POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.1


H.R. 868 (TRICARE), to provide for coordination between the TRICARE program and eligibility for making contributions to a health savings account, and for other purposes; STEWART; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and the Committee on Armed Services; Feb. 11

H.R. 876 (OBSERVATION STATUS), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require hospitals to provide certain notifications to individuals classified by such hospitals under observation status rather than admitted as inpatients of such hospitals; DOGGETT; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; Feb. 11

H.R. 880 (RESEARCH), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify and make permanent the research credit; BRADY; to the Committee on Ways and Means; Feb. 11

H.R. 886 (ACA), to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to permit States to impose workforce requirements for individuals made eligible for medical assistance under the amendments made by the Affordable Care Act, and for other purposes; WESTERMAN; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 11

H.R. 887 (EHR), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the treatment of patient encounters in ambulatory surgical centers in determining meaningful EHR use, and for other purposes; BLACK; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 11

H.R. 903 (PPACA), to require notification of individuals of breaches of personally identifiable information through Exchanges under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and for other purposes; PITTS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 11

H.Res. 106 (PROSTATE CANCER), supporting quality of life for prostate cancer patients; PAULSEN; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 11

H.R. 448 (TRICARE), to provide for coordination between the TRICARE program and eligibility for making contributions to a health savings account, and for other purposes; MORAN; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 11

S. 453 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to States to streamline State requirements and procedures for veterans with military emergency medical training to become civilian emergency medical technicians; CASSIDY; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; Feb. 11

S. 459 (MEDICAID), to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to approve waivers under the Medicaid Program under title XIX of the Social Security Act that are related to State provider taxes that exempt certain retirement communities; BOOZMAN; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 11



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