POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.2601 (introduced by Rep. Neal P. Dunn): To amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to improve the access of veterans to organ transplants, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

 

H.R.2628 (introduced by Rep. Gene Green): To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for 12-month continuous enrollment of individuals under the Medicaid program and Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.2639 (introduced by Rep. Peter T. King): To reauthorize the Elder Justice Act of 2009; Ways and Means, Judiciary, Energy and Commerce, Education and the Workforce

 

H.R.2641 (introduced by Rep. Billy Long): To promote the development of safe drugs for neonates; Energy and Commerce

 

H.R.2644 (introduced by Rep. Tom Marino): To improve the understanding of, and promote access to treatment for, chronic kidney disease, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

 

S.1227 (introduced by Sen. Sherrod Brown): A bill to amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for 12-month continuous enrollment under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes; Finance

 

H.R.2663 (introduced by Rep. Kenny Marchant): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make changes to documentation of eligibility for Medicare home health services, and for other purposes; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

 

H.R.2677 (introduced by Rep. Judy Chu): To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for behavioral and mental health outreach and education strategies to reduce stigma associated with mental health among the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander population; Energy and Commerce

 

H.R.2687 (introduced by Rep. Bill Foster): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with an option to provide medical assistance to individuals between the ages of 22 and 64 for inpatient services to treat substance use disorders at certain facilities, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

 

H.R.2688 (introduced by Rep. Gene Green): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide the same level of Federal matching assistance for every State that chooses to expand Medicaid coverage to newly eligible individuals, regardless of when such expansion takes place; Energy and Commerce

 

H.Res.358 (introduced by Rep.  Theodore E. Deutch): Expressing support for the designation of May 25 as “National Moonshot Day” and recognizing the importance of conquering scientific challenges from medicine to space and beyond; Education and the Workforce

 

S.1255 (introduced by Sen. Christopher Murphy): A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to credit individuals serving as caregivers of dependent relatives with deemed wages for up to  five years of such service, and to support State medical training programs for caregivers; Finance

 

S.1276 (introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein): A bill to require the Attorney General to make a determination as to whether cannabidiol should be a controlled substance and listed in a schedule under the Controlled Substances Act and to expand research on the potential medical benefits of cannabidiol and other marihuana components; Finance

 

S.Res.182 (introduced by Sen. Jack Reed): A resolution designating May 2017 as “Melanoma Awareness Month”; submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment



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