POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 1344 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a program for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment regarding deaf and hard-of-hearing newborns, infants, and young children; GUTHRIE; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 10

H.R. 1345 (EHR), to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend to physician assistants eligibility for Medicaid incentive payments for the adoption and use of certified electronic health records, whether or not such physician assistants practice at a rural health center or Federally qualified health center; BASS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 10

H.R. 1348 (PPACA), to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to allow individuals to opt out of the minimum required health benefits by permitting health insurance issuers to offer qualified health plans that offer alternative benefits to the minimum essential health benefits otherwise required, and for other purposes; ELLMERS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; March 10

S. 683 (MEDICAL MARIJUANA), to extend the principle of federalism to State drug policy, provide access to medical marijuana, and enable research into the medicinal properties of marijuana; BOOKER; to the Committee on the Judiciary; March 10

S. 688 (HOSPITAL READMISSIONS), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to adjust the Medicare hospital readmission reduction program to respond to patient disparities, and for other purposes; MANCHIN; to the Committee on Finance; March 10

S. 689 (SPORTS MEDICINE), to provide protections for certain sports medicine professionals who provide certain medical services in a secondary State; THUNE; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; March 10

S. 697 (TSCA), to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to reauthorize and modernize that Act, and for other purposes; UDALL; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works; March 10

S. 707 (OPIOID OVERDOSE DRUGS), to provide certain protections from civil liability with respect to the emergency administration of opioid overdose drugs; MARKEY; to the Committee on the Judiciary; March 11

S. 709 (PPACA), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the amendments made by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which disqualify expenses for over-the-counter drugs under health savings accounts and health flexible spending arrangements; ROBERTS; to the Committee on Finance; March 11

S. 711 (PHSA), to amend section 520J of the Public Service Health Act to authorize grants for mental health first aid training programs; AYOTTE; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; March 11



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