POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced


H.R. 5213 (HEALTH SYSTEM REFORM), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify the treatment of seasonal positions for purposes of the employer shared responsibility requirement; RENACCI; to the Committee on Ways and Means, July 28.

H.R. 5214 (CLINICAL DATA REGISTRIES), to require the secretary of health and human services to provide for recommendations for the development and use of clinical data registries for the improvement of patient care; OLSON; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, July 28.

H.R. 5218 (ORGAN AND TISSUE DONOR REGISTRIES), to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a National Organ and Tissue Donor Registry Resource Center, to authorize grants for state organ and tissue donor registries, and for other purposes; CLAY; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, July 28.

H.R. 5230 (APPROPRIATIONS), making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2014, and for other purposes; ROGERS of Kentucky; to the Committee on Appropriations, July 29.

H.R. 5232 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require hospitals to provide certain notifications to individuals classified by such hospitals under observation status rather than admitted as inpatients of such hospitals; DOGGETT; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, July 29.

S. 2687 (CONTRACEPTIVES), to amend Title 10, U.S. Code, to ensure that female members of the armed forces and their families have access to the contraception they need in order to promote the health and readiness of all members of the armed forces, and for other purposes; SHAHEEN; to the Committee on Armed Services, July 30.

S. 2689 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to specify coverage of continuous glucose monitoring devices, and for other purposes; COLLINS; to the Committee on Finance, July 30.

S. 2694 (MEDICAID), to amend Title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the application of the Medicare payment rate floor to primary care services furnished under Medicaid and to apply the rate floor to additional providers of primary care services; BROWN; to the Committee on Finance, July 30.

S. 2701 (HEALTH PLAN ENROLLMENT), to require the secretary of health and human services to address certain inconsistencies between the self-attested information provided by an applicant in enrolling in a health plan on an exchange and being determined eligible for premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions or in being determined to be eligible for enrollment in a state Medicaid plan or a state child health plan under the state Children’s Health Insurance Program and the data received through the Federal Data Services Hub or from other data sources; VITTER; to the Committee on Finance, July 30.

S. 2707 (TRICARE), to provide for coordination between the TRICARE program and eligibility for making contributions to a health savings account; MORAN; to the Committee on Finance, July 30.



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