POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.3867 (Introduced by Rep. Markwayne Mullin): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to create care management demonstration programs for chronic kidney disease under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3874 (introduced by Rep. Derek Kilmer): To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on physical security at Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities, to direct the Secretary to make certain improvements relating to inspections of Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities and improving care for women, to direct the Secretary to evaluate the organizational structure of the Veterans Health Administration, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.3877 (introduced by Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect health care consumers from surprise billing practices, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.3880 (introduced by Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr.): To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize and support the creation and dissemination of cardiomyopathy education, awareness, and risk assessment materials and resources to identify more at-risk families, to authorize research and surveillance activities relating to cardiomyopathy, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.3883 (introduced by Rep. Tom Reed): To provide for enhanced penalties for certain offenses relating to controlled substances containing fentanyl, and for other purposes; Judiciary, Energy and Commerce

H.R.3885 (introduced by Rep. Bradley Schneider): To direct the Attorney General to establish guidelines for a model elder abuse registry and to provide grants to States for establishing and operating such a registry, and for other purposes; Judiciary

H.R.3888 (introduced by Rep. Lloyd Smucker): To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants for additional residency slots in children’s hospitals graduate medical education programs; Energy and Commerce

H.R.3891 (introduced by Rep. Tim Walberg): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to clarify the authority of State Medicaid fraud and abuse control units to investigate and prosecute cases of Medicaid patient abuse and neglect in any setting, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

S.1881 (introduced by Sen. Joni Ernst): A bill to expand eligibility for health care under the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to include certain veterans seeking mental health care, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

S.1882 (introduced by Sen. Edward J. Markey): A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to require the Attorney General to make procurement quotas for opioid analgesics publicly available, and for other purposes; Judiciary

S.1890 (introduced by Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin): A bill to improve the understanding of, and promote access to treatment for, chronic kidney disease, and for other purposes; Finance

S.1898 (introduced by Sen. Steve Daines): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to retroactively repeal the individual mandate for health insurance; Finance

S.1899 (introduced by Sen. Roy Blunt): A bill to reauthorize and extend funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.Res.270 (introduced by Sen. Debbie Stabenow): A resolution designating September 2017 as “National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month”; Judiciary

S.Res.273 (introduced by Sen. Tim Scott): A resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2017 as “Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month” in order to educate communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection methods, effective treatments, and preventative care programs with respect to sickle cell disease, complications from sickle cell disease, and conditions related to sickle cell disease; submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent

S.Res.276 (introduced by Sen. Christopher A. Coons): A resolution designating September 2017 as “Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month”; submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent



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