POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


S. 1020 (DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure the continued access of Medicare beneficiaries to diagnostic imaging services, and for other purposes; VITTER; to the Committee on Finance; April 21

H.R. 1934 (ONCOLOGY), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a national Oncology Medical Home Demonstration Project under the Medicare program for the purpose of changing the Medicare payment for cancer care in order to enhance the quality of care and to improve cost efficiency, and for other purposes; MCMORRIS RODGERS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; April 22

H.R. 1936 (DISABILITIES), to amend title II of the Social Security Act to exclude certain medical sources of evidence in making disability determinations; JOHNSON; to the Committee on Ways and Means; April 22

H.R. 1953 (PPACA), to require members of Congress and congressional staff to abide by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with respect to health insurance coverage, and for other purposes; DESANTIS; jointly, to the committees on Oversight and Government Reform, and House Administration, Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce; April 22

H.R. 1974 (ACCESS), to expand access to health care services, including sexual, reproductive, and maternal health services, for immigrant women, men, and families by removing legal barriers to health insurance coverage, and for other purposes; LUJAN GRISHAM; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; April 22

S. 1051 (NHSC), to include county and municipal correctional facilities among medical facilities that qualify for designation as health professional shortage areas for purposes of the National Health Service Corps; DURBIN; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; April 22

H.R. 1988 (MEDICAID), to provide for the waiver of the Medicaid IMD limitation in order to permit Medicaid coverage for substance use disorder treatment services furnished to certain individuals in a community-based institution for mental diseases; FUDGE; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 23

H.R. 2005 (DRUG REBATES), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require drug manufacturers to provide drug rebates for drugs dispensed to low-income individuals under the Medicare prescription drug benefit program; CASTOR; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; April 23

S. 1064 (ASTHMA), to amend the Public Health Service Act with regard to research on asthma, and for other purposes; GILLIBRAND; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; April 23

S. 1065 (ASTHMA), to amend title IV of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide grants for the development of asthma management plans and the purchase of asthma inhalers and spacers for emergency use, as necessary; GILLIBRAND; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; April 23



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