POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


S. 2625 (CONTRACEPTIVES), to establish certain duties for pharmacies to ensure provision of Food and Drug Administration-approved contraception, and for other purposes; BOOKER; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, July 17.

S. 2627 (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 17.

H.R. 5153 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to direct the secretary of veterans affairs to reimburse non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical providers for the provision of certain hospital care and medical services to veterans, and for other purposes; GABBARD; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, July 17.

H.R. 5136 (MEDICAID), to direct the secretary of health and human services to establish a demonstration project under Medicaid under Title XIX of the Social Security Act under which payment may be made to states for expenditures for medical assistance with respect to substance use disorder treatment services, and for other purposes; FUDGE; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, July 17.

H.R. 5145 (MAMMOGRAPHY), to require breast density reporting to physicians and patients by facilities that perform mammograms, and for other purposes; DELAURO; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, July 17.

H.R. 5147 (MARKETPLACE ENROLLMENT), to provide certain uninsured individuals a special enrollment period after tax filing in 2015 for enrollment in qualified health plans offered through an exchange, and for other purposes; KIRKPATRICK; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, July 17.

H. RES. 673 (HIV/AIDS TESTING), supporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes; WATERS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, July 17.

H.RES. 674 (PUBLIC HEALTH),expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that sedentary lifestyles are a public health issue and supporting the designation of a “National Get Vertical Day” to recognize the importance of preventing physical inactivity and encouraging adults to live physically active lifestyles; BISHOP of Georgia; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, July 17.



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