POLICY BRIEFINGS


Introduced Health Legislation cont.2


H.R. 4642 (introduced by Rep. Collins of New York): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare diabetic eye disease prevention and early treatment demonstration project; 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 26

S. 2562 (introduced by Sen. Brown): A bill to support a comprehensive public health response to the heroin and prescription drug abuse crisis; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; February 22

S.2565 (introduced by Sen. Chuck Grassley): A bill to amend part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to reauthorize grants to assist children affected by methamphetamine, opioid, or other substance abuse under the promoting safe and stable families program; to the Committee on Finance; February 23

S.2567 (introduced by Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand): A bill to require the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue guidelines relating to the prescription of opioids for acute pain; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; February 23

S. 2578 (introduced by Sen. Warren): A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to permit certain partial fillings of prescriptions; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; February 24

S. 2584 (introduced by Sen. Kirk): A bill to promote and protect from discrimination living organ donors; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; February 25

S. 2590 (introduced by Sen. Stabenow): A bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to improve access to, and the delivery of, children’s health services through school-based health centers, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; February 25

S. 2597 (introduced by Sen. Brown): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for treatment of clinical psychologists as physicians for purposes of furnishing clinical psychologist services under the Medicare program; to the Committee on Finance; February 25

S. 2601 (introduced by Sen. Kirk): A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to disclose certain information to State controlled substance monitoring programs; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; February 25



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