POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.4


H.R. 2519 (AUDIOLOGY), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for treatment of audiologists as physicians for purposes of furnishing audiology services under the Medicare program, to improve access to the audiology services available for coverage under the Medicare program and to enable beneficiaries to have their choice of a qualified audiologist to provide such services, and for other purposes; JENKINS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; May 21

H.R. 2535 (EMERGENCY MEDICINE), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a $1,000 refundable credit for individuals who are bona fide volunteer members of volunteer firefighting and emergency medical service organizations; HANNA; to the Committee on Ways and Means; May 21

H.R. 2536 (MAT), to provide access to medication-assisted therapy, and for other purposes; HIGGINS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary; May 21

H.R. 2540 (BREAST RECONSTRUCTION), to amend the Public Health Service Act to raise awareness of, and to educate breast cancer patients anticipating surgery, especially patients who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups, regarding the availability and coverage of breast reconstruction, prostheses, and other options; LANCE; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 21

H.R. 2547 (ACCELERATED APPROVAL), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the development of accelerated approval development plans for investigational drugs and biological products; RODGERS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 21

H.R. 2547 (ACCELERATED APPROVAL), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the development of accelerated approval development plans for investigational drugs and biological products; RODGERS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 21

H.R. 2549 (HEALTH DATA), to amend the HITECH Act with respect to accessing, sharing, and using health data for research purposes; RODGERS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 21

H.R. 2550 (introduced by Rep. McMorris Rodgers): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare payment incentives to transition from traditional x-ray imaging to digital radiography, and for other purposes; RODGERS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; May 21

H.R. 2558 (ENVIORNMENTAL HAZARDS), to authorize the provision of health care for certain individuals exposed to environmental hazards at Atsugi Naval Air Facility, to establish an advisory board to examine exposures to environmental hazards at such Air Facility, and for other purposes; SCHRADER; to the Committee on Armed Services, May 21

H.R. 2565 (ACA), to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to restore the regular Medicaid matching rate for newly eligible individuals under the Affordable Care Act and to apply up to $15 billion of the savings each year to the Highway Trust Fund; WESTERMAN; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 21

H.RES. 282 (BLADDER CANCER), expressing support for designation of May as ``National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month’’; CARTWRIGHT; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 21



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