POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 3242 (LIQUID NICOTINE), to require special packaging for liquid nicotine containers, and for other purposes; BROOKS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; July 28

H.R. 3244 (CARE MANAGEMENT), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a pilot program to improve care for the most costly Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries through the use of comprehensive and effective care management while reducing costs to the Federal Government for these beneficiaries, and for other purposes; MCMORRIS RODGERS; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; July 28

H.R. 3250 (DEXTROMETHORPHAN), to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prevent the abuse of dextromethorphan, and for other purposes; JOHNSON; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; July 28

H.R. 3251(ADVANCE CARE PLANNING), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude coverage of advance care planning services under the Medicare program; KING; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; July 28

H.R. 3261 (PRESCRIPTION DRUGS), to amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to deliver a meaningful benefit and lower prescription drug prices under the Medicare Program; SCHAKOWSKY; jointly, to the committee on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; July 28

H.Res. 390 (HEPATITIS), recognizing July 28, 2015, as ``World Hepatitis Day’’; HONDA; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; July 28

S. 1878 (PRIORITY REVIEW), to extend the pediatric priority review voucher program; CASEY; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; July 28

S. 1880 (VA), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent veterans from being disqualified from contributing to health savings accounts by reason of receiving medical care for service-connected disabilities under programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs; ROBERTS; to the Committee on Finance; July 28

H.R.3284 (MESOTHELIOMA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of a mesothelioma patient registry, and for other purposes; KATKO; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; July 29

H.R.3285 (HEALTH DISPARITIES), to provide for a study by the Institute of Medicine on health disparities, to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop guidelines on reducing health disparities, and for other purposes; PASCRELL; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means; July 29

H.R.3288 (DSH), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to change the method of determining disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; MARCHANT; to the House Committee on Ways and Means; July 29

H.R. 3291 (BILLING CODES), to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to develop a crosswalk between HCPCS and MS-DRG codes for similar hospital services; RYAN; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; July 29



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