POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 5048 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to expand and improve care provided to veterans and members of the armed forces with mental health disorders or at risk of suicide, to review the terms or characterization of the discharge or separation of certain individuals from the armed forces, to require a pilot program on loan repayment for psychiatrists who agree to serve in the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; PETERS of Michigan; jointly, to the committees on Veterans’ Affairs and Armed Services, July 9.

H.R. 5051 (INSURANCE REGULATION), to ensure that employers cannot interfere in their employees’ birth control and other health-care decisions; SLAUGHTER; jointly, to the committees on Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, July 9.

S. 2586 (MEDICARE), to establish a smart card pilot program under Medicare; KIRK; to the Committee on Finance, July 10.

H.R. 5054 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to amend Title 38, U.S. Code, to establish within the Department of Veterans Affairs an Office of Whistle-Blower and Patient Protection; KIRKPATRICK; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, July 10.

H.R. 5059 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to direct the secretary of defense and the secretary of veterans affairs to provide for the conduct of annual evaluations of mental-health-care and suicide-prevention programs of the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs, to review the terms or characterization of the discharge or separation of certain individuals from the armed forces, to require a pilot program on loan repayment for psychiatrists who agree to serve in the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; WALZ; jointly, to the committees on Veterans’ Affairs and Armed Services, July 10.



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