POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R.5088 (introduced by Rep. Jackie Speier): A bill to prevent abusive billing of ancillary services to the Medicare program, and for other purposes; 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; April 28

H.R.5091 (introduced by Rep. Jeff Denham): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to reinstate the requirement for an annual report on the capacity of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for specialized treatment and rehabilitative needs of disabled veterans; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; April 28

H.R.5095 (introduced by Rep. Katherine M. Clark): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health of Human Services to award grants to States (or collaborations of States) to establish, expand, or maintain a comprehensive regional, State, or municipal system to provide training, education, consultation, and other resources to prescribers relating to patient pain, substance misuse, and substance abuse disorders, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 28

H.R.5100 (introduced by Rep. Tony Cardenas): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to protect at-risk youth against termination of Medicaid eligibility while an inmate of a public institution; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 28

H.R. 5122 (introduced by Rep. Bucshon): A bill to prohibit further action on the proposed rule regarding testing of Medicare part B prescription drug models; 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; April 29

H.R. 5127 (introduced by Rep. Griffith): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to extend the exclusivity period for certain drug products developed or labeled so as to reduce drug abuse, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 29

H.R. 5128 (introduced by Rep. Roby): A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to improve the monitoring of mental health and substance abuse treatment programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; April 29

H.R. 5133 (introduced by Rep. Hardy): A bill to improve rural health services, including by requiring the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct an annual study on such services, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, 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 29

H.R. 5142 (introduced by Rep. Walberg): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the sharing of health information concerning an individual’s substance abuse treatment by certain entities; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 29



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