POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R.3943 (introduced by Rep. Karen Bass): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide loan repayment incentives for physician assistants, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; November 5

H.R.3944 (introduced by Rep. Karen Bass): A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve education opportunities for physician assistants, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce; November 5

H.R.3951 (introduced by Rep. Ami Bera): A bill to establish in the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs the Office of Health Care Quality; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; November 5

H.R.3952 (introduced by Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to coordinate Federal congenital heart disease research efforts and to improve public education and awareness of congenital heart disease, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; November 5

H.R.3954 (introduced by Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for access to hospital care and medical services furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs for certain members of the reserve components who received training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; November 5

H.R.3956 (introduced by Rep. Mike Bost): A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to develop and implement a plan to hire directors of the medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; November 5

H.R.3958 (introduced by Rep. Michael C. Burgess): A bill to provide for the issuance of a Veterans Health Care Stamp; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, 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; November 5

H.R.3961 (introduced by Rep. Peter A. DeFazio): A bill to require the establishment of a Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers to compute cost-of-living increases for Social Security and Medicare benefits under titles II and XVIII of the Social Security Act; to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Education and the Workforce, 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; November 5

H.R.3966 (introduced by Rep. Alan Grayson): A bill to provide transportation of dependent patients relating to obstetrical anesthesia services; to the House Committee on Armed Services; November 5

H.R.3972 (introduced by Rep. Daniel T. Kildee): A bill to direct the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to more effectively provide mental health resources for members of the Armed Forces and veterans at high risk of suicide, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, 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; November 5

H.R.3974 (introduced by Rep. Ann M. Kuster): A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to provide educational assistance to certain former members of the Armed Forces for education and training as physician assistants of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to establish pay grades and require competitive pay for physician assistants of the Department, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; November 5



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