POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R.5681 (introduced by Rep. Linda T. Sanchez): A bill to require the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to test the efficacy of providing Alzheimer’s Disease caregiver support services in delaying or reducing the use of institutionalized care for Medicare beneficiaries with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia; to House Energy and Commerce; July 7

H.R. 5688 (introduced by Rep. Tom Price of Georgia): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a temporary exception to the application of the Medicare long-term care hospital site neutral provisions for certain spinal cord specialty hospitals; to the Committee on Ways and Means; July 8

H. Res. 815 (introduced by Rep. Jackson Lee): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that governments should assure that all travelers departing for or returning from a destination where mosquito transmission of the Zika Virus is occurring will be informed of symptoms of the Zika Virus, the measures that should be taken to protect against mosquito bites, and inform women who are pregnant or may become pregnant to seek the advice of their physician prior to travel; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs; July 8

S.3126 (introduced by Sen. Angus King, Jr.): A bill to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings; to the Committee on the Budget; July 6

S.3129 (introduced by Sen. John Thune): A bill to provide for the extension of the enforcement instruction on supervision requirements for outpatient therapeutic services in critical access and small rural hospitals through 2016; to the Committee on Finance; July 6

S.3130 (introduced by Sen. Edward J. Markey, Jr.): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a permanent Independence at Home medical practice program under the Medicare program; to the Committee on Finance; July 6

S.Res.521 (introduced by Sen. Kelly Ayotte): A resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2016 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month; to the Committee on the Judiciary; July 7

S.3137 (introduced by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito): A bill to require the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to test the efficacy of providing Alzheimer’s Disease caregiver support services in delaying or reducing the use of institutionalized care for Medicare beneficiaries with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia; to the Committee on Finance; July 7



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