POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced


H.R. 1741 (ADVERTISING), to ensure that patients receive accurate health care information by prohibiting misleading and deceptive advertising or representation in the provision of health care services, and to require the identification of the license of health care professionals, and for other purposes; BUCSHON; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 13

H.R. 1752 (HSAs), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make members of health care sharing ministries eligible to establish health savings accounts; KELLY; to the House Committee on Ways and Means; April 13

H.R. 1761 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the inclusion of occupational therapists in the National Health Service Corps Program, and for other purposes; TONKO; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 13

H.J.RES. 43 (REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH), disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014; BLACK; to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; April 13

H.RES. 190 (EVERY KID HEALTHY WEEK), expressing support for the designation of the fourth week in April as Every Kid Healthy Week; DAVIS; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 13

H.RES.197 (ORGAN DONATION), expressing support for designation of April as “Organ Donation Awareness/Donate Life Month”; WALKER; to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; April 13

S.898 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of optometrists in the National Health Service Corps scholarship and loan repayment programs, and for other purposes; KIRK; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; April 13

S.901 (VA), to establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the descendants of veterans exposed to toxic substances during service in the Armed Forces that are related to that exposure, to establish an advisory board on such health conditions, and for other purposes; MORAN; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; April 13

H.R. 1769 (VA), to establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the descendants of veterans exposed to toxic substances during service in the Armed Forces that are related to that exposure, to establish an advisory board on such health conditions, and for other purposes; BENISHEK; jointly, to the committees on Veterans’ Affairs and Armed Services; April 14

H.R. 1771 (MEDICAL ASSISTANCE), to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to count portions of income from annuities of a community spouse as income available to institutionalized spouses for purposes of eligibility for medical assistance, and for other purposes; MULLIN; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 14



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