POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 2925 (FEDERAL HEALTHCARE PROGRAMS), to amend Title XI of the Social Security Act to expand the permissive exclusion from participation in federal health care programs to individuals and entities affiliated with sanctioned entities; BRADY of Texas; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, Aug. 1.

H.R. 2927 (REFORM), to prevent the implementation of certain tax and fee provisions of the Affordable Care Act until the secretary of the Treasury certifies that reporting requirements relating to employer status and employee income levels and health care status may be made with 100 percent accuracy and without fraud; BILIRAKIS; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, Aug. 1.

H.R. 2938 (REFORM), to provide that certain requirements of the Affordable Care Act do not apply if the American Health Benefit Exchanges are not operating on Oct. 1, 2013; JENKINS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, Aug. 1.

H.R. 2941 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to amend Title 38, U.S. Code, to authorize the secretary of veterans affairs to make certain grants to assist nursing homes for veterans located on tribal lands; KIRKPATRICK; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Aug. 1.

H.R. 2949 (REFORM), to delay for one year certain amendments to the Medicaid program made by the Affordable Care Act, and for other purposes; MCMORRIS RODGERS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Aug. 1.

H.R. 2950 (REFORM), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to delay the application of the individual health insurance mandate for individuals who have not attained age 27; MCMORRIS RODGERS; to the Committee on Ways and Means, Aug. 1.

H.R. 2951 (REFORM), to require certain preconditions for allowing premium tax credits, reductions in cost sharing, and funding of navigators and related exchange enrollment activities, and for other purposes; MCMORRIS RODGERS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, Aug. 1.

H.R. 2953 (MEDICARE), to provide Medicare payments to Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities for items and services provided to Medicare-eligible veterans for non-service-connected conditions; MICHAUD; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, and Veterans’ Affairs, Aug. 1.

H.R. 2957 (HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY), to amend the Public Health Service Act and the Social Security Act to extend health information technology assistance eligibility to behavioral health, mental health, and substance abuse professionals and facilities, and for other purposes; MURPHY of Pennsylvania; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, Aug. 1.

H.R. 2960 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require sponsors of Medicare prescription drug plans to implement procedures to prevent fraud and abuse, and for other purposes; PALLONE; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and the Judiciary, Aug. 1.

H.R. 2969 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the recognition of attending physician assistants as attending physicians to serve hospice patients; TERRY; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, Aug. 1.

H.R. 2975 (ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE), to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for training and support services for Alzheimer’s patients and their families; WATERS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Aug. 1.

H.R. 2977 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage, as supplies associated with the injection of insulin, of containment, removal, decontamination and disposal of home-generated needles, syringes, and other sharps through a sharps container, decontamination/destruction device, or sharps-by-mail program or similar program under Part D of Medicare; WHITFIELD; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, Aug. 1.



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