POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.2550 (introduced by Rep. Mike  Thompson): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an incremental expansion of telehealth coverage under the Medicare program; Ways and Means

 

H.R.2556 (introduced by Rep. Diane Black): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to telehealth services, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

 

H.R.2557 (introduced by Rep. Larry Bucshon): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of certain DNA Specimen Provenance Assay clinical diagnostic laboratory tests; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

 

H.R.2558 (introduced by Rep. Chris Collins): To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance with respect to three-dimensional human tissue models, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

 

H.R.2562 (introduced by Rep. Mike Kelly): To improve access to prescription drugs; Energy and Commerce

 

 H.R.2569 (introduced by Rep. Ed Perlmutter): To promote transparency in health care pricing, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Oversight and Government Reform

 

 H.R.2574 (introduced by Rep. Raul Ruiz): To amend the Public Health Service Act to help build a stronger health care workforce; Energy and Commerce

 

H.R.2587 (introduced by Rep. John K. Delaney): To provide for the coverage of medically necessary food and vitamins for digestive and inherited metabolic disorders under Federal health programs and private health insurance, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Oversight and Government Reform

 

H.R.2589 (introduced by Rep. Adam Kinzinger): To waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals disabled by Huntington’s disease; Ways and Means

 

S.1191 (introduced by Sen. Chuck Grassley): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to refine how Medicare pays for orthotics and prosthetics and to improve beneficiary experience and outcomes with orthotic and prosthetic care, and for other purposes; Finance

 

S.1194 (introduced by Sen. Robert P. Casey, Jr.): A bill to provide for the coverage of medically necessary food and vitamins for digestive and inherited metabolic disorders under Federal health programs and private health insurance, and for other purposes; Finance

 

 S.1197 (introduced by Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand): A bill to waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals disabled by Huntington’s disease; Finance

 

S.1201 (introduced by Sen. Claire McCaskill): A bill to allow individuals living in areas without qualified health plans offered through an Exchange to have similar access to health insurance coverage as members of Congress and congressional staff; Finance

 

H.R.2599 (introduced by Rep. Glenn  Thompson): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to refine how Medicare pays for orthotics and prosthetics and to improve beneficiary experience and outcomes with orthotic and prosthetic care, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means



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