POLICY BRIEFINGS


Upcoming Congressional Hearings/Meetings


House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing entitled “U.S. Public Health Response to the Zika Virus: Continuing Challenges;” 10:00 a.m., 2123 Rayburn Bldg.; May 23

House Budget Committee hearing entitled “The President’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget;” 9:30 a.m., 1334 Longworth Bldg.; May 24

Senate Budget Committee hearing to examine the President’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal; 9:45 a.m., 608 Dirksen Bldg.; May 25


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.2422 (introduced by Rep. Robin L. Kelly): To the Public Health Service Act to improve essential oral health care for low-income and other underserved individuals by breaking down barriers to care, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

S.1123 (introduced by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen): A bill to reauthorize the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and for other purposes; Judiciary

H.R.2430 (introduced by Rep. Greg Walden): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs, medical devices, generic drugs, and biosimilar biological products, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.2439 (introduced by Rep. Janice D. Schakowsky): To require reporting regarding certain drug price increases, and for other purposes.

H.R.2445 (introduced by Rep. Marsha Blackburn): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a prior authorization process under the Medicare program for certain high cost durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.2465 (introduced by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make permanent the removal of the rental cap for durable medical equipment under the Medicare program with respect to speech generating devices; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.2474 (introduced by Rep. Mimi Walters): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide an alternative standard for substantial equivalence determinations for devices, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.Res.327 (introduced by Rep. Adam B. Schiff): Recognizing the importance of vaccinations and immunizations in the United States; Energy and Commerce

S.1130 (introduced by Sen. Chuck Grassley): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to create a sustainable future for rural healthcare; Finance

S.1131 (introduced by Sen. Tammy Baldwin): A bill to require reporting regarding certain drug price increases, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1132 (introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make permanent the removal of the rental cap for durable medical equipment under the Medicare program with respect to speech generating devices; Finance

S.1133 (introduced by Sen. James Lankford): A bill to repeal changes made by health care reform laws to the Medicare exception to the prohibition on certain physician referrals for hospitals, and for other purposes; Finance

S.Res.166 (introduced by Sen. Roger Wicker): A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2017; introduced, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent

H.R.2483 (introduced by Rep. Richard Hudson): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the establishment of a third-party quality system assessment program for devices, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.2485 (introduced by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney): To require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation
Administration to evaluate and consider revising regulations relating to emergency medical equipment requirements for passenger aircraft; Transportation and Infrastructure



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