POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R.4207 (introduced by Rep. Janice D. Schakowsky): A bill to amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to determine, on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries, covered part D drug prices for certain covered part D drugs, and for other purposes; 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; December 9

H.R. 4209 (introduced by Rep. Maxine Waters of California): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to provide treatment for diabetes in minority communities; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; December 10

H.R. 4212 (introduced by Rep. Linda T. Sánchez of California): A bill to establish a Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan demonstration program to target home and community-based care to eligible Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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; December 10

H.R. 4217 (introduced by Rep. Bera): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to determine eligibility for health insurance subsidies without regard to amounts included in income by reason of conversion to a Roth IRA; to the Committee on Ways and Means; December 10

H.R. 4227 (introduced by Rep. DeLauro): A bill to enhance beneficiary and provider protections and improve transparency in the Medicare Advantage market, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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; December 10

H.R. 4229
(introduced by Rep. Katko): A bill to address the continued threat posed by dangerous synthetic drugs by amending the Controlled Substances Act relating to controlled substance analogues; to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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; December 10

H.R. 4234 (introduced by Rep. Sarbanes): A bill to establish a demonstration program to facilitate physician reentry into clinical practice to provide primary health services; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; December 10

S. 2364 (introduced by Sen. Cardin): A bill to permit occupational therapists to conduct the initial assessment visit under a Medicare home health plan of care for certain rehabilitation cases; to the Committee on Finance; December 8

S. 2368 (introduced by Sen. Hatch): An original bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the efficiency of the Medicare appeals process, and for other purposes; from the Committee on Finance; placed on the calendar; December 8

S. 2371 (introduced by Sen. Isakson): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the treatment of locum tenens physicians as independent contractors to help alleviate physician shortages in underserved areas; to the Committee on Finance; December 8

S. 2373 (introduced by Sen. Cantwell): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of certain lymphedema compression treatment items as items of durable medical equipment; to the Committee on Finance; December 8

S.2382 (introduced by Sen. Dean Heller): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to strengthen intensive cardiac rehabilitation programs under the Medicare program; to the Committee on Finance; December 9

S. 2388 (introduced by Sen. Cruz): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for reciprocal marketing approval of certain drugs, biological products, and devices that are authorized to be lawfully marketed abroad, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; December 10

S. 2389 (introduced by Sen. Collins): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the rural add-on payment in the Medicare home health benefit, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; December 10

S. 2392 (introduced by Sen. Brown): A bill to enhance beneficiary and provider protections and improve transparency in the Medicare Advantage market, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; December 10



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