POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation cont.2


H.R. 5145 (introduced by Rep. Bilirakis): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to exclude abuse-deterrent formulations of prescription drugs from the Medicaid additional rebate requirement for new formulations of prescription drugs, 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 29

H.R. 5149 (introduced by Rep. Coffman): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the circumstances under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall provide reimbursement for emergency ambulance services; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; April 29

H.R. 5161 (introduced by Rep. Mullin): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the qualifications for licensed mental health counselors of the Department of Veterans Affairs; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; April 29

H.R. 5162 (introduced by Rep. O’Rourke): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to disclose to non-Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers certain medical records of veterans who receive health care from such providers; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; April 29

H. Res. 712 (introduced by Rep. Murphy of Pennsylvania): A resolution expressing support for the designation of May 2016 as ``Mental Health Month’’; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 29

H. Res. 715 (introduced by Rep. Holding): A resolution expressing support for designation of April 2016 as ``National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month’’; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 29

H. Res. 717 (introduced by Rep. Yoder): A resolution recognizing the importance of cancer research and the contributions of scientists, clinicians, cancer survivors and other patient advocates across the United States who are dedicated to finding a cure for cancer, and supporting the designation of May 2016 as ``National Cancer Research Month’’; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 29

S. 2858 (introduced by Sen. Franken): A bill to amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate for lower prices for Medicare prescription drugs; to the Committee on Finance; April 27

S. 2861 (introduced by Sen. Rounds): A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to review and monitor prescribing practices at military treatment facilities of pharmaceutical agents for the treatment of post-traumatic stress; to the Committee on Armed Services; April 27

S. 2863 (introduced by Sen. Franken): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to remove limitations on Medicaid benefits for persons in custody pending disposition of charges; to the Committee on Finance; April 27

S. 2864 (introduced by Sen. Wyden): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prevent catastrophic out-of-pocket spending on prescription drugs for seniors and individuals with disabilities; to the Committee on Finance; April 27



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