POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation cont.3


S.J. Res. 37 (introduced by Sen. Alexander): A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule relating to the extent to which an employer may offer an inducement to an employee for the employee’s spouse to provide information about the spouse’s manifestation of disease or disorder in connection with an employer-sponsored wellness program; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; July 14

S.J. Res. 38 (introduced by Sen. Alexander): A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule relating to the extent to which employers may use incentives to encourage employees to participate in wellness programs that ask the employees to respond to disability-related inquiries or undergo medical examinations; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; July 14

S. Res. 538 (introduced by Sen. Rubio): A resolution designating September 2016 as ``National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month’’; considered and agreed to; July 14

S. Res. 545 (introduced by Sen. Stabenow): A resolution supporting the designation of July 15, 2016, as ``Leiomyosarcoma Awareness Day’’; considered and agreed to; July 14

H.R.5799 (introduced by Rep. Lynn Jenkins): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for payments for certain rural health clinic and Federally qualified health center services furnished to hospice patients under the Medicare program; to the House Committee on Ways and Means; July 14

H.R.5832 (introduced by Rep. Daniel M. Donovan, Jr.): A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for the option to use a diversion program to treat maternal drug abuse in a family-centered medical context, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on the Judiciary; July 14

H.R.5837 (introduced by Rep. Alcee L. Hastings): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to remove the exclusion from medical assistance under the Medicaid program of items and services furnished in an institution for mental diseases in the case of inpatient, non-hospital substance use disorder treatment facility services furnished for nonelderly adults; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; July 14

H.R.5841 (introduced by Rep. Mike Kelly): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a population based payment demonstration project under which Patient Care Networks are paid prospective monthly capitated payments for coordinated care furnished to Medicare beneficiaries; to House Energy and Commerce; July 14

H.R.5842 (introduced by Rep. Ann M. Kuster): A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to improve treatment for veterans suffering from opioid addiction and chronic pain, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; July 14

H.R.5845 (introduced by Rep. John B. Larson): 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 House Energy and Commerce; July 14

H.R.5856 (introduced by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney): A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to allow sole proprietors and the spouses and domestic partners of sole proprietors to purchase insurance on the small business exchange, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; July 14

H.R.5858 (introduced by Rep. Michael T. McCaul): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish a program to provide additional incentives for the development of new drugs to treat pediatric cancers, and for other purposes; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; July 14



July 18, 2016: | Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7

SERVICES




BRIEFING ARCHIVE


 -  2018


 +  2017


 +  2016


 +  2015


 +  2014


 +  2013


 +  2012


 +  2011