POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.3


H.R. 1686 (DIABETES), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the occurrence of diabetes in Medicare beneficiaries by extending coverage under Medicare for medical nutrition therapy services to such beneficiaries with pre-diabetes or with risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes; DEGETTE; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; March 26

H.R. 1688 (OPTOMETRY), to amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to designate 20 graduate medical education residency positions specifically for the study of optometry; DENHAM; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; March 26

H.R. 1706 (SEXUAL HEALTH), to provide for the overall health and well-being of young people, including the promotion of comprehensive sexual health and healthy relationships, the reduction of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, and the prevention of dating violence and sexual assault, and for other purposes; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Education and the Workforce; March 26

H.R.1707 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a Frontline Providers Loan Repayment Program; LOWEBSACK; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 26

H.R.1708 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program of research regarding the risks posed by the presence of dioxin, synthetic fibers, chemical fragrances, and other components of feminine hygiene products; MALONEY; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 26

H.R.1725 (PHSA), to amend and reauthorize the controlled substance monitoring program under section 399O of the Public Health Service Act, and for other purposes; WHITFIELD; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 26

H.R.1726 (DIABETES), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to diabetes self-management training by authorizing certified diabetes educators to provide diabetes self-management training services, including as part of telehealth services, under part B of the Medicare program; WHITFIELD; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; March 26

H.R. 1727 (PART D), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage, as supplies associated with the injection of insulin, of containment, removal, decontamination and disposal of home-generated needles, syringes, and other sharps through a sharps container, decontamination/destruction device, or sharps-by-mail program or similar program under part D of the Medicare program; WHITFIELD; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; March 26

H.RES. 182 (HIV/AIDS), supporting the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day; LEE; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 26

S. 884 (EMERGENCY MEDICINE), to improve access to emergency medical services, and for other purposes; BLUNT; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; March 26

S. 894 (INNOVATION), to support innovation, and for other purposes; KLOBUCHAR; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; March 26



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