POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R.5767 (introduced by Rep. Thomas MacArthur): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit hospitals in all-urban States to be considered Medicare dependent hospitals, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on Ways and Means; July 13

H.R.5763 (introduced by Rep. Larry Bucshon): A bill to clarify the treatment of certain DNA Specimen Provenance Assay tests as reasonable and necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of illness for coverage under the Medicare program; to the House Committee on Ways and Means; July 13

H.R.5746 (introduced by Rep. Suzan K. DelBene): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit wellness programs from sharing personally identifiable information related to individuals’ use of or prescriptions for contraceptives; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; July 13

S.3209 (introduced by Sen. Amy Klobuchar): A bill to require the use of prescription drug monitoring programs and to facilitate information sharing among States; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; July 13

S.3195 (introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to preserve Medicare beneficiary access to ventilators, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; July 13

S.3191 (introduced by Sen. Al Franken): A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to improve the quality of health care furnished in rural areas, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; July 13

S.3190 (introduced by Sen. Al Franken): A bill to enhance the rural health workforce, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; July 13

S.3189 (introduced by Sen. Al Franken): A bill to improve access to health care in rural areas, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; July 13

S.3178 (introduced by Sen. Robert Menendez): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit hospitals in all-urban States to be considered Medicare dependent hospitals, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; July 13

S.3176 (introduced by Sen. Sherrod Brown): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance efforts to address antibiotic resistance, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; July 13

S.3173 (introduced by Sen. John Thune): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a 90-day EHR reporting period for the determination of whether an eligible professional or eligible hospital is a meaningful EHR user and to remove the all-or-nothing approach to meaningful use, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; July 13

S. 3211 (introduced by Sen. Cornyn): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a national Oncology Medical Home Demonstration Project under the Medicare program for the purpose of changing the Medicare payment for cancer care in order to enhance the quality of care and to improve cost efficiency, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance; July 14

S. 3218 (introduced by Sen. Wicker): A bill to remove the limitation on certain amounts for which large non-rural hospitals may be reimbursed under the Healthcare Connect Fund of the Federal Communications Commission, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation; July 14

S. 3223 (introduced by Sen. Murray): A bill to increase funding to reduce opioid use disorders and overdose, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; July 14



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