POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.5934 (introduced by Rep. John Katko): To amend the Controlled Substances Act to add certain synthetic substances to schedule I, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary;
September 6


H.R.5932 (introduced by Rep. Tammy Duckworth): To amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate copayments by the Department of Veterans Affairs for medicines relating to preventive health services, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs; September 6

H.R.5942 (introduced by Rep. Todd C. Young): 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; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means; September 7

H.R.5960 (introduced by Rep. Renee Ellmers): To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to make publicly available, through 2021, the amount of premium rate increases of health insurance plans in advance of such increases taking effect, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce; September 8

H.R.5958 (introduced by Rep. Curt Clawson): Making supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for Zika response and preparedness; Appropriations, Budget; September 8

H.R.5956 (introduced by Rep. Katherine Clark): To amend the Public Health Service Act to better address substance use and substance use disorders among young people; Energy and Commerce; September 8
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H.R.5951 (introduced by Rep. Morgan H. Griffith): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit
prescription drug plan sponsors and MA-PD organizations under the Medicare program from retroactively reducing payment on clean claims submitted by pharmacies; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means; September 8

H.Res.850 (introduced by Rep. Tim Murphy): Recognizing suicide as a public health problem and expressing support for designation of September as “National Suicide Prevention Month”; Energy and Commerce; September 8

H.R.5981 (introduced by Nydia M. Velazquez): To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the provision of medical services to aliens present in the United States; Energy and Commerce: September 9

S.3298 (introduced by Sen. Jeanne Shaneen): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the label of any drug containing an opiate to prominently state that addiction is possible; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; September 7


S.3297 (introduced by Sen. Tom Cotton): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exemption to the individual mandate to maintain health coverage for certain individuals whose premium has increased by more than 10 percent, and for other purposes; September 7

S.3296 (introduced by Sen. John McCain): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exemption to the individual mandate to maintain health coverage for individuals residing in counties with fewer than 2 health insurance issuers offering plans on an Exchange; September 7

S.3290 (introduced by Sen. Marco Rubio): A bill to mitigate risks of the Zika virus to members of the Armed Forces and Department of Defense civilian personnel stationed in or deployed to areas affected by or that may soon be affected by the Zika virus, to authorize the Secretary of Defense to transfer funds to counter or control the Zika virus, and for other purposes; Armed Services; September 7

S.3305 (introduced by Sen. Chuck Grassley): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the use of electronic visit verification systems for home health services under the Medicare program; Finance; September 8

S.3302 (introduced by Sen. Barbara Boxer): A bill establishing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Emergency Response Fund for the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide assistance for a public health emergency, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; September 8



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