POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R.6259 (introduced by Rep. Steve Israel): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure that liquid over-the-counter medications are packaged with appropriate dosage delivery devices and, in the case of such medications labeled for pediatric use, appropriate flow restrictors, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce; September 28

H.R.6261 (introduced by Rep. Derek Kilmer): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the way beneficiaries are assigned under the Medicare shared savings program by also basing such assignment on primary care services furnished by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and clinical nurse specialists; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce; September 28

H.R.6265 (introduced by Rep. Jim McDermott): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for certain reforms with respect to medicare supplemental health insurance policies; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce; September 28

H.R.6274 (introduced by Rep. Erik Paulsen): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to create incentives for healthcare providers to promote quality healthcare outcomes, and for other purposes; Ways and Means; September 28

H.R.6275 (introduced by Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr.): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage under the Medicare program for FDA-approved qualifying colorectal cancer screening blood-based tests, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means; September 28

H.R.6276 (introduced by Rep. Tom Price): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the treatment of locum tenens physicians as independent contractors to help alleviate physician shortages in underserved areas; Ways and Means; September 28

H.R.6284 (introduced by Rep. Adam Smith): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the marketing of authorized generic drugs; Energy and Commerce; September 28

H.Res.899 (introduced by Rep. David G. Reichert): Expressing support for a stable and sustainable funding source for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program; Energy and Commerce; September 28

H.Res.903 (introduced by Rep. Danny K. Davis): Expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2016 as “Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month” in order to educate communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection methods, effective treatments, and preventative care programs with respect to sickle cell disease; Oversight and Government Reform; September 28

H.Res.904 (introduced by Rep. Al Green): Honoring Sisters Network Inc.® for its work to raise awareness about the tragic impact of breast cancer in the African-American community; Energy and Commerce; September 28

H.Res.914 (introduced by Rep. Erik Paulsen): Expressing support for designation of September 2016 as “Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month”; Energy and Commerce; September 28

S.3407 (introduced by Sen. Mark Steven Kirk): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to facilitate assignment of military trauma care providers to civilian trauma centers in order to maintain military trauma readiness and to support such centers, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; September 28

S.3431 (introduced by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand): A bill to coordinate and advance fibrosis research activities at the National Institutes of Health, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; September 28

S.3435 (introduced by Sen. Pat Roberts): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect and preserve access of Medicare beneficiaries in rural areas to health care providers under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Finance; September 28

S.3454 (introduced by Sen. Thomas Carper): A bill to improve medication adherence; Finance;
September 28

S.3455 (introduced by Sen. Amy Klobuchar): A bill to allow for the expedited approval of generic prescription drugs and temporary importation of prescription drugs in the case of noncompetitive drug markets and drug shortages; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; September 28

S.3457 (introduced by Sen. Cory Gardner): A bill to establish Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services SBIR or STTR program grants which shall be known as Medicare commercialization grants; Finance; September 28



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