POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


S. 2153 (introduced by Sen. Grassley): A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require applicable manufacturers to include information regarding payments made to physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other advance practice nurses in transparency reports submitted under section 1128G of such Act; to the Committee on Finance; October 7

S. 2159 (introduced by Sen. Vitter): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for greater State flexibility with respect to excluding providers who are involved in abortions; to the Committee on Finance; October 7

H.R. 3709 (introduced by Rep. Poliquin): A bill to make permanent the pilot program administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs regarding enhanced contract care authority for the health care needs of veterans located in highly rural areas, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; October 8

H.R. 3712 (introduced by Rep. Lee): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to mental health services under the Medicare program; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned; October 8

H.R. 3716 (introduced by Rep. Bucshon): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require States to provide to the Secretary of Health and Human Services certain information with respect to provider terminations, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; October 8

H.R. 3718 (introduced by Rep. Roskam): A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to curb waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned; October 8

H.R. 3722 (introduced by Rep. McSally): A bill to strengthen our mental health system and improve public safety; to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, Veterans’ Affairs, Appropriations, and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned; October 8

H.R. 3727 (introduced by Rep. Schakowksy): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide protections for consumers against excessive, unjustified, or unfairly discriminatory increases in premium rates; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; October 8

H. Res. 470 (introduced by Rep. Capps): A resolution congratulating the National Institute of Nursing Research on the occasion of its 30th Anniversary; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; October 8

S. 2170 (introduced by Sen. Ernst): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the ability of health care professionals to treat veterans through the use of telemedicine, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; October 8

S. 2172 (introduced by Sen. Feinstein): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide protections for consumers against excessive, unjustified, or unfairly discriminatory increases in premium rates; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; October 8

S. 2173 (introduced by Sen. Stabenow): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to mental health services under the Medicare program; to the Committee on Finance; October 8



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