POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


S. 1729 (REFORM), to amend the Affordable Care Act to provide further options with respect to levels of coverage under qualified health plans; BEGICH; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Nov. 19.

S. 1735 (HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE), to amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from the definition of health insurance coverage certain medical stop-loss insurance obtained by certain plan sponsors of group health plans; ALEXANDER; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Nov. 19.

H.R. 3531 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate the three-day prior hospitalization requirement for Medicare coverage of skilled nursing facility services in qualified skilled nursing facilities, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means, Nov. 19.

H.R. 3537 (RESEARCH), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the credit for increasing research activities, to increase such credit for amounts paid or incurred for qualified research occurring in the U.S. and to increase the domestic production activities deduction for the manufacture of property substantially all of the research and development of which occurred in the U.S.; EDWARDS; to the Committee on Ways and Means, Nov. 19.

H.R. 3540 (PATENTS), to amend Chapter 26 of Title 35, U.S. Code, to require the disclosure of information related to patent ownership, and for other purposes; POLIS; jointly, to the committees on the Judiciary and Energy and Commerce, Nov. 19.

H.R. 3541 (REFORM), to prevent a taxpayer bailout of health insurance issuers; GRIFFIN of Arkansas; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Nov. 19.

S. 1751 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to improve authorities for performance of medical disabilities examinations by contract physicians for benefits under laws administered by the secretary of veterans affairs, and for other purposes; HELLER; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Nov. 20.

H.R. 3548 (TRAUMA), to amend Title XII of the Public Health Service Act to expand the definition of trauma to include thermal, electrical, chemical, radioactive and other extrinsic agents; JOHNSON of Ohio; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Nov. 20.

H.R. 3554 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to amend the Public Health Service Act to designate certain medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs as health professional shortage areas, and for other purposes; BRALEY of Iowa; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Nov. 20.

H.R. 3562 (REFORM), to clarify the application of all laws, including the Affordable Care Act, to the federal government and Congress, and for other purposes; KINGSTON; jointly, to the committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Energy and Commerce and House Administration, Nov. 20.

H.R. 3567 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for additional coverage options for beneficiaries under the original Medicare fee-for-service program through a Medicare Link program; SCHRADER; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, Nov. 20.

S. 1758 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase access to Medicare data; BALDWIN; to the Committee on Finance, Nov. 21.

S. 1759 (TEACHING HEALTH CENTER PROGRAM), to reauthorize the teaching health center program; SANDERS; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Nov. 21.

S. 1769 (MEDICAL MALPRACTICE/PRODUCT LIABILITY), limit the establishment of certain standards of care or duties of care owed by health-care providers to patients in any medical malpractice or medical product liability action or claim; TOOMEY; to the Committee on the Judiciary, Nov. 21.



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