POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 835 (MEDICAID), to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a standard definition of therapeutic foster care services in Medicaid; DELAURO; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 10

H.R. 836 (EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES), to improve access to emergency medical services, and for other purposes; DENT; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 10

H.R. 837 (COORDINATED CARE), to implement a demonstration project under titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to examine the costs and benefits of providing payments for comprehensive coordinated health care services provided by purpose-built, continuing care retirement communities to Medicare beneficiaries; FITZPATRICK; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 10

H.R. 842 (HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE), to require the Commissioner of Social Security to revise the medical and evaluation criteria for determining disability in a person diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease and to waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals disabled by Huntington’s Disease; KINZINGER; to the Committee on Ways and Means; Feb. 10

H.Res. 102 (CANCER), expressing support for designation of September 25, 2015, as ``National Pediatric Bone Cancer Awareness Day’’; FARENTHOLD; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 10

S. 420 (PPACA), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that emergency services volunteers are not taken into account as employees under the shared responsibility requirements contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; TOOMEY; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 10

S. 428 (MEDICAID/CHIP), to amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for 12-month continuous enrollment under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes; BROWN; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 10

S. 429 (MEDICAID), to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a standard definition of therapeutic foster care services in Medicaid; BALDWIN; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 10

S. 432 (ACA), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain small businesses from the employer health insurance mandate and to modify the definition of full-time employee for purposes of such mandate; ENZI; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 10

H.R. 865 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to limit the liability of health care professionals who volunteer to provide health care services in response to a disaster; BLACKBURN; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary; Feb. 11



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