POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.1


S. 1066 (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; ISAKSON; to the Committee on Finance; April 23

S. 1077 (BREAKTHROUGH DEVICES), to provide for expedited development of and priority review for breakthrough devices; BURR; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; April 23

S. 1079 (COLORECTAL CANCER), to amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act and title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to improve coverage for colorectal screening tests under Medicare and private health insurance coverage, and for other purposes; CARDIN; to the Committee on Finance; April 23

S. 1083 (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; NELSON; to the Committee on Finance; April 23



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