POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


S.1771 (introduced by Sen. Roy Blunt): Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018; Appropriation

S.1782 (introduced by Sen. Susan M. Collins): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the definition of full-time employee for purposes of the employer mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Finance

H.R.3692 (introduced by Rep. Paul Tonko): To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for additional flexibility with respect to medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.R.3696 (introduced by Rep. Matt Cartwright): 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.3713 (introduced by Rep. Janice D. Schakowsky): To amend the Public Health Service Act to support geriatrics education and training to address the elder care workforce shortage, promote interdisciplinary team-based care, educate and engage family caregivers, and improve the quality of care delivered to older adults, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.3725 (introduced by Rep. Patrick J. Tiberi): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the individual health insurance mandate; Ways and Means

H.R.3726 (introduced by Rep. Kenny Marchant): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to create alternative sanctions for technical noncompliance with the Stark rule under Medicare, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3727 (introduced by Rep. Diane Black): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to include additional telehealth services for purposes of MA organization bids, and for other purposes; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.3728 (introduced by Rep. Michael Burgess): To amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to the health professions workforce, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.3729 (introduced by Rep. Devin Nunes): To amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act to facilitate provider and supplier cost reporting of ambulance services under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.3730 (introduced by Rep. Lee M. Zeldin): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the nonapplication of Medicare competitive acquisition rates to complex rehabilitative manual wheelchairs and accessories; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3748 (introduced by Rep. Brian Higgins): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an option for individuals who are ages 50 to 64 to buy into Medicare, to provide for health insurance market stabilization, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3752 (introduced by Rep. Donald Norcross): To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to develop and implement plans to improve the safety of medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.3756 (introduced by Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude MA quality rating bonuses for certain new entrant Medicare Advantage plans from benchmark cap; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.3767 (introduced by Sen. Billy Long): To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of pediatric subspecialists in the National Health Service Corps program, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.3770 (introduced by Rep. Elise M. Stefanik): To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and extend funding for community health centers; Energy and Commerce



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