POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R.2256 (VA), to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit an annual report on the Veterans Health Administration and the furnishing of hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care by the Department of Veterans Affairs; BENISHEK; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; May 12

H.J.RES.50 (HEALTH CARE COMPACT), granting the consent of Congress to the Health Care Compact; COLLINS; to the House Committee on the Judiciary; May 12

H.RES.256 (STROKE), expressing support for designation of May as Stroke Awareness Month; BEATTY; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 12

H.RES.257 (NURSING), supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week on May 6, 2015, through May 12, 2015; BERNICE JOHNSON; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 12

H.RES.259 (BRAIN ANEURYSM), expressing support for designation of September 2015 as “National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month”; TIBERI; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 12

S. 1287 (VIRAL HEPATITIS), to amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program for viral hepatitis surveillance, education, and testing in order to prevent deaths from chronic liver disease and liver cancer, and for other purposes; KIRK; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 12

S. 1290 (TRICARE), to ensure the ability of covered beneficiaries under the TRICARE program to access care under a health plan under such program in each TRICARE program region, and for other purposes; ROUNDS; to the Committee on Armed Services; May 12

S.RES.178 (NURSING), supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week from May 6, 2015, through May 12, 2015; MERKLEY; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 12

H.R. 2292 (REHABILITATION), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to preserve access to rehabilitation innovation centers under the Medicare program; OLSON; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; May 13

H.R. 2298 (DRUG ABUSE), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for programs to prevent prescription drug abuse under parts C and D of the Medicare program; BILIRAKIS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; May 13

H.R. 2299 (MEDICARE), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for site-of-service price transparency under the Medicare program; BILIRAKIS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; May 13



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