POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced


H.R. 5805 (DRUGS), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to expanding access for breakthrough drugs, and for other purposes; MCCAUL; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Dec. 8.

H.R. 5808 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to strengthen rules applied in case of competition for diabetic testing strips, and for other purposes; DEGETTE; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, Dec. 8.

H.R. 5809 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require state licensure and bid surety bonds for entities submitting bids under the Medicare durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) competitive acquisition program, and for other purposes; TIBERI; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, Dec. 8.

H.R. 5811 (EMERGENCY PERSONNEL), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a charitable deduction for the service of volunteer firefighters and emergency medical and rescue personnel; MCKINLEY; to the Committee on Ways and Means, Dec. 9.

H.R. 5815 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for pharmacy benefits manager standards under the Medicare prescription drug program to further transparency of payment methodologies to pharmacies, and for other purposes; COLLINS of Georgia; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Armed Services, and Oversight and Government Reform, Dec. 9.

H.R. 5819 (SCIENTISTS), to amend Title IV of the Public Health Service Act to ensure that scientists are being funded at the age when they are most likely to make breakthroughs; HARRIS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Dec. 9.

H.R. 5820 (SCIENTISTS), to amend Title IV of the Public Health Service Act to allocate additional funding through the common fund for research by emerging scientists; HARRIS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Dec. 9.

H.R. 5823 (MEDICARE), to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to create incentives for health-care providers to promote quality health-care outcomes, and for other purposes; MATHESON; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, Dec. 9.

S. 2996 (DRUGS), to create a limited population pathway for approval of certain antibacterial drugs; BENNET; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Dec. 10.

H.R. 5825 (TAXATION), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent foreign diplomats from being eligible to receive health insurance premium tax credits and health insurance cost-sharing reductions, and for other purposes; ROYCE; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce and Foreign Affairs, Dec. 10.

H.R. 5835 (TUBERCULOSIS), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act with respect to making progress toward the goal of eliminating tuberculosis, and for other purposes; GENE GREEN of Texas; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Dec. 10.

H.R. 5840 (NURSES), to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the secretary of health and human services to make grants to eligible entities to train elementary and secondary school nurses on how to respond to a biological or chemical attack or an outbreak of pandemic influenza in a school building or on school grounds; ISRAEL; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Dec. 10.



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