POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


S. 1648 (RURAL HEALTH), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to create a sustainable future for rural healthcare; GRASSLEY; to the Committee on Finance; June 23

S. 1650 (HOME HEALTH), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make changes to the Medicare home health face-to-face encounter requirements; MENENDEZ; to the Committee on Finance; June 23

S. 1653 (PPACA), to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to enhance access for independent agents and brokers to information regarding marketplace enrollment; CASSIDY; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; June 23

S. 1654 (OVERDOSES): A bill to prevent deaths occurring from drug overdoses; REED; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; June 23

H.R. 2868 (SMALL BUSINESSES), to amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to improve access and choice for entrepreneurs with small businesses with respect to medical care for their employees; JOHNSON; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce; June 24

H.R. 2869 (PHSA), to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to permit cooperative governing of public entity health benefits through local governments in secondary States; MARCHANT; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; June 24

H.R. 2872 (OPIOIDS), to amend the Controlled Substances Act to modernize the treatment of opioid addiction, and for other purposes; BUCSHON; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary; June 24

H.R. 2881 (PPACA), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the definition of applicable large employer for purposes of the employer mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; MESSER; to the Committee on Ways and Means; June 24

S. 1661 (PHSA), to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to preserve consumer and employer access to licensed independent insurance producers; ISAKSON; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; June 24

S. 1667 (HEALTH PLANS), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the special rules for accident and health plans of certain governmental entities, and for other purposes; CANTWELL; to the Committee on Finance; June 24

S. 1676 (GME), to increase the number of graduate medical education positions treating veterans, to improve the compensation of health care providers, medical directors, and directors of Veterans Integrated Service Networks of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; TESTER; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; June 24

H.R. 2894 (FAMILY CAREGIVERS), to expand eligibility for the program of comprehensive assistance for family caregivers of the Department of Veterans Affairs; ESTY; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; June 25



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