POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.1


S. 2157 (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; WYDEN; read the first time, March 25.

H.R. 4290 (CHILDREN’S HEALTH), to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program; MATHESON; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, March 25.

H.R. 4299 (DRUG CLINICAL TESTING), to amend the Controlled Substances Act with respect to drug scheduling recommendations by the secretary of Health and Human Services and with respect to registration of manufacturers and distributors seeking to conduct clinical testing; PITTS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary, March 26.

H.R. 4302 (MEDICARE/MEDICAID), to amend the Social Security Act to extend Medicare payments to physicians and other provisions of the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes; PITTS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means and the Budget, March 26.

S. 2166 (REFORM), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify provisions relating to determinations of full-time equivalent employees for purposes of the Affordable Care Act; MANCHIN; to the Committee on Finance, March 27.

S. 2168 (REFORM), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the definition of large employer for purposes of applying the employer mandate; HEITKAMP; to the Committee on Finance, March 27.
S. 2173 (REFORM), to amend the Affordable Care Act to provide a permanent path for the direct enrollment of individuals in qualified health plans; LANDRIEU; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, March 27.

S. 2174 (REFORM), to amend the Affordable Care Act to provide greater flexibility in offering health insurance coverage across state lines; WARNER; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, March 27.
S. 2175 (REFORM), to amend the Affordable Care Act to enhance access for independent agents and brokers to information regarding marketplace enrollment; LANDRIEU; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, March 27.

S. 2176 (REFORM), to revise reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act to preserve the privacy of individuals, and for other purposes; WARNER; to the Committee on Finance, March 27.

S. J. RES. 35 (REFORM), providing for congressional disapproval under Chapter 8 of Title 5, U.S. Code, of the rule submitted by the Internal Revenue Service of the Department of the Treasury relating to liability under Section 5000A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 for the shared responsibility payment for not maintaining minimum essential coverage; MCCONNELL; to the Committee on Finance, March 27.

H. RES. 527 (PUBLIC HEALTH), supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week; ROYBAL-ALLARD; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, March 27.

H.RES. 528 (DISEASE AWARENESS), expressing support for designation of March 2014 as National Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month; BACHUS; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, March 27.



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