POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 4190 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under Medicare pharmacist services; GUTHRIE; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, March 11.

H.R. 4191 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to amend Title 38, U.S. Code, to improve the treatment of medical evidence provided by non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical professionals in support of claims for disability compensation under the laws administered by the secretary of veterans affairs, and for other purposes; WALZ; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, March 11.

H.R. 4196 (REFORM/MEDICARE), to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to eliminate exchange cost-sharing subsidies, to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to create a Medicare Advantage Improvement Fund, and for other purposes; JOHNSON of Ohio; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means and Education and the Workforce, March 11.

H.R. 4201 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require Medicare Advantage organizations to disclose certain information on the changes made to the MA plan offered by such organization pursuant to changes required by the Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, and for other purposes; DENHAM; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, March 11.

H.RES. 510 (MEDICAL TRIALS),expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the National Institutes of Health should develop a pilot program to improve medical trial participation, retention, efficiency, effectiveness and diversity; KINGSTON; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, March 11.

H.RES. 513 (OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA),supporting the goals and ideals of the week of May 3, 2014, through May 10, 2014, as National Osteogenesis Imperfecta Awareness Week, to celebrate the progress made, and recognize the work yet to be done toward educating our communities, promoting research programs and raising vital resources for doctors, nurses and health-care providers and everyone touched by the Osteogenesis Imperfecta community; RUPPERSBERGER; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, March 11.

S. 2115 (BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH), to provide for the establishment of a fund to provide for an expanded and sustained national investment in biomedical research; DURBIN; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, March 12.

S. 2122 (MEDICARE/MEDICAID), to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and to improve Medicare and Medicaid payments, and for other purposes; HATCH; read the first time, March 12.



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