POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.Res.193 (introduced by Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi): Protecting health coverage for all Americans; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1492 (introduced by Rep. Pete Sessions): To amend the Controlled Substances Act to direct the Attorney General to register practitioners to transport controlled substances to States in which the practitioner is not registered under the Act for the purpose of administering the substances (under applicable State law) at locations other than principal places of business or professional practice; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

S.619 (introduced by Sen. Jon Tester): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of physical therapists in the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.629 (introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drugs, and Cosmetic Act to ensure the safety and effectiveness of medically important antimicrobials approved for use in the prevention, control, and treatment of animal diseases, in order to minimize the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.1533 (introduced by Rep. Yvette D. Clarke): To provide for further comprehensive research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke on unruptured intracranial aneurysms; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1539 (introduced by Rep. Brett Guthrie): To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a program for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment regarding deaf and hard-of-hearing newborns, infants, and young children; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1542 (introduced by Rep. Bill Johnson): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to cover physician services delivered by podiatric physicians to ensure access by Medicaid beneficiaries to appropriate quality foot and ankle care, to amend title XVIII of such Act to modify the requirements for diabetic shoes to be included under Medicare, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.1550 (introduced by Rep. David G. Reichert): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make permanent the exclusion for benefits provided to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical responders; Ways and Means

H.R.1554 (introduced by Rep. Tim Walberg): To include information concerning a patient’s opioid addiction in certain medical records; Energy and Commerce

S.637 (introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden): A bill to amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide greater transparency of discounts provided by drug manufacturers; Finance



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