POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R. 5458 (introduced by Rep. Steward): A bill to provide for coordination between the TRICARE program and eligibility for making contributions to a health savings account, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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.; June 13

H.R. 5462 (introduced by Rep. Loebsack): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for a State Medicaid option to enhance administrative matching funds to support statewide behavioral health access program activities for children under 21 years of age, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; June 13

H.R. 5463 (introduced by Rep. Murphy of Florida): A bill to support programs for mosquito-borne and other vector-borne disease surveillance and control; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; June 13

H.R.5475 (introduced by Rep. Robin L. Kelly): A bill to improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Agriculture, Education and the Workforce, the Budget, the Judiciary, Veterans’ Affairs, Armed Services, and Natural Resources, 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; June 14

H.R.5479 (introduced by Rep. Betty McCollum): A bill to provide for programs under the Department of Health and Human Services to improve newborn screening, evaluation, and intervention for critical congenital heart defect; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; June 14

H.R.5482 (introduced by Rep. Michael R. Turner): 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 House Committee on Energy and Commerce; June 14

H.R.5492 (introduced by Rep. Patrick Murphy): A bill to support programs for mosquito-borne and other vector-borne disease surveillance and control; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; June 15

H.CON.RES.137 (introduced by Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr.) : A resolution supporting National Men’s Health Week; to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; June 15

H.R. 5497 (introduced by Rep. Lipinksi): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the public disclosure of charges for certain hospital and ambulatory surgical center treatment episodes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; June 16

H.R. 5501 (introduced by Rep. O’Rourke): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the recruitment of physicians in the Department of Veterans Affairs; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; June 16

H.R. 5506 (introduced by Rep. Young of Indiana): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a demonstration program to provide integrated care for Medicare beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease, 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; June 16

H.R. 5514 (introduced by Rep. Honda): A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide for increased flexibility in blood donor screening, while maintaining a safe blood donor pool, during times of national or local need; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; June 16



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