POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


S. 2471 (MEDICAL DEBT), to amend title 11 of the U.S. Code to provide bankruptcy protections for medically distressed debtors, and for other purposes; WHITEHOUSE; to the Committee on the Judiciary, June 12.

H.R. 4853 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow individuals to elect to receive the Medicare Summary Notice electronically, and for other purposes; RENACCI; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, June 12.

H.R. 4857 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modify payment under Medicare for outpatient department procedures that utilize drugs as supplies, and for other purposes; REED; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, June 12.

H.R. 4861 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to establish the Commission on Access to Care to undertake a comprehensive evaluation and assessment of access to health care at the Department of Veterans Affairs; HECK of Washington; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, June 12.

H.R. 4862 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to direct the secretary of veterans affairs to meet with certain advisory committees to receive administrative and policy recommendations to improve the health care system of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; HECK of Washington; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, June 12.

H.R. 4865 (ACCESS), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that working families have access to affordable health insurance coverage; KUSTER; to the Committee on Ways and Means, June 12.

H.RES. 623 (DYSLEXIA), recognizing the importance of dyslexia and other specific learning disabilities and promoting research, education and awareness; BEATTY; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, June 12.



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