POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.1


H.Res. 239 (STROKE), expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to childhood stroke and recognizing May 2015 as ``National Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month’’; HIMES; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 30

H.R. 2196 (INDEPENDENCE AT HOME), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an increase in the limit on the length of an agreement under the Medicare independence at home medical practice demonstration program; BURGESS; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; May 1

H.R. 2208 (HOSPICE), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to strengthen and protect Medicare hospice programs; REED; to the House Committee on Ways and Means; May 1

H.R. 2214 (VA), to improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts with private physicians to conduct medical disability examinations; ABRAHAM; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; May 1

H.R. 2228 (CANADIAN PHARMACIES), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the personal importation of safe and affordable drugs from approved pharmacies in Canada; PINGREE; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 1

H.R.2232 (IMMUNIZATION), to amend the Public Health Service Act to condition receipt by States (and political subdivisions and public entities of States) of preventive health services grants on the establishment of a State requirement for students in public elementary and secondary schools to be vaccinated in accordance with the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and for other purposes; WILSON; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 1

H.RES.249 (HEALTH AND FITNESS MONTH), expressing support for designation of May 2015 as “Health and Fitness Month”; VAESEY; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 1



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