POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation cont.


H.R.1781 (introduced by Rep. Daniel M. Donovan, Jr.): To improve the ability of the Federal Government to address synthetic opioids, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Oversight and Government Reform

S.761
(introduced by Sen. Lamar Alexander): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals to receive a premium assistance credit for insurance not purchased on an Exchange, and for other purposes; Finance

S.769
(introduced by Sen. John Boozman): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to align physician supervision requirements under the Medicare program for radiology services performed by advanced level radiographers with State requirements; Finance

S.771
(introduced by Sen. Al Franken): A bill to improve access to affordable prescription drugs; Finance

H.R.1821
(introduced by Rep. Joe Barton): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the standard charitable mileage rate for delivery of meals to elderly, disabled, frail, and at risk individuals; Ways and Means

H.R.1822
(introduced by Rep. Marsha Blackburn): To amend the Public Health Service Act to limit the liability of health care professionals who volunteer to provide health care services in response to a disaster; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.R.1825 (introduced by Rep. Chris Collins): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure more timely access to home health services for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.1826 (introduced by Rep. Gerald E. Connolly): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to redistribute Federal funds that would otherwise be made available to States that do not provide for the Medicaid expansion in accordance with the Affordable Care Act to those States electing to provide those Medicaid benefits, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1828 (introduced by Rep. Lynn Jenkins): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for payments for certain rural health clinic and Federally qualified health center services furnished to hospice patients under the Medicare program; Ways and Means

H.R.1831 (introduced by Rep. Thomas MacArthur): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit hospitals in all-urban States to be considered Medicare dependent hospitals, and for other purposes; Ways and Means

H.R.1834 (introduced by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers): 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; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.1838 (introduced by Rep. Devin Nunes): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means



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