POLICY BRIEFINGS


Introduced Health Legislation


H.R. 4400 (introduced by Rep. Butterfield): A bill to expand the tropical disease product priority review voucher program to encourage treatments for Zika virus; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; February 1

H.R.4428 (introduced by Rep. Diane Black): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure fairness in Medicare hospital payments by establishing a floor for the area wage index applied with respect to certain hospitals; 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; February 2

H.R.4435 (introduced by Rep. Gene Green): A bill to improve access to mental health and substance use disorder prevention, treatment, crisis, and recovery services; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, and Natural Resources, 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; February 2

H.R.4437 (introduced by Rep. Jeff Miller): A bill to extend the deadline for the submittal of the final report required by the Commission on Care; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; February 2

H.R. 4442 (introduced by Rep. Black): A bill to amend titles XVIII and XI of the Social Security Act to promote cost savings and quality care under the Medicare program through the use of telehealth and remote patient monitoring services, 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; February 3

H.R. 4446 (introduced by Rep. Stewart): A bill to authorize the use of Ebola funds for Zika response and preparedness; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, 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; February 3

H.R. 4447 (introduced by Rep. Courtney): A bill making appropriations to address the heroin and opioid drug abuse epidemic for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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; February 3

H.R. 4460 (introduced by Rep. Pascrell): A bill to reduce sports-related concussions in youth, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; February 4



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