POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation cont.4


H.Res.167 (introduced by Rep. Matt Cartwright): Supporting the designation of the week of February 26 to March 4, 2017, as “National Spinal CSF Leak Awareness Week”; Energy and Commerce

S.495 (introduced by Sen. Bernard Sanders): A bill to provide incentives for investment in research and development for new medicines, to enhance access to new medicines, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.497 (introduced by Sen. Maria Cantwell): A bill 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; Finance

S.520 (introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to reform payment to States under the Medicaid program; Finance

S.523 (introduced by Sen. Joe Manchin, III): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a stewardship fee on the production and importation of opioid pain relievers, and for other purposes; Finance

S.527 (introduced by Sen. Roy Blunt): A bill to improve access to emergency medical services, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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BRIEFING ARCHIVE


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