POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced


S. 1119 (introduced by Senator Collins), to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for integration of mental health services and mental health treatment outreach teams, and for other purposes; COLLINS; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

S. 1123 (introduced by Sen. Carper for himself, Sen. Coburn, Sen. Bennet, Sen. Coons, Sen. Klobuchar, Sen. Landrieu, Sen. McCaskill, Sen. Warner, Sen. Ayotte, Sen. Enzi, Sen. Isakson, and Sen. Corker): A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to curb waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs; to the Committee on Finance.

H.R. 2305 (introduced by Rep. Roskam for himself, Rep. Carney, Rep. Hultgren, Rep. Barber, Rep. Shrader, and Rep. Reed): A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to curb waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

S. 1128 (introduced by Sen. Toomey for himself, Sen. Casey, and Sen. Crapo): A bill to clarify the orphan drug exception to the annual fee on branded prescription pharmaceutical manufacturers and importers; to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1137 (introduced by Sen. Wyden for himself, Sen. Crapo, Sen. Landrieu, Sen. Cantwell, Sen. Berkley, and Sen. Blumenthal): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance.

H.R. 2315 (introduced by Rep. Gerlach for himself and Rep. Neal): A bill to clarify the orphan drug exception to the annual fee on branded prescription pharmaceutical manufacturers and importers; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R. 2363 (introduced by Rep. Honda): to foster further innovation and entrepreneurship in the health information technology sector; referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Small Business, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

S. 1164 (introduced by Sen. Pryor for himself and Sen. Coons): a bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to clarify provisions with respect to church plans; read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1165 (introduced by Sen. Tester for himself, Sen. Begich, Sen. Pryor, and Sen. Wyden): a bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for certain requirements relating to the immunization of veterans, and for other purposes; read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.



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