POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 2500 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers under Medicare, and for other purposes; NUNES; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, June 25.

H.R. 2504 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure more timely access to home health services for Medicare beneficiaries under Medicare; WALDEN; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, June 26.

H.R. 2519 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to direct the secretary of state, the secretary of health and human services, and the secretary of veterans affairs to provide assistance for individuals affected by exposure to Agent Orange, and for other purposes; LEE of California; jointly, to the committees on Veterans’ Affairs, Energy and Commerce, and Foreign Affairs, June 26.

H.R. 2521 (DISEASE RESEARCH), to amend the Public Health Service Act to expand and intensify programs of the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with respect to translational research and related activities concerning cavernous angioma, and for other purposes; BEN RAY LUJÁN of New Mexico; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, June 26.

H.R. 2524 (MEDICARE), to establish a program to provide incentive payments to participating Medicare beneficiaries who voluntarily establish and maintain better health; PAULSEN; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, June 26.

S. 1239 (DISEASE RESEARCH AND AWARENESS), to expand the research and awareness activities of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with respect to scleroderma, and for other purposes; GILLIBRAND; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, June 27.

S. 1244 (APPROPRIATIONS), original bill making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2014, and for other purposes; PRYOR; from the Committee on Appropriations; placed on the calendar, June 27.

S. 1247 (CHILDREN’S HEALTH), to improve and enhance research and programs on childhood cancer survivorship, and for other purposes; REED; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, June 27.

S. 1251 (CANCER PROGRAMS), to establish programs with respect to childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer; REED; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, June 27.

S. 1255 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a deduction for travel expenses to medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs in connection with examinations or treatments relating to service-connected disabilities; HELLER; to the Committee on Finance, June 27.

S. 1256 (PHARMACEUTICALS), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to preserve the effectiveness of medically important antimicrobials used in the treatment of human and animal diseases; FEINSTEIN; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, June 27.

S. 1265 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to delay the implementation of round 2 of the Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Acquisition Program for competitive acquisition areas in Tennessee, and for other purposes; ALEXANDER; to the Committee on Finance, June 27.

H.R. 2545 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an expert advisory panel regarding relative value scale process used under the Medicare physician fee schedule, and for other purposes; MCDERMOTT; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, June 27.



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