POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 5263 (ORGAN DONORS), to promote and protect from discrimination living organ donors; NADLER; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, Oversight and Government Reform, House Administration, Education and the Workforce and Financial Services, July 30.

H.R. 5274 (MEDICARE), to amend Title II of the Social Security Act to allow voluntary agreements for Social Security and Medicare coverage of employees of Guam and American Samoa; BORDALLO; to the Committee on Ways and Means, July 30.

H.R. 5279 (TAXATION), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose an excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages, to dedicate the revenue from such tax to the prevention, treatment and research of diet-related health conditions in priority populations, and for other purposes; DELAURO; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, July 30.

H.R. 5286 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to amend Title 38, U.S. Code, to provide for a more equitable geographic allocation of funds appropriated to the Department of Veterans Affairs for medical care; LARSON of Connecticut; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, July 30.

H.R. 5294 (MINORITY HEALTH), to improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes; ROYBAL-ALLARD; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Agriculture, Education and the Workforce, the Budget, Veterans’ Affairs, Armed Services, the Judiciary and Natural Resources, July 30.

H.R. 5298 (INSURANCE REGULATION), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt student workers for purposes of determining a higher education institution’s employer health care shared responsibility; TURNER; to the Committee on Ways and Means, July 30.

H.RES. 697 (OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS), expressing support for the designation of September as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month; DELAURO; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, July 30.
S. 2722 (NEONATAL ABSTINENCE SYNDROME), to facilitate identification and dissemination of evidence-informed recommendations for addressing maternal addiction and neonatal abstinence syndrome and to provide for studies with respect to neonatal abstinence syndrome; MCCONNELL; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, July 31.

S. 2728 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide community-based medical education payments to primary care teaching centers, to provide for a Medicare indirect medical education performance adjustment and to increase Medicare graduate medical education transparency, and for other purposes; MURRAY; to the Committee on Finance, July 31.

S. 2731 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the application of Medicare secondary payer rules to certain workers’ compensation settlement agreements and qualified Medicare set-aside provisions; NELSON; to the Committee on Finance, July 31.

S. 2733 (INSURANCE REGULATION), to establish a certification process for opting out of the individual health insurance mandate; MCCAIN; to the Committee on Finance, July 31




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