POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 2986 (MEDICAID), to amend Title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the temporary Medicare payment rate floor for primary care services of primary care physicians to nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, physician assistants, and certified nurse-midwives under Medicaid, and for other purposes; BONAMICI; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Aug. 2.

H.R. 2988 (REFORM), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the definition of full-time employee for purposes of the employer mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; LIPINSKI; to the Committee on Ways and Means, Aug. 2.

H.R. 2993 (MEDICAID), to require states to report information on Medicaid payments to abortion providers; OLSON; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Aug. 2.

H.R. 2995 (REFORM), to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to eliminate the limitation on deductibles for employer-sponsored health plans; REED; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Aug. 2.

H.R. 3005 (DIAGNOSTIC TESTS), to amend Chapter V of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to permit the sale of, and access to, “research use only” products in diagnostic tests; BURGESS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Aug. 2.

H.R. 3019 (PHARMACIES), to amend Chapter V of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to enhance the requirements for pharmacies that compound drug products; DELAURO; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Aug. 2.

H.R. 3020 (HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE), to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide parity under group and individual health plans and group and individual health insurance coverage for the provision of benefits for prosthetics and custom orthotics and benefits for other medical and surgical services; DENT; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, Education and the Workforce, and Ways and Means, Aug. 20.

H.R. 3024 (MEDICARE), to establish a smart card pilot program under Medicare; GERLACH; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, Aug. 2.

H.R. 3041 (HEALTH INFORMATION), to prevent the Internal Revenue Service from unnecessarily seizing protected health information; MURPHY of Pennsylvania; to the Committee on Ways and Means, Aug. 2.

H.R. 3046 (TAXATION), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and simplify the credit for employee health insurance expenses of small employers; PALLONE; to the Committee on Ways and Means, Aug. 2.

H.R. 3054 (AUTISM), to establish a health and education grant program related to autism spectrum disorders, and for other purposes; SMITH of New Jersey; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Aug. 2.

H.R. 3059 (FEDERAL BUDGET), to provide a biennial budget for the United States Government; WHITFIELD; jointly, to the committees on the Budget, Oversight and Government Reform, and Rules, Aug. 2.

H.RES. 333 (REFORM), expressing the firm conviction of the House of Representatives that any continuing resolution or debt ceiling increase it may approve for the duration of the 113th Congress shall affirmatively include a provision specifically prohibiting the expenditure of any federal funds in support of or in implementation or effectuation or enforcement of any provision of the Affordable Care Act (“ObamaCare”); STOCKMAN; jointly, to the committees on Appropriations and Ways and Means, Aug. 2.



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