POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.849 (introduced by Rep. David P. Roe): To repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, Rules

H.R.860 (introduced by Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr.): To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program for States that provide flexibility in licensing for health care providers who offer services on a volunteer basis; Energy and Commerce

H.R.862 (introduced by Rep. Morgan H. Griffith): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to transition the Medicaid thresholds applied for determining acceptable provider taxes, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

S.Res.45 (introduced by Sen. Mazie K. Hirono): A resolution designating February 2017 as “American Heart Month” and February 3, 2017, as “National Wear Red Day”; Judiciary

H.R.872 (introduced by Rep. Ted Lieu): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to enhance medical device communications and ensure device cleanliness; Energy and Commerce

H.R.878 (introduced by Rep. Andy Biggs): To authorize the use of unapproved medical products by patients diagnosed with a terminal illness in accordance with State law, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.R.880 (introduced by Rep. Michael C. Burgess): 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; Energy and Commerce

S.308 (introduced by Sen. Chuck Grassley): A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require applicable manufacturers to include information regarding payments made to physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other advance practice nurses in transparency reports submitted under section 1128G of such Act; Finance

S.309 (introduced by Sen. Chuck Grassley): A bill to establish a Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan demonstration program to target home and community-based care to eligible Medicare beneficiaries; Finance

S.311 (introduced by Sen. Amy Klobuchar): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for training and support services for families and caregivers of people living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia; Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

S.Res.49 (introduced by Sen. Susan Collins): A resolution declaring that achieving the primary goal of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease of the Department of Health and Human Services to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease by 2025 is an urgent national priority; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.908 (introduced by Rep. Mike Kelly): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate a provision under the Medicare Advantage program that inadvertently penalizes Medicare Advantage plans for providing high quality care to Medicare beneficiaries; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.930 (introduced by Rep. David G. Reichert):To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of certain lymphedema compression treatment items as items of durable medical equipment; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.931 (introduced by Rep. Chris Collins): To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a voluntary registry to collect data on cancer incidence among firefighters; Energy and Commerce

H.R.934 (introduced by Rep. Keith Ellison): To reduce prescription drug costs by allowing the importation and reimportation of certain drugs; Energy and Commerce

H.R.938 (introduced by Rep. Michael C. Burgess): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide clarification with respect to the liability of third party payers for medical assistance paid under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.959 (introduced by Rep. David P. Joyce): To amend title VIII of the Public Health Service Act to extend advanced education nursing grants to support clinical nurse specialist programs, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.982 (introduced by Rep. Michael R. Turner): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for payments to States for substance abuse services furnished to inmates in public institutions, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.992 (introduced by Rep. Bill Foster): To authorize the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, acting through the Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, to award grants to States to expand access to clinically appropriate services for opioid abuse, dependence, or addiction; Energy and Commerce

H.R.993 (introduced by Rep. Bill Foster): To reduce opioid misuse and abuse; Energy and Commerce

H.R.994 (introduced by Rep. Bill Foster): To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to evaluate and report on the in-patient and outpatient treatment capacity, availability, and needs of the United States; Energy and Commerce, Natural Resources



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