POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation cont.2


H.R. 5036 (introduced by Rep. McCollum): A bill to clarify the application of spousal impoverishment protections for recipients of home and community-based services under Medicaid; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 21

H. Res. 699 (introduced by Rep. Al Green of Texas): A resolution promoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2016, which includes bringing attention to the health disparities faced by minority populations of the United States such as American Indians, Alaskan Natives, Asian Americans, African-Americans, Latino Americans, and Native Hawaiians or other Pacific Islanders; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; April 21

S. 2822 (introduced by Sen. Rob Portman): 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 Committee on Finance; April 20

S. 2832 (introduced by Sen. Isakson): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure fairness in Medicare hospital payments by establishing a floor for the area wage index applied with respect to certain hospitals; to the Committee on Finance; April 21

S. 2836 (introduced by Sen. Franken): A bill to clarify the application of spousal impoverishment protections for recipients of home and community-based services under Medicaid; to the Committee on Finance; April 21

S. 2843 (introduced by Sen. Nelson): A bill to provide emergency supplemental appropriations to address the Zika crisis; to the Committee on Appropriations; April 21



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