POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.2


H.R. 2895 (AMBULATORY CANCER CARE), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish payment parity under the Medicare program for ambulatory cancer care services furnished in the hospital outpatient department and the physician office setting; POMPEO; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; June 25

H.R. 2897 (PARASITIC DISEASE), to require the submission of a report to the Congress on parasitic disease among poor Americans; JOHNSON; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and the Judiciary; June 25

H.R. 2905 (PPACA), to amend title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide that only health plans made available by the Federal Government to Supreme Court Justices and staff are Exchange health plans; BABIN; jointly, to the committees on the Judiciary and Energy and Commerce; June 25

H.R. 2911 (HEALTH PLANS), to provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements to allow small businesses to use pre-tax dollars to assist employees in the purchase of policies in the individual health insurance market, and for other purposes; BOUSTANY; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, and Education and the Workforce; June 25

H.R.2915 (VA), to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to identify mental health care and suicide prevention programs and metrics that are effective in treating women veterans as part of the evaluation of such programs by the Secretary; BROWNLEY; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; June 25

H.R.2921 (STEM CELL RESEARCH), to intensify stem cell research showing evidence of substantial clinical benefit to patients, and for other purposes; FORBES; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; June 25

H.R.2935 (VA), to provide for a five-year extension of the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the conduct of medical disability examinations by contract physicians; MALONEY; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; June 25

H.R.2943 (ROSE ROSETTE DISEASE), to prohibit the Department of Agriculture from obligating or expending any funds for grants awarded for research on the prevention of rose rosette disease, and for other purposes; SALMON; jointly, to the committees on Agriculture and Appropriations; June 25

H.RES.345 (PTSD), expressing support for designation of the month of June 2015 as “National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month” and June 27, 2015, as “National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day”; PETERS; jointly, to the committees on Armed Services and Veterans’ Affairs; June 25

S. 1693 (VA), to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for reimbursement for emergency medical treatment to certain veterans that were unable to receive care from the Department of Veterans Affairs in the 24-month period preceding the furnishing of such emergency treatment, and for other purposes; HIRONO; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; June 25

S. 1685 (APPROPRIATIONS), making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes; BLUNT; from the Committee on Appropriations; placed on the calendar; June 25

S. 1697 (HEALTH PLANS), to provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements to allow small businesses to use pre-tax dollars to assist employees in the purchase of policies in the individual health insurance market, and for other purposes; GRASSLEY; to the Committee on Finance; June 25



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