POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation cont.


H.R. 246 (introduced by Rep. Noem): A bill to repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R. 247 (introduced by Rep. Brat): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the permissible use of health savings accounts to include health insurance payments and to increase the dollar limitation for contributions to health savings accounts, and for other purposes; Ways and Means

H.R. 259 (introduced by Rep. Gonzálex-Colón): A bill to prevent the territories of the United States from losing current Medicaid funding; Energy and Commerce.

H.R. 273 (introduced by Rep. Lewis): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an income tax credit for the costs of certain infertility treatments; Ways and Means

H.R. 277 (introduced by Rep. Roe): A bill to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and related reconciliation provisions, to promote patient-centered health care, to provide for the creation of a safe harbor for defendants in medical malpractice actions who demonstrate adherence to clinical practice guidelines, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, the Budget, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, the Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations, Veterans’ Affairs

H.R. 284 (introduced by Rep. Stefanik): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish rules for payment for graduate medical education (GME) costs for hospitals that establish a new medical residency training program after hosting resident rotators for short durations; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R. 285 (introduced by Rep. Turner): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the individual and employer health insurance mandates; Ways and Means

H.R. 286 (introduced by Rep. Turner): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain emergency medical devices from the excise tax on medical devices, and for other purposes; Ways and Means

H.R. 287 (introduced by Rep. Turner): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt student workers for purposes of determining a higher education institution’s employer health care shared responsibility; Ways and Means

S. 23 (introduced by Sen. Cassidy): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to adopt and implement a standard identification protocol for use in the tracking and procurement of biological implants by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

S. 24 (introduced by Sen. Cassidy): A bill to expand eligibility for hospital care and medical services under section 101 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to include veterans who are age 75 or older, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

S. 28 (introduced by Sen. Flake): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the permissible use of health savings accounts to include health insurance payments and to increase the dollar limitation for contributions to health savings accounts, and for other purposes; Finance

H.R. 302 (introduced by Rep. Guthrie): A bill to provide protections for certain sports medicine professionals who provide certain medical services in a secondary State; Energy and Commerce

H.R. 304 (introduced by Rep. Hudson): A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act with regard to the provision of emergency medical services; Energy and Commerce, the Judiciary

H.R. 307 (introduced by Rep. Davidson): A bill to ensure that Members of Congress and Congressional staff receive health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs instead of under the Federal Health Benefits Program or health care exchanges; House Administration, Veterans’ Affairs

H.R. 309 (introduced by Rep. Olson): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to foster more effective
implementation and coordination of clinical care for people with a complex metabolic or autoimmune disease, a disease resulting from insulin deficiency or insulin resistance, or complications caused by such a disease, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R. 314 (introduced by Rep. Blackburn): A bill to repeal title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for cooperative governing of individual health insurance coverage offered in interstate commerce; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce

H.R. 315 (introduced by Rep. Burgess): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to distribute maternity care health professionals to health professional shortage areas identified as in need of maternity care health services; Energy and Commerce

H.R. 324 (introduced by Rep. Kennedy): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a higher Federal matching rate for increased expenditures under Medicaid for mental and behavioral health services, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R. 326 (introduced by Rep. Lee): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to create a National Neuromyelitis Optica Consortium to provide grants and coordinate research with respect to the causes of, and risk factors associated with, neuromyelitis optica, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R. 334 (introduced by Rep. Lee): A bill to direct the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide assistance for individuals affected by exposure to Agent Orange, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs, Energy and Commerce, Foreign Affairs

H.R. 335 (introduced by Rep. Lewis): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide parity among States in the timing of the application of higher Federal Medicaid matching rates for the ACA-expansion population; Energy and Commerce

H. Res. 26 (introduced by Rep. Jenkins): A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that restored the original black lung benefits eligibility requirements should not be reduced but should be preserved and protected; Education and the Workforce

S. 40 (introduced by Sen. Heller): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage; Finance

S. 41 (introduced by Sen. Klobuchar): A bill to amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries; Finance

S. 46 (introduced by Sen. Heller): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to strengthen intensive cardiac rehabilitations programs under the Medicare program; Finance



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