POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.2


H.R.1117 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for graduate medical education partnerships in States with a low ratio of medical residents relative to the general population; CASTOR; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; Feb. 26

H.R.1130 (KIDNEY DISEASE), to improve the understanding of, and promote access to treatment for, chronic kidney disease, and for other purposes; MARINO; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 26

H.R.1143 (INSURANCE), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the credit for health insurance costs of certain Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation pension recipients; TURNER; to the House Committee on Ways and Means; Feb. 26

S.578 (HOME HEALTH), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure more timely access to home health services for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program; COLLINS; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 26

S.584 (MEDICARE), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide the option to receive Medicare Summary Notices electronically, to increase the flexibility and transparency of contracts with medicare administrative contractors, and for other purposes; THUNE; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 26

S. 586 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to foster more effective implementation and coordination of clinical care for people with pre-diabetes, diabetes, and the chronic diseases and conditions that result from diabetes; SHAHEEN; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; Feb. 26

S. 598 (KIDNEY DISEASE), to improve the understanding of, and promote access to treatment for, chronic kidney disease, and for other purposes; CARDIN; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 26

S. 599 (MEDICAID), to extend and expand the Medicaid emergency psychiatric demonstration project; CARDIN; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 26

H.R. 1151 (USPSTF), to amend title IX of the Public Health Service Act to revise the operations of the United States Preventive Services Task Force, and for other purposes; BLACKBURN; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 27

H.R. 1169 (HSA), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the maximum contribution limit for health savings accounts; FORTENBERRY; to the Committee on Ways and Means; Feb. 27



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