POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation cont.2


H.R. 5241 (introduced by Rep. Ruiz): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to distribute additional information to Medicare beneficiaries to prevent health care fraud, 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; May 13

H. Res. 730 (introduced by Rep. Black): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the important role of the health care industry in identifying victims of sex trafficking; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 13

S.RES.459 (introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein): A resolution recognizing the importance of cancer research and the vital contributions of scientists, clinicians, cancer survivors, and other patient advocates across the United States who are dedicated to finding a cure for cancer, and designating May 2016, as “National Cancer Research Month”; to the Committee on the Judiciary; May 9

S. 2912 (introduced by Sen. Johnson): A bill to authorize the use of unapproved medical products by patients diagnosed with a terminal illness in accordance with State law, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 10

S.2922 (introduced by Sen. Whitehouse): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for partnerships and contracts between the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and eligible academic affiliates for the mutually beneficial coordination, use, or exchange of health-care resources, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; May 11

S.2921 (introduced by Sen. Isakson): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the accountability of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to improve health care and benefits for veterans, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; May 11

S. 2927 (introduced by Sen. Lankford): A bill to prevent governmental discrimination against providers of health services who decline involvement in abortion, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 12



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