POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.2


S. 466 (MEDICAID/CHIP), to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to improve the quality, health outcomes, and value of maternity care under the Medicaid and CHIP programs by developing maternity care quality measures and supporting maternity care quality collaboratives; STABENOW; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 11

S. 469 (MILITARY HEALTH), to improve the reproductive assistance provided by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to severely wounded, ill, or injured members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their spouses or partners, and for other purposes; MURRAY; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; Feb. 11

H.R. 909 (BREAKTHROUGH 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; Feb. 12

H.R. 919 (CHIP), to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes; GREEN; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 12

H.R. 921 (SPORTS MEDICINE), to provide protections for certain sports medicine professionals who provide certain medical services in a secondary State; GUTHRIE; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary; Feb. 12

H.R. 928 (PPACA), to repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; BOUSTANY; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; Feb. 12

H.R. 931 (BACTERIAL RESISTANCE), to provide for approval of certain drugs and biological products indicated for use in a well-defined population of patients in order to address increases in bacterial resistance to drugs and biological products, and for other purposes; DELAURO; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 12

H.R. 933 (VACCINES), to amend the Head Start Act to ensure that all children in Head Start and Early Head Start programs are vaccinated, and allow exemptions only for children with underlying medical conditions, for whom vaccines are therefore medically contraindicated; ESHOO; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce; Feb. 12



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