POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R. 4732 (introduced by Rep. Ribble): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish rules for payment for graduate medical education (GME) costs for hospitals that establish a new medical residency training program after hosting resident rotators for short durations; 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; March 14

H.R.4756 (introduced by Rep. Tom Reed): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit nurse practitioners to satisfy the documentation requirement under the Medicare program for coverage of certain shoes for individuals with diabetes; 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; March 16

H.R.4762 (introduced by Rep. Mike Coffman): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to cellular therapies; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 16

H.R.4771 (introduced by Rep. Trent Franks): A bill to improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system; to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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; March 17

H.R.4774 (introduced by Rep. Kathy Castor): A bill amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions, and for other purposes; 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; March 17

H.R.4778 (introduced by Rep. Renee L. Ellmers): A bill to direct the Comptroller General to submit to Congress a report on medical items and services being offered in the facilities of recipients of assistance under title X of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300 et seq.) or of their affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, or clinics; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 17

H.R.4784 (introduced by Rep. Kurt Schrader): A bill to increase competition in the pharmaceutical industry; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 17

H.R.4801 (introduced by Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham): A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, and title XVIII of the Social Security Act, to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct audits of medical loss ratio reports submitted by health insurance issuers, and for other purposes; Referred 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; March 17

H.R.4802 (introduced by Rep. Ben Ray Lujan): A bill to require consideration of the impact on beneficiary access to care and to enhance due process protections in procedures for suspending payments to Medicaid providers; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 17



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