POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.4104 (introduced by Rep. Gregg Harper): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the additional temporary exception from the Medicare site-neutral inpatient payment rate to additional DRG codes for severe wound discharges from long-term care hospitals; Ways and Means

H.R.4105 (introduced by Rep. Brenda L. Lawrence): To amend title XX of the Social Security Act to extend the health professions workforce demonstration project; Ways and Means

H.R.4113 (introduced by Rep. Bruce Poliquin): To amend title 38, United States Code, to allow the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into certain agreements with non-Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers if the Secretary is not feasibly able to provide health care in facilities of the Department or through contracts or sharing agreements, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.Res.583 (introduced by Rep. Yvette D. Clarke): Expressing support for the designation of the last week in October as “Black Women’s Health Week”; Oversight and Government Reform

S.1999 (introduced by Sen. Richard Blumenthal): A bill to provide for further comprehensive research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke on unruptured intracranial aneurysms; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2001 (introduced by Sen. Brian Schatz): A bill to establish a State public option through Medicaid to provide Americans with the choice of a high-quality, low-cost health insurance plan; Finance

H.R.4116 (introduced by Rep. Lloyd Doggett): To amend the Public Health Service Act to require reporting by drug manufacturers to increase transparency in drug pricing, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4117 (introduced by Rep. Lloyd Doggett): To prohibit brand name drug companies from compensating generic drug companies to delay the entry of a generic drug into the market, and for other purposes; Ways and Means, Judiciary, Energy and Commerce

H.R.4122 (introduced by Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro): To require breast density reporting to physicians and patients by facilities that perform mammograms, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4128 (introduced by Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow States with Exchanges with low-insurer participation to offer a Medicaid buy-in plan, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.4129 (introduced by Rep. Ben Ray Lujan): To establish a State public option through Medicaid to provide Americans with the choice of a high-quality, low-cost health insurance plan; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.4132 (introduced by Rep. John H. Rutherford): To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the Health Professionals Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4133 (introduced by Rep. Pete Sessions): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare payment option for patients and eligible professionals to freely contract, without penalty, for Medicare fee-for-service items and services, while allowing Medicare beneficiaries to use their Medicare benefits; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.4136 (introduced by Rep. Jason Smith): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to strengthen intensive cardiac rehabilitation programs under the Medicare program; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

S.Res.303 (introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren): A resolution expressing support for the designation of October 2017 as “National Audiology Awareness Month”; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions S.2003 (introduced by Sen. Orrin Hatch): A bill to modernize the regulation of cosmetics; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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