POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced


H.R. 5097 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to direct the secretary of veterans affairs to allow certain veterans to participate in the Patient-Centered Community Care program; BOUSTANY; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, July 14.

H.R. 5098 (MEDICARE/MEDICAID), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to temporarily exempt from the employer health insurance mandate certain Medicare and Medicaid providers; DAINES; to the Committee on Ways and Means, July 14.

H.R. 5102 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the requirement for employer disclosure of information on health care coverage of employees who are Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes; LEWIS; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, July 14.

S. 2605 (WOMEN’S HEALTH), to preserve religious freedom and a woman’s access to contraception; AYOTTE; to the Committee on Finance, July 15.

S. 2607 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to extend and modify the pilot program of the Department of Veterans Affairs on assisted living services for veterans with traumatic brain injury, and for other purposes; BOOKER; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, July 15.

H.R. 5110 (MEDICARE), amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal rebasing of payments for home health services, as required under the PPACA, and to replace such rebasing with a Medicare home health value-based purchasing program, and for other purposes; WALDEN; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, July 15.

H.R. 5113 (MEDICAID/MEDICARE), to amend Title XIX of the Social Security Act to end the increased federal funding for Medicaid expansion with respect to inmates’ hospital care under the Affordable Care Act, to apply the savings towards a 2015 Medicare Advantage stabilization program to help protect seniors’ choices, and for other purposes; COFFMAN; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, July 15.

S. 2618 (FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit to employers who provide paid family and medical leave; FISCHER; to the Committee on Finance, July 16.

H.R. 5124 (DISEASE SURVEILLANCE), to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program and to provide for sickle cell disease research, surveillance, prevention and treatment; DANNY K. DAVIS of Illinois; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, July 16.

S. 2622 (MAMMOGRAPHY), to require breast density reporting to physicians and patients by facilities that perform mammograms, and for other purposes; FEINSTEIN; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, July 17.



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