POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced


H.R. 626 (MEDICARE ADVANTAGE), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require Medicare Advantage organizations to disclose certain information on the changes made to the MA plan offered by such organization pursuant to changes required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, and for other purposes; DENHAM; jointly, to the Committee on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; Jan. 30

H.R. 628 (DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare beneficiary access to eye tracking accessories for speech generating devices and to remove the rental cap for durable medical equipment under the Medicare Program with respect to speech generating devices; RODGERS; jointly, to the Committee on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Jan. 30

H.R. 631 (INDIVIDUAL MANDATE), to amend section 5000A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an additional religious exemption from the individual health coverage mandate, and for other purposes; SCHOCK; to the Committee on Ways and Means; Jan. 30

H.R. 633 (PPACA), to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to prohibit the sharing of personally identifiable information obtained through the Federally Facilitated Marketplace for marketing, and for other purposes; YOUNG; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Jan. 30

H.R. 639 (CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES), to amend the Controlled Substances Act with respect to drug scheduling recommendations by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and with respect to registration of manufacturers and distributors seeking to conduct clinical testing; PITTS; jointly, to the Committee on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary; Feb. 2

H.R. 642 (SEXUAL TRAUMA), to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the eligibility for beneficiary travel for veterans seeking treatment or care for military sexual trauma in specialized outpatient or residential programs at facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; WALORSKI; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; Feb. 2

H.R. 647 (TRAUMA CARE PROGRAMS), to amend title XII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain trauma care programs, and for other purposes; BURGESS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 2

H.R. 648 (TRAUMA CARE PROGRAMS), to amend title XII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain trauma care programs, and for other purposes; BURGESS to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 2

H.R. 633 (MDH), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make permanent the extension of the Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and the increased payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital program; REED; to the Committee on Ways and Means; Feb. 2

H.R. 665 (TICK-BORNE DISEASES), to provide for the establishment of the Tick-Borne Diseases Advisory Committee; SMITH; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 2

S. 332 (MDH), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make permanent the extension of the Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and the increased payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital program; GRASSLEY; to the Committee on Finance, Feb. 2

S. 336 (PPACA), to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 entirely; CRUZ; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 2



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