POLICY BRIEFINGS


Upcoming Congressional Meetings and Hearings cont.


House Energy and Commerce Committee Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee hearing on “Disrupter Series: Wearable Devices;” 10:00 a.m., 2123 Rayburn Bldg.; March 3

Senate Appropriations Committee Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the FY2017 budget for the Health and Human Services Department; 10:00 a.m., 138 Dirksen Bldg.; March 3

Senate Appropriations Committee Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies hearing on the FY2017 and FY2018 budget for the Veterans Health Administration and Veterans Benefits Administration; 11:00 a.m., 124 Dirksen Bldg.; March 3

House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee field hearing on “Addressing VA Opioid Prescription and Pain Management Practices;” 10:30 a.m., National Guard Headquarters, 1 Minuteman Way, Concord, N.H.; March 4

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee executive session on the innovation agenda; time and place TBA; March 9

House Energy and Commerce Committee Broad Review of Concussions: Initial Roundtable; 2:00 p.m., 2123 Rayburn Bldg.; March 14

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee final markup on innovation agenda; time and place TBA; April 6


Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.4586 (introduced by Rep. Robert J. Dold): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to States for developing standing orders and educating health care professionals regarding the dispensing of opioid overdose reversal medication without person-specific prescriptions, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; February 23

H.R.4588 (introduced by Rep. Gene Green): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide the same level of Federal matching assistance for every State that chooses to expand Medicaid coverage to newly eligible individuals, regardless of when such expansion takes place; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; February 23

H.R.4589 (introduced by Rep. Thomas MacArthur): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the cap on the Medicare Advantage star rating bonuses, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce and 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 23

H.R.4591 (introduced by Rep. Jeff Miller): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into agreements with certain health care providers to furnish hospital care, medical services, and extended care to veterans; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; February 23

H.R. 4599 (introduced by Rep. Clark of Massachusetts): A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to permit certain partial fillings of prescriptions; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; February 24

H.R. 4614 (introduced by Rep. Olson): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to align physician supervision requirements under the Medicare program for radiology services performed by advanced level radiographers with State requirements; 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 25



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