POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation cont.2


H.R.1160 (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

H.R.1166 (introduced by Rep. Billy Long): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide greater State flexibility and innovation through Medicaid cost-sharing waivers; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1167 (introduced by Rep. Mia B. Love): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to promote physician training in newly recognized primary medical specialties, and for other purposes; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.1173
(introduced by Rep. Krisit L. Noem): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for treatment of clinical psychologists as physicians for purposes of furnishing clinical psychologist services under the Medicare program; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.1175 (introduced by Rep. Erik Paulsen): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve access to health care through expanded health savings accounts, and for other purposes; Ways and Means, Judiciary, Energy and Commerce

H.R.1187 (introduced by Rep. James F. Sensenbrenner): To expand the research activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to functional gastrointestinal and motility disorders, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

S. 379 (introduced by Sen. Whitehouse): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the five month waiting period for disability insurance benefits under such title for individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; to the Committee on Finance

S. 382 (introduced by Sen. Menendez): A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a voluntary registry to collect data on cancer incidence among firefighters; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S. 397 (introduced by Sen. Isakson): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure fairness in Medicare hospital payments by establishing a floor for the area wage index applied with respect to certain hospitals; to the Committee on Finance

S. 403 (introduced by Sen. Hatch): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve access to health care through expanded health savings accounts, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance

S. 404 (introduced by Sen. Isakson): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the process for inspections of device establishments for granting export certifications; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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