POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.2


S.2691 (introduced by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse): A bill to require the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to establish a pilot program for the adoption and use of certified electronic health records technology; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; March 16

S.2698 (introduced by Sen. John Thune): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude certain health arrangements from the excise tax on employer-sponsored health coverage; to the Committee on Finance; March 16

S.2700 (introduced by Sen. Lamar Alexander): A bill to update the authorizing provisions relating to the workforces of the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; March 17

S.2701 (introduced by Sen. Martin Heinrich): 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 Committee on Finance; March 17

S.2713 (introduced by Sen. Lamar Alexander): A bill to provide for the implementation of a Precision Medicine Initiative; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; March 17

S.2736 (introduced by Sen. John Thune): A bill to improve access to durable medical equipment for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; March 17

S.2737 (introduced by Sen. Amy Klobuchar): A bill to improve medical device innovation; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; March 17



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