POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.2


S. 377 (AMBULANCE SERVICES), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase access to ambulance services under the Medicare program and to reform payments for such services under such program, and for other purposes; SCHUMER; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 4

H.R. 762 (INSURANCE), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and modify the credit for employee health insurance expenses of small employers; DELBENE; to the Committee on Ways and Means; Feb. 5

H.R. 763 (VETERANS), to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program under which eligible veterans may elect to receive hospital care and medical services at non-Department of Veterans Affairs facilities, and for other purposes; LOBIONDO; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; Feb. 5

H.R. 769 (EMPLOYER MANDATE), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain educational institutions from the employer health insurance mandate, and for other purposes; MESSER; jointly, to the Committee on Ways and Means and Education and the Workforce; Feb. 5

H.R. 771 (DIABETIC TESTING STRIPS), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act in order to strengthen rules applied in case of competition for diabetic testing strips, and for other purposes; DEGETTE; jointly, to the Committee on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 5

H.R. 775 (THERAPY CAPS), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps, and for other purposes; BOUSTANY; jointly, to the Committee on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 5

H.R. 776 (STARK RULE), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to create alternative sanctions for technical noncompliance with the Stark rule under Medicare, and for other purposes; BOUSTANY; jointly, to the Committee on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 5

H.R. 777 (NIH), to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide funding for the National Institutes of Health; CASTOR; jointly, to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Budget, and Appropriations; Feb. 5

H.R. 778 (MEDICAID), to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to redistribute Federal funds that would otherwise be made available to States that do not provide for the Medicaid expansion in accordance with the Affordable Care Act to those States electing to provide those Medicaid benefits, and for other purposes; CONNOLLY; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 5

H.R. 786 (VACCINES), to improve access, certainty, and innovation with respect to vaccines; ELLMERS; jointly, to the Committee on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 5

H.R. 789 (TICK-BOURNE DISEASES), to provide for research with respect to Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases, and for other purposes; GIBSON; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 5



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