POLICY BRIEFINGS


Introduced Health Legislation


S. 2511 (introduced by Sen. Alexander): A bill to improve Federal requirements relating to the development and use of electronic health records technology; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; February 8

S. 2512 (introduced by Sen. Franken): A bill to expand the tropical disease product priority review voucher program to encourage treatments for Zika virus; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; February 8

S. 2518 (introduced by Sen. Johnson): A bill to authorize the use of Ebola funds for Zika response and preparedness; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; February 9

S. 2519 (introduced by Sen. McCain): A bill to provide for incentives to encourage health insurance coverage, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; February 9

S. 2520 (introduced by Sen. Klobuchar): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to newborn children; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; February 9

S. 2525 (introduced by Sen. Stabenow): A bill to increase the number of States that may conduct Medicaid demonstration programs to improve access to community mental health services; to the Committee on Finance; February 9

S. 2542 (introduced by Sen. Capito): A bill to provide for alternative and updated certification requirements for participation under Medicaid State plans under title XIX of the Social Security Act in the case of certain facilities treating infants under one year of age with neonatal abstinence syndrome, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; February 10

S. 2543 (introduced by Sen. Machnin): A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to amend the mission statement of the Food and Drug Administration; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; February 10

S. 2545 (introduced by Sen. Shaheen): A bill to modify the requirements of the Department of Veterans Affairs for reimbursing health care providers under section 101 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; February 10

S. 2542 (introduced by Sen. Capito): A bill to provide for alternative and updated certification requirements for participation under Medicaid State plans under title XIX of the Social Security Act in the case of certain facilities treating infants under one year of age with neonatal abstinence syndrome, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; February 11

S. 2543 (introduced by Sen. Machnin): A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to amend the mission statement of the Food and Drug Administration; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; February 11

S. 2545 (introduced by Sen. Shaheen): A bill to modify the requirements of the Department of Veterans Affairs for reimbursing health care providers under section 101 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; February 11

H.R. 4499 (introduced by Rep. Mooney of West Virginia): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove consideration of certain pain-related issues from calculations under the Medicare hospital value-based purchasing program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means; February 9



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