POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.1922 (introduced by Rep. Michael C. Burgess): To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish fair and consistent eligibility requirements for graduate medical schools operating outside the United States and Canada; Education and the Workforce

H.R.1933 (introduced by Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr.): 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; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.1939 (introduced by Rep. Morgan H. Griffith): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure equal access of Medicare beneficiaries to community pharmacies in underserved areas as network pharmacies under Medicare prescription drug coverage, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.1946 (introduced by Rep. John Lewis): To amend the Public Health Service Act to require reporting by the National Institutes of Health on requests for funding research that were not granted and had the greatest potential for improving public health, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1955 (introduced by Rep. Tom Reed): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make permanent the extension of the Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and the increased payments under the Medicare lowvolume hospital program; Ways and Means

S.849 (introduced by Sen. Angus S. King): A bill to support programs for mosquito-borne and other vector-borne disease surveillance and control; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.850 (introduced by Sen. Richard J. Durbin): A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish fair and consistent eligibility requirements for graduate medical schools operating outside the United States and Canada; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.1984 (introduced by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee): To provide for research and education with respect to triple-negative breast cancer, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1991 (introduced by Rep. Lou Barletta): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that emergency services volunteers are not taken into account as employees under the shared responsibility requirements contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Ways and Means

H.R.1995 (introduced by Rep. Diane Black): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security to provide for national testing of a model of Medicare Advantage value-based insurance design to meet the needs of chronically ill Medicare Advantage enrollees; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.2009 (introduced by Rep. Ryan A. Costello): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide clarity with respect to the regulation of diagnostic imaging devices intended for use with contrast agents; Energy and Commerce

H.R.2022 (introduced by Rep. Paul A. Gossar): To ensure certain safety measures are utilized in the interest of public health security with respect to labeling and transporting human tissue specimen or collection of specimens into interstate commerce; Energy and Commerce

H.R.2025 (introduced by Rep. Morgan H. Griffith): To amend section 505(c)(3)(E) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prevent certain applications from being considered ineligible for approval under section 505(c) of such Act on the basis that the proposed labeling includes information describing abuse-deterrent properties that otherwise would be blocked by exclusivity under clause (iii) or (iv) of section 503(c)(3)(E) of such Act, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.2026 (introduced by Rep. Brett Guthrie): To improve patient access to emerging medication therapies by clarifying the scope of permitted health care economic and scientific information communications between biopharmaceutical manufacturers and population health decision makers; Energy and Commerce



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