POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation cont.3


S. 2866 (introduced by Sen. Manchin): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the sharing of health information concerning and individual’s substance abuse treatment by certain entities; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; April 27

S.2871 (introduced by Sen. John Thune): A bill to establish the position of Choice Program Ombudsman within the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs to manage complaints regarding the provision of hospital care and medical services under section 101 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; April 28

S.2872 (introduced by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito): A bill to require the Government Accountability Office to submit to Congress a report on neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) in the United States and its treatment under Medicaid; to the Committee on Finance; April 28

S.2873 (introduced by Sen. Orrin G. Hatch): A bill to require studies and reports examining the use of, and opportunities to use, technology-enabled collaborative learning and capacity building models to improve programs of the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; April 28

S.2874 (introduced by Sen. Christopher S. Murphy): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to protect the enrollment of incarcerated youth for medical assistance under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; April 28

S.2883 (introduced by Sen. Sherrod Brown): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the requirement of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit a report on the capacity of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the specialized treatment and rehabilitative needs of disabled veterans; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; April 28

S.2896 (introduced by Sen. John McCain): A bill to eliminate the sunset date for the Veterans Choice Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to expand eligibility for such program, and to extend certain operating hours for pharmacies and medical facilities of the Department, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; April 28

S.2899 (introduced by Sen. John Thune): A bill to remove Federal barriers to combating mosquito-borne transmission of the Zika virus and promote public health, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Environment and Public Works; April 28



May 2, 2016: | Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7

SERVICES




BRIEFING ARCHIVE


 -  2018


 +  2017


 +  2016


 +  2015


 +  2014


 +  2013


 +  2012


 +  2011