POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.2


H.R. 1494 (HSA), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit rollovers from retirement plans to health savings accounts; FORTENBERRY; to the Committee on Ways and Means; March 19

H.R. 1496 (VA), to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the access to child care for certain veterans receiving health care at a facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs; HIGGINS; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; March 19

H.R. 1499 (PHYSICAL ACTIVITY), to provide for the publication by the Secretary of Health and Human Services of physical activity recommendations for Americans; KIND; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 19

H.R. 1500 (TRICARE), to ensure that certain TRICARE program beneficiaries may enroll in TRICARE Prime regardless of the location of their residence; KLINE; to the Committee on Armed Services; March 19

H.R. 1502 (PRIMARY CARE), to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend for 5 years payment parity with Medicare for primary care services furnished under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes; LEWIS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 19

H.R. 1516 (REHABILITATION), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage and payment for complex rehabilitation technology items under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; SENSENBRENNER; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; March 19

H.R. 1520 (TRUST FUND), to amend titles II and XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Social Security Surplus Protection Account in the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund to hold the Social Security surplus and a Medicare Surplus Protection Account in the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund to hold the Medicare surplus, to provide for suspension of investment of amounts held in such Accounts until enactment of legislation providing for investment of the Trust Funds in investment vehicles other than obligations of the United States, and to establish a Social Security and Medicare Part A Investment Commission to make recommendations for alternative forms of investment of the Social Security and Medicare surpluses; WALBERG; to the Committee on Ways and Means; March 19

S. 799 (OPIOD ABUSE), to combat the rise of prenatal opioid abuse and neonatal abstinence syndrome; MCCONNELL; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; March 19

S. 800 (NIH), to improve, coordinate, and enhance rehabilitation research at the National Institutes of Health; KIRK; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; March 19

S. 804 (GLUCOSE MONITORING), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to specify coverage of continuous glucose monitoring devices, and for other purposes; COLLINS; to the Committee on Finance; March 19

S. 810 (SGR), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and improve Medicare payments for physicians and other professionals, and for other purposes; HATCH; to the Committee on Finance; March 19



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