POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 1078 (USER FEES), to amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to exempt from sequestration certain user fees of the Food and Drug Administration; LANCE; to the Committee on the Budget; Feb. 25

H.R. 1083 (SELF-REFERRAL), to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to apply the Medicare restriction on self-referral to State plan requirements under Medicaid, and for other purposes; MCDERMOTT; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 25

H.R. 1085 (PREVENTION FUND), to repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund; PITTS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 25

S. 563 (VA), to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish the Physician Ambassadors Helping Veterans program to seek to employ physicians at the Department of Veterans Affairs on a without compensation basis in practice areas and specialties with staffing shortages and long appointment waiting times; MORAN; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; Feb. 25

S. 564 (VA), to amend title 38, United States Code, to include licensed hearing aid specialists as eligible for appointment in the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; MORAN; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; Feb. 25

S. 570 (ORAL HEALTH), to improve access to oral health care for vulnerable and underserved populations; SANDERS; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; Feb. 25

H.R. 1096 (VA), to amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to clarify the distance requirements regarding the eligibility of certain veterans to receive medical care and services from non-Department of Veterans Affairs facilities; BYRNE; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; Feb. 26

H.R. 1101 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program for viral hepatitis surveillance, education, and testing in order to prevent deaths from chronic liver disease and liver cancer, and for other purposes; GUTHRIE; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Veterans’ Affairs; Feb. 26

H.R. 1116 (AUDIOLOGY), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide comprehensive audiology services to Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes; BILIRAKIS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 26



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