POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.2


S. 1368 (ACA), to establish the Office of the Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act, and for other purposes; ROBERTS; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 19

S. 1374 (MEDICAL SCHOOLS), to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish fair and consistent eligibility requirements for graduate medical schools operating outside the United States and Canada; DURBIN; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 19

H.R.2461 (BONE MASS), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to, and utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under part B of the Medicare program by establishing a minimum payment amount under such part for bone mass measurement; BURGESS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; May 20

H.R.2462 (ANTITRUST), to restore the application of the Federal antitrust laws to the business of health insurance to protect competition and consumers; DeFAZIO; to the House Committee on the Judiciary; May 20

H.R. 2463 (DRUG DISPOSAL), to authorize the Attorney General to provide grants for drug disposal sites; BERA; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary; May 20

H.R. 2472 (ORGAN/TISSUE DONATION), to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a National Organ and Tissue Donor Registry Resource Center, to authorize grants for State organ and tissue donor registries, and for other purposes; CLAY; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 20

H.R. 2476 (MA), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to facilitate the transition to Medicare for individuals enrolled in group health plans, to establish a 3-month open enrollment period under Medicare Advantage, and for other purposes; HECK; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; May 20

H.R. 2479 (MEDICAL PRODUCTS), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the issuance of up-to-date regulations and guidance applying to the dissemination by means of the Internet of information about medical products; LONG; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 20

H.R. 2480 (CEREBRAL CAVERNOUS MALFORMATIONS), to increase research, education, and treatment for cerebral cavernous malformations; LUJAN; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 20

S. 1391 (CEREBRAL CAVERNOUS MALFORMATIONS), to increase research, education, and treatment for cerebral cavernous malformations; UDALL; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 20

S. 1392 (CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES), to require certain practitioners authorized to prescribe controlled substances to complete continuing education; MARKEY; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 20



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