POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 4888 (PEDIATRIC HEALTH), to provide for the identification and dissemination of best practices for medical professionals and other health-care providers relative to neonatal abstinence syndrome, and for other purposes; CLARK of Massachusetts; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, June 18.

H.R. 4896 (BUDGET), to prohibit congressional recesses until Congress adopts a concurrent resolution on the budget that results in a balanced federal budget by fiscal year 2024, and for other purposes; RIBBLE; to the Committee on Rules, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, June 18.

H.R. 4898 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to amend Title 38, United States Code, to direct the secretary of veterans affairs to provide hospital care and medical services in non-department facilities for veterans waiting longer than 14 days for an appointment in a department facility, and for other purposes; SINEMA; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, June 18.

S. 2501 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make improvements to the Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program; MANCHIN; to the Committee on Finance, June 19.

H.R. 4900 (VETERANS’ HEALTH, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent veterans from being disqualified from contributing to health savings accounts by reason of receiving medical care for service-connected disabilities under programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs; SAM JOHNSON of Texas; to the Committee on Ways and Means, June 19.

H.R. 4917 (MEDICAL DEBT), to amend Title 11 of the U.S. Code to provide bankruptcy protections for medically distressed debtors, and for other purposes; SHEA-PORTER; to the Committee on the Judiciary, June 19.

H.R. 4918 (PHARMACEUTICAL REVIEW), to require the Food and Drug Administration to expedite review of pharmaceuticals that are approved for marketing in the European Union; STIVERS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, June 19.

H.R. 4920 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require state licensure and performance guarantees for entities submitting bids under the Medicare durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) competitive acquisition program, and for other purposes; TIBERI; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, June 19.

H.RES. 631 (POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER), supporting the goals and ideals of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, June 19.



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