POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.3


H.R. 940 (PHSA), to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to protect rights of conscience with regard to requirements for coverage of specific items and services, to amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in governmental activities, and for other purposes; BLACK; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 12

H.R. 941 (VETERANS), to amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to extend the requirement of the Secretary to furnish hospital care and medical services through non-Department of Veterans Affairs entities to veterans residing in certain locations; KUSTER; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; Feb. 12

H.R. 943 (MEDICARE), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the requirement for employer disclosure of information on health care coverage of employees who are Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes; LEWIS; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; Feb. 12

H.R. 952 (SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES), to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to establish a minimum direct care registered nurse staffing requirement at nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities under Medicare and Medicaid and for other purposes; SCHAKOWSKY; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; Feb. 12

H.R. 953 (DRUG ABUSE), to authorize the Attorney General to award grants to address the national epidemics of prescription opioid abuse and heroin use; SENSENBRENNER; jointly, to the committees on the Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, and Education and the Workforce; Feb. 12

H.R. 954 (CO-OP), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt from the individual mandate certain individuals who had coverage under a terminated qualified health plan funded through the Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) program; SMITH; to the Committee on Ways and Means; Feb. 12

H.Res. 109 (RARE DISEASES), expressing support for the designation of February 28, 2015, as ``Rare Disease Day’’; CARSON; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 12

S. 470 (ACA), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain educational institutions from the employer health insurance mandate, and for other purposes; THUNE; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 12

S. 471 (VETERANS), to improve the provision of health care for women veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; HELLER; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; Feb. 12



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