POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced


H.R. 1368 (INSURANCE), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent foreign diplomats from being eligible to receive health insurance premium tax credits and health insurance cost-sharing reductions, and for other purposes; ROYCE; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, and Foreign Affairs; March 16

H.R. 1369 (NURSING HOME CARE), to modify the treatment of agreements entered into by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish nursing home care, adult day health care, or other extended care services, and for other purposes; WALORSKI; jointly, to the committees on Veterans’ Affairs and Education and the Workforce; March 16

H.R. 1373 (PROVIDER CONSOLIDATION), to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to consider, within the annual rulemaking processes, the effect of regulatory changes to certain Medicare payment systems on provider consolidation; BURGESS; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; March 16

H.R. 1376 (FDCA), to amend chapter V of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to permit provisional approval of fast track products; GRIFFITH; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 16

H.R. 1383 (ADULT DAY SERVICES), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of certified adult day services under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; SÁNCHEZ; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; March 16

H. Res. 150 (SARCOMA), expressing support for designation of July as National Sarcoma Awareness Month; CASTOR; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; March 16

S. 739 (VA), to modify the treatment of agreements entered into by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish nursing home care, adult day health care, or other extended care services, and for other purposes; HOEVEN; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; March 16

S. 746 (BREAST CANCER), to provide for the establishment of a Commission to Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer; GRASSLEY; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; March 16

S. 747 (RESEARCH), to prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in basic science research; DURBIN to the Committee on the Budget; March 16

H.R. 1387 (PPACA), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the determination of the employer mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act without regard to alien agricultural seasonal workers; ELLMERS; to the Committee on Ways and Means; March 17

H.R. 1400 (MEDICAID): to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to transition the Medicaid thresholds applied for determining acceptable provider taxes, and for other purposes; GRIFFITH; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 17



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