POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation cont.


H.R. 5284 (introduced by Rep. Sessions): A bill to eliminate the individual and employer health coverage mandates under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to expand beyond that Act the choices in obtaining and financing affordable health insurance coverage, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce, 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 19

H.R. 5287 (introduced by Rep. Foster): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with an option to provide medical assistance to individuals between the ages of 22 and 64 for inpatient services to treat substance use disorders at certain facilities, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 19

S.2932 (introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy): A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act with respect to the provision of emergency medical services; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 16

S.2933 (introduced by Sen. Tammy Baldwin): A bill to prohibit certain health care providers from providing non-Department health care services to veterans, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; May 16

S.RES.467 (introduced by Sen. Roger F. Wicker): A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2016; submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent; May 16

S.2940 (introduced by Sen. John Boozman): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to align physician supervision requirements under the Medicare program for radiology services performed by advanced level radiographers with State requirements; to the Committee on Finance; May 17

S.2941 (introduced by Sen. Kelly Ayotte): A bill to require a study on women and lung cancer, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 17

S.2948 (introduced by Sen. Patty Murray): A bill to plan, develop, and make recommendations to increase access to sexual assault examinations for survivors by holding hospitals accountable and supporting the providers that serve them; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 18

S. 2953 (introduced by Sen. Barrasso): A bill to promote patient-centered care and accountability at the Indian Health Service, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Indian Affairs; May 19

S. 2956 (introduced by Sen. Moran): An original bill making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes; from the Committee on Appropriations; placed on the calendar; May 19

S. 2960 (introduced by Sen. Booker): A bill to establish certain duties for pharmacies to ensure provision of Food and Drug Administration-approved contraception, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 19

S. 2961 (Introduced by Sen. Blumenthal): A bill to improve end-of-life care; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 19



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