POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.3178 (introduced by Rep. Kevin Brady): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the delivery of home infusion therapy and dialysis and the application of the Stark rule under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3181 (introduced by Rep. Diane Black): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to encourage Medicare beneficiaries to voluntarily adopt advance directives guiding the medical care they receive; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

S.1526 (introduced by Sen. Jon Tester): A bill to appropriate amounts to the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve the provision of health care to veterans, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

S.1527 (introduced by Sen. John McCain): A bill to appropriate amounts to the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve the provision of health care to veterans, and for other purposes; Appropriations

S.1529 (introduced by Sen. Heidi Heitkamp): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand eligibility for the refundable credit for coverage under a qualified health plan; Finance

S.1530 (introduced by Sen. Christopher A. Coons): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to encourage Medicare beneficiaries to voluntarily adopt advance directives guiding the medical care they receive; Finance

H.R.3192 (introduced by Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy, III): To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to ensure access to mental health services for children under the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.3194 (introduced by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney): To provide for an extension of the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the conduct of medical disability examinations by contract physicians; Veterans’ Affairs

S.1533 (introduced by Sen. Chuck Grassley): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to cover physician services delivered by podiatric physicians to ensure access by Medicaid beneficiaries to appropriate quality foot and ankle care, to amend title XVIII of such Act to modify the requirements for diabetic shoes to be included under Medicare, and for other purposes; Finance

S.1545 (introduced by Sen. Mark R. Warner): A bill 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; Finance

S.1546 (introduced by Sen. Mark R. Warner): A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide greater flexibility in offering health insurance coverage across State lines; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.3224 (introduced by Rep. Gregg Harper): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to clarify reasonable costs for critical access hospital payments under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.3236 (introduced by Rep. Devin Nunes): To amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve provider and supplier cost reporting of ambulance services under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.Res.443 (introduced by Rep. Mike Gallagher): Recognizing the importance and effectiveness of trauma-informed care; Energy and Commerce

S.1550 (introduced by Sen. Luther Strange): A bill to improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

S.1553 (introduced by Sen. Ron Johnson): A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl analogues as schedule I controlled substances; Judiciary

S.1554 (introduced by Sen. Edward J. Markey): A bill to require certain practitioners authorized to prescribe controlled substances to complete continuing education; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1566 (introduced by Sen. Jon Tester): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for mental health services from the Department of Veterans Affairs to include members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

S.1567 (introduced by Sen. Joe Donnelly): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to disclose certain patient information to state controlled substance monitoring programs, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs



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