POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.1409 (introduced by Rep. Leonard Lance): To amend the Public Health Service Act to require group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans to provide for cost sharing for oral anticancer drugs on terms no less favorable than the cost sharing provided for anticancer medications administered by a health care provider; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1413 (introduced by Rep. Tim Ryan): To provide for a grants program to develop and enhance integrated nutrition and physical activity curricula in medical schools; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1415 (introduced by Rep. Christopher H. Smith): To facilitate effective research on and treatment of neglected tropical diseases, including Ebola, through coordinated domestic and international efforts; Energy and Commerce, Foreign Affairs, Financial Services

H.Res.176 (introduced by Rep. Barbara Lee): Supporting the goals and ideals of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1421 (introduced by Rep. Joe Courtney): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital stay requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services under Medicare, and for other purposes; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

S.568 (introduced by Sen. Sherrod Brown): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services under Medicare; Finance

S.581 (introduced by Sen. Joe Manchin, III): A bill to include information concerning a patient’s opioid addiction in certain medical records; Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

H.R.1480 (introduced by Rep. Chellie Pingree): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the personal importation of safe and affordable drugs from approved pharmacies in Canada; Energy and Commerce



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