POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation cont.


H.R. 4981 (introduced by Rep. Bucshon): A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to improve access to opioid use disorder treatment; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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; April 18

H.R. 4982
(introduced by Rep. Foster): A bill to direct the Comptroller General of the United States to evaluate and report on the in-patient and outpatient treatment capacity, availability, and needs of the United States; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 18

H.R. 4983 (introduced by Rep. Griffith): A bill to provide information to prescribers in Federally qualified health centers and facilities of the Indian Health Service on best practices for prescribing naloxone; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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; April 18

H.R. 4989 (introduced by Rep. Ros-Lehtinen): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require States to provide cranial prostheses under the Medicaid program when a physician finds such treatment necessary for individuals affected by diseases and medical conditions that cause hair loss; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 18

H.R.4994 (introduced by Rep. Alcee L. Hastings): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to exempt reimbursements of certain medical expenses and other payments related to accident, theft, loss, or casualty loss from determinations of annual income with respect to pensions for veterans and surviving spouses and children of veterans, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; April 19

H.R.5001 (introduced by Rep. Renee L. Ellmers): A bill to continue the use of a 3-month quarter EHR reporting period for health care providers to demonstrate meaningful use for 2016 under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive payment programs, and for other purposes; to House Ways and Means; April 20

H.R.5009 (introduced by Rep. Charles W. Boustany, Jr.): A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure prompt coverage of breakthrough devices under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes; to House Energy and Commerce; April 20

H.R. 5020 (introduced by Rep. Jeffries): A bill to require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress a report on the effects on public health of the increased rate of use of synthetic drugs; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 21

H.R. 5021 (introduced by Rep. Collins of New York): A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to follow rulemaking procedures for costly Medicaid subregulatory policies; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 21

H.R. 5031 (introduced by Rep. Curbelo of Florida): A bill to enhance Federal response and preparedness with respect to Zika virus; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and Foreign Affairs, 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; April 21



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