POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced


S. 2035 (COLORECTAL SCREENING), 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; NEAL; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; April 27

S. 1099 (PPACA), to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide States with flexibility in determining the size of employers in the small group market; SHAHEEN; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; April 27

S. 1101 (SOFTWARE), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the regulation of patient records and certain decision support software; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; April 27

H.R. 2043 (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; OLSON; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; April 28

H.R. 2046 (VA), to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the participation of the Department of Veterans Affairs in the prescription drug monitoring programs of the States; DUFFY; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; April 28

H.R. 2050 (EXCISE TAX), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage; COURTNEY; to the Committee on Ways and Means; April 28

H.R. 2054 (VA), to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for increased access to Department of Veterans Affairs medical care for women veterans; BROWN; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; April 28

H.R. 2066 (TELEHEALTH), to promote and expand the application of telehealth under Medicare and other Federal health care programs, and for other purposes; HARPER; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; April 28

H.R. 2069 (NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to create a National Neuromyelitis Optica Consortium to provide grants and coordinate research with respect to the causes of, and risk factors associated with, neuromyelitis optica, and for other purposes; LEE; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 28

H. Res. 224 (CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA), expressing support for designation of April 2015 as ``National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month’’; HOLDING; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 28



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