POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.2


H.CON.RES.46 (NIH), expressing the sense of the Congress that the National Institutes of Health should encourage a global pediatric clinical trial network, and for other purposes; PITTS; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 14

S. 1345 (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; SHAHEEN; to the Committee on Finance; May 14

S. 1347 (EHR), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the treatment of patient encounters in ambulatory surgical centers in determining meaningful EHR use, and for other purposes; ISAKSON; to the Committee on Finance; May 14

S. 1349 (OBSERVATION STATUS), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require hospitals to provide certain notifications to individuals classified by such hospitals under observation status rather than admitted as inpatients of such hospitals; CARDIN; to the Committee on Finance; May 14

S. 1354 (PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for recognition of attending physician assistants as attending physicians to serve hospice patients, and for other purposes; ENZI; to the Committee on Finance; May 14

H.R. 2348 (MEDICAID), to amend titles XI and XIX of the Social Security Act to promote program integrity with respect to the enrollment of certain immigrants in State plans under Medicaid, and for other purposes; FLORES; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 15

H.R. 2349 (INSURANCE), to ensure receipt of all health insurance benefits to which a member of a union is entitled; GRAYSON; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce; May 15

H.R. 2355 (WOMEN’S HEALTH), to provide for a national public outreach and education campaign to raise public awareness of women’s preventive health, and for other purposes; BERA; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 15

H.R. 2362 (MEDICAL DEBT), to exclude from consumer credit reports certain medical debt that is less than 180 days delinquent or that has been in collection and has been fully paid or settled, to amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to provide for a timetable for verification of medical debt and to increase the efficiency of credit markets with more perfect information, and for other purposes; CARNEY; to the Committee on Financial Services; May 15

H.R. 2366 (EMERGENCY MEDICINE), to provide for improvement of field emergency medical services, and for other purposes; BUCSHON; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; May 15

H.R. 2373 (MEDICAL MARIJUANA), to provide for the legitimate use of medicinal marijuana in accordance with the laws of the various States; GRIFFITH; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 15

H.RES. 265 (AIDS), recognizing the importance of a continued commitment to ending pediatric AIDS worldwide; LEE; jointly, to the committees on Foreign Affairs and Energy and Commerce; May 15

H.RES. 268 (UTERINE FIBROIDS), Supporting the designation of July 2015 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month; SCOTT; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 15



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