POLICY BRIEFINGS


Introduced Health Legislation cont.


H.R. 4467 (introduced by Rep. Blumenauer): A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to allow for advertising relating to certain activities in compliance with State law; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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 4

H.R. 4469 (introduced by Rep. Paulsen): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve access to health care through expanded health savings accounts, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and 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 4

H.R. 4475 (introduced by Rep. Adams): A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to support the access of marginalized youth to sexual health services, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; February 4

H. Res. 606 (introduced by Rep. Israel): A resolution expressing support for designation of February 4, 2016, as National Cancer Prevention Day; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; February 4

S.2479 (introduced by Sen. Blumenthal): A bill to amend Public Health Service Act to expand access to prescription drug monitoring programs; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; February 2

S.2484 (introduced by Sen. Brian Schatz): 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 Finance; February 2

S. 2487 (introduced by Sen. Boxer): A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to identify mental health care and suicide prevention programs and metrics that are effective in treating women veterans as part of the evaluation of such programs by the Secretary, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; February 3

S. 2493 (introduced by Sen. Cassidy). A bill to expand eligibility for hospital care and medical services under section 101 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to include veterans who are age 75 or older, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; February 3

S. 2498 (introduced by Sen. Bennet): A bill 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; to the Committee on Finance; February 4



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