POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 1411 (MEDICAL SCHOOLS), to provide for a grants program to develop and enhance integrated nutrition and physical activity curricula in medical schools; RYAN; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 17

S. 761 (VA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to designate certain medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs as health professional shortage areas, and for other purposes; KLOBUCHAR; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; March 17

S. 763 (TRAUMA), to amend title XII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain trauma care programs, and for other purposes; REED; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; March 17

H.R. 1416 (PART B), to prevent application of sequestration to payment for certain physician-administered drugs under part B of the Medicare program in fiscal years 2016 and 2017, and for other purposes; ELLMERS; jointly, to the committees on the Budget, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce; March 18

H.R. 1417 (PUERTO RICO), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide parity to Puerto Rico hospitals with respect to inpatient hospital payments under the Medicare program; PIERLUISI; to the Committee on Ways and Means; March 18

H.R. 1420 (TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY), to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to establish a surveillance system regarding traumatic brain injury, and for other purposes; PASCRELL; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 18

H.R. 1423 (INSURANCE), to amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from the definition of health insurance coverage certain medical stop-loss insurance obtained by certain plan sponsors of group health plans; ROE; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce; March 18

H.R. 1424 (ANTIMICROBIALS), to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act to allow the marketing, distribution, or sale of solid antimicrobial copper alloys with certain claims, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to exclude certain solid antimicrobial copper alloys from regulation as drugs or devices, and for other purposes; LATTA; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Agriculture; March 18

H.R. 1427 (GLUCOSE MONITORING), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to specify coverage of continuous glucose monitoring devices, and for other purposes; REED; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; March 18

H.R. 1446 (PPACA), to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide privacy protections that enable certain individuals to remove their profiles from the healthcare.gov website, and for other purposes; HURT; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 18



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