POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


S.1461 (introduced by Sen. Joni Ernst): A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the eligibility of certain former members of the Armed Forces who are medically retired and who are entitled to hospital insurance benefits under Medicare part A by reason of previous entitlement to social security disability insurance benefits to enroll in the TRICARE program regardless of whether such members decline enrollment under Medicare part B, and for other purposes; Armed Services

S.1462 (introduced by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen): A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to improve cost sharing subsidies; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1466 (introduced by Sen. Richard J. Durbin): A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to award grants to fund research on orthotics and prosthetics, and for other purposes; Armed Services

S.1467 (introduced by Sen. Richard J. Durbin): A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to award grants to establish, or expand upon, master’s degree programs in orthotics and prosthetics, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.3111 (introduced by Rep. Sander M. Levin): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of dental, vision, and hearing care under the Medicare program; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3120
(introduced by Rep. Michael C. Burgess): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the volume of future electronic health record-related significant hardship requests; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.3124 (introduced by Rep. Diana DeGette): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the occurrence of diabetes in Medicare beneficiaries by extending coverage under Medicare for medical nutrition therapy services to such beneficiaries with pre-diabetes or with risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

S.1475 (introduced by Sen. Orrin G. Hatch): A bill to provide for the identification and documentation of best practices for cyber hygiene by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and for other purposes; Commerce, Science, and Transportation

S.1509 (introduced by Sen. Orrin G. Hatch): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize an extension of exclusivity periods for certain drugs that are approved for a new indication for a rare disease or condition, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1511 (introduced by Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin): A bill to bring stability to the individual insurance market, make insurance coverage more affordable, lower prescription drug prices, and improve Medicaid.

S.1516 (introduced by Sen. Dean Heller): A bill to expand health care choices by allowing Americans to buy health care coverage across State lines; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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