POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 2799 (TELEHEALTH), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to stroke telehealth services under the Medicare program; GRIFFITH; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; June 17

H.R. 2805 (OPIOID ABUSE), to address prescription opioid abuse and heroin use; BROOKS; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary; June 17

H.R. 2812 (INSURANCE PREMIUMS), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction for premiums for insurance which constitutes medical care; KING; to the Committee on Ways and Means; June 17

S. 1597 (MEDICAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT), to enhance patient engagement in the medical product development process, and for other purposes; WICKER; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; June 17

S. 1602 (EHR), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow certain hospitals in Puerto Rico to qualify for incentives for adoption and meaningful use of certified EHR Technology under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; MENENDEZ; to the Committee on Finance; June 17

S. 1604 (MEDICAID), to establish the Transition to Independence Medicaid Buy-In Option demonstration program; GRASSLEY; to the Committee on Finance; June 18

S. 1622 (DEVICES), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to devices; BURR; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; June 18

H.R. 2819 (PPACA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to make certain provisions relating to health insurance inapplicable in a State that does not have an exchange established by the State under section 1311 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; GOSAR; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; June 18

H.R. 2820 (STEM CELL RESEARCH), to reauthorize the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005, and for other purposes; SMITH; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; June 18

H.R. 2829 (PPACA), to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, and for other purposes; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Natural Resources, the Judiciary, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, and the Budget; June 18

H.R. 2841 (COMPETITIVE ACCESS), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure that eligible product developers have competitive access to approved drugs and licensed biological products, so as to enable eligible product developers to develop and test new products, and for other purposes; STIVERS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; June 18

H.Con.Res. 57 (MEN’s HEALTH), supporting National Men’s Health Week; PAYNE; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; June 18



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