POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.2224 (introduced by Rep. Adrian Smith): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to apply budget neutrality on a State-specific basis in the calculation of the Medicare hospital wage index floor for non-rural areas; Ways and Means

H.R.2239 (introduced by Rep. Marcia L. Fudge): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for a State Medicaid option to provide coverage of community-based inpatient substance use disorder treatment for nonelderly adults, to remove such services from the Medicaid exclusion from medical assistance of items and services for patients in an institution for mental diseases, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.2244 (introduced by Rep. Leonard Lance): To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a pilot project under which no more than 3 sponsors agree to evaluate the psychological and social distress experienced by patients participating in a clinical trial, conducted by the respective sponsor, of a drug or biological product that is intended to treat a serious or life-threatening disease or condition, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.Res.297 (introduced by Rep. George Holding): Expressing support for designation of April 2017 as “National Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month”; Energy and Commerce

S.989 (introduced by Sen. Roy Blunt): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of pediatric subspecialists in the National Health Service Corps program, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.2263 (introduced by Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis): To provide for greater transparency and information with respect to Federal expenditures under the Medicaid and CHIP programs in the territories of the United States, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.2267 (introduced by Rep. Joseph Crowley): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions, and for other purposes; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.2276 (introduced by Rep. Tom Rice): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for treatment of audiologists as physicians for purposes of furnishing audiology services under the Medicare program, to improve access to the audiology services available for coverage under the Medicare program and to enable beneficiaries to have their choice of a qualified audiologist to provide such services, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.Res.301 (introduced by Rep. Tim Ryan): Expressing support for designation of May 30 as “National Bartter Syndrome Day”; Oversight and Government Reform

H.R. 2285 (introduced by Rep. Roe): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the preference given, in awarding certain allergies and reversible lower airway disorders-related grants, to States that allow trained school personnel to administer rescue medications for allergies and reversible lower airway disorders, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R. 2290 (introduced by Rep. DeLauro): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a standard definition of therapeutic family care services in Medicaid; Energy and Commerce

H.R. 2291 (introduced by Rep. Duffy): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the coverage of telehealth services under the Medicare program, to provide coverage for home-based monitoring for congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease under such program, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H. Res. 304 (introduced by Rep. Shea-Porter): A resolution expressing support for designation of May as ``National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month``; Energy and Commerce

S. 1001 (introduced by Sen. Crapo): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Finance



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