POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.3457 (introduced by Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis): To require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct an evaluation on the extent to which the Medicare and Medicaid programs provide reasonable accommodations to individuals who are blind or visually impaired; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3461 (introduced by Rep. Matt Cartwright): To amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to develop and test an expanded and advanced role for direct care workers who provide long-term services and supports to older individuals in efforts to coordinate care and improve the efficiency of service delivery; Education and the Workforce

H.R.3482 (introduced by Rep. Bill Johnson): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the use of telehealth under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3484 (introduced by Rep. John Katko): To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to award grants to States to implement a tick identification pilot program; Energy and Commerce

H.R.3495 (introduced by Rep. Ben Ray Lujan): To amend the 21st Century Cures Act to appropriate funds for the Account for the State Response to the Opioid Abuse Crisis through fiscal year 2023, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.3497 (introduced by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers): To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program establishing a secure, patient-centered, portable medical records system, that would allow veterans to have access to their Personal Health Information, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.Res.482 (introduced by Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro): Expressing support for the designation of September 2017 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month; Oversight and Government Reform

S.1656 (introduced by Sen. Richard Blumenthal): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide cybersecurity protections for medical devices; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1667 (introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide protections for consumers against excessive, unjustified, or unfairly discriminatory increases in premium rates; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.Res.236 (introduced by Sen. Mazie K. Hirono): A resolution recognizing July 28, 2017, as “World Hepatitis Day 2017”; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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