POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R.5337 (introduced by Rep. Beto O’Rourke): A bill to ensure that an individual who is transitioning from receiving medical treatment furnished by the Secretary of Defense to medical treatment furnished by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs receives the pharmaceutical agents required for such transition; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; May 26

H.R.5343 (introduced by Rep. Debbie Dingell): A bill to require increased reporting regarding certain surgeries scheduled at medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; May 26

H.R.5362 (introduced by Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy, III): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a higher Federal matching rate for increased expenditures under Medicaid for mental and behavioral health services, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 26

H.R.5366 (introduced by Rep. Patrick Murphy): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income for seven years amounts earned from the sale of drugs that demonstrate breakthrough therapies for treating Alzheimer’s disease; to the House Committee on Ways and Means; May 26

H.R.5369 (introduced by Rep. Tim Ryan): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Healthy Start for Infants Program; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 26

H.R. 5375 (introduced by Rep. Mullin): A bill to amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to eliminate the CHIP maintenance of effort requirement and to eliminate DSH cuts for States not implementing the ACA Medicaid expansion; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; May 27

S.2977 (introduced by Sen. Joe Manchin III): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish an excise tax on the production and importation of opioid pain relievers, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; May 24

S.2980 (introduce by Sen. Jeff Flake): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the permissible use of health savings accounts to include health insurance payments and to increase the dollar limitation for contributions to health savings accounts, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; May 25

S.2981 (introduced by Sen. Chuck Grassley): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to add standards for drug compendia for physician use for purposes of Medicaid payment for certain drugs, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; May 25

S.2983 (introduced by Sen. Sherrod Brown): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing medical assistance at a residential pediatric recovery center to infants under 1 year of age with neonatal abstinence syndrome and their families; to the Committee on Finance; May 25

S.2985 (introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy): 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 Finance; May 25

S.2994 (introduced by Rep. Sen. Robert P. Casey): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prevent the abuse of dextromethorphan, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 26

S.2998 (introduced by Sen. Daniel Coats): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure prompt coverage of breakthrough devices under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; May 26

S.3015 (introduced by Sen. Robert P. Casey): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide for informational materials to educate and prevent addiction in teenagers and adolescents who are injured playing youth sports and subsequently prescribed an opioid; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; May 26



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