POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.Res.617 (introduced by Rep. Tom Emmer): Expressing support for the designation of the third Thursday of November as “World Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Day”; Oversight and Government Reform

H.R.4374 (introduced by Rep. Greg Walden): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize additional emergency uses for medical products to reduce deaths and severity of injuries caused by agents of war, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Armed Services

H.R.4385 (introduced by Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to restrict directto- consumer drug advertising; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4390 (introduced by Rep. Greg Gianforte): To reauthorize the rural emergency medical service training and equipment assistance program under section 330J of the Public Health Service Act; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4392 (introduced by Rep. David B. McKinley): To provide that the provision of the Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs final regulation relating to changes in the payment amount for certain drugs and biologicals purchased under the 340B drug discount program shall have no force or effect, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.4394 (introduced by Rep. Dina Titus): To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make available a public option for health insurance coverage for individuals residing in an area without a qualified health plan available through an Exchange, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

S.2121 (introduced by Sen. Dean Heller): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require reporting of certain data by providers and suppliers of air ambulance services for purposes of reforming reimbursements for such services under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Finance

S.2125 (introduced by Sen. Jean Shaheen): A bill to improve the State response to the opioid abuse crisis; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.4404 (introduced by Rep. Tom Emmer): To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for an exception to the reduction to State allotments under the Children’s Health Insurance Program for fiscal year 2018; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4408 (introduced by Rep. John Katko): To amend the Controlled Substances Act to establish additional registration requirements for prescribers of opioids, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.R.4411 (introduced by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney): To direct the Secretary of State to make available to the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention copies of consular reports of death of United States citizens, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Foreign Affairs

S.2131 (introduced by Sen. Patty Murray): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish medically necessary transportation for newborn children of certain women veterans, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

S.2132 (introduced by Sen. Al Franken): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that working families have access to affordable health insurance coverage; Finance

S.2134 (introduced by Sen. Tammy Baldwin): A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish processes to ensure that non-Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers are using safe practices in prescribing opioids to veterans under the laws administered by the Secretary, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.Res.627 (introduced by Rep. Lynn Jenkins): Recognizing that access to hospitals and other health care providers for patients in rural areas of the United States is essential to the survival and success of communities in the United States; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4418 (introduced by Rep. Suzanne Bonamici): To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a demonstration program to facilitate the clinical adoption of pregnancy intention screening initiatives by health care providers; Energy and Commerce

S.Res.336 (introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren): A resolution recognizing the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2018 as “Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Awareness Month”; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2137 (introduced by Sen. Joe Donnelly): A bill to amend the Rural Development Act of 1972 to improve access to grants for evidence-based substance use disorder treatment services in rural areas, and for other purposes; Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry

S.2146 (introduced by Sen. Tom Udall): A bill to extend the full Federal medical assistance percentage to urban Indian organizations; Indian Affairs S.2156 (introduced by Sen. Claire McCaskill): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide fairness in hospital payments under the Medicare program; Finance

S.2157 (introduced by Sen. Richard J. Durbin): A bill to require drug manufacturers to disclose the prices of prescription drugs in any direct-to-consumer advertising and marketing to practitioners of a drug; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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