POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.3


H.R. 1170 (VA), to amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 and title 38, United States Code, to require the provision of chiropractic care and services to veterans at all Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers and to expand access to such care and services; GRAYSON; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; Feb. 27

H.R. 1178 (MEDICARE), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modify payment under the Medicare program for outpatient department procedures that utilize drugs as supplies, and for other purposes; REED; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 27

H.R. 1184 (MEDICARE), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to revise Medicare coverage and payment for advanced surgical dressings in skilled nursing facilities and home health settings, and for other purposes; SESSIONS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; Feb. 27

H.R. 1185 (HEALTH SAVINGS), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide the opportunity for responsible health savings to all American families; STIVERS; to the Committee on Ways and Means; Feb. 27

H.R. 1186 (CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES), to amend the Controlled Substances Act relating to controlled substance analogues; THORNBERRY; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary; Feb. 27

H. Res. 131 (COLORECTAL CANCER), supporting the designation of March 2015, as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month; PAYNE; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; Feb. 27

S. 607 (RURAL HOSPITALS), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a five-year extension of the rural community hospital demonstration program, and for other purposes; GRASSLEY; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 27

S. 609 (EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDERS), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and increase the exclusion for benefits provided to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical responders; SCHUMER; to the Committee on Finance; Feb. 27



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