POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation cont.


H.R.1245 (introduced by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the importation of affordable and safe drugs by wholesale distributors, pharmacies, and individuals; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1246 (introduced by Rep. Carlos Curbelo): To exempt health insurance of residents of United States territories from the annual fee on health insurance providers; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.Res.157 (introduced by Rep. Andre Carson): Expressing support for the designation of the last day of February each year, as “Rare Disease Day”; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1253 (introduced by Rep. Derek Kilmer): To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make loans and loan guarantees for constructing or renovating, or planning construction or renovation of, qualified psychiatric and substance abuse treatment facilities, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1255 (introduced by Rep. Ben Ray Lujan): To increase research, education, and treatment for cerebral cavernous malformations; Energy and Commerce

S.463 (introduced by Sen. John Cornyn): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a national Oncology Medical Home Demonstration Project under the Medicare program for the purpose of changing the Medicare payment for cancer care in order to enhance the quality of care and to improve cost efficiency, and for other purposes; Finance

S.464 (introduced by Sen. Edward J. Markey): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a permanent Independence at Home medical practice program under the Medicare program; Finance

S.469 (introduced by Sen. Bernard Sanders): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the importation of affordable and safe drugs by wholesale distributors, pharmacies, and individuals; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.475 (introduced by Sen. Tom Udall): A bill to increase research, education, and treatment for cerebral cavernous malformations; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.476 (introduced by Sen. Marco Rubio): A bill to exempt health insurance of residents of United States territories from the annual fee on health insurance providers; Finance

S.477 (introduced by Sen. Richard J. Durbin): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to coordinate Federal congenital heart disease research and surveillance efforts and to improve public education and awareness of congenital heart disease, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.Res.73 (introduced by Sen. Sherrod Brown): A resolution designating February 28, 2017, as “Rare Disease Day”; submitted, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.



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