POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.4515 (introduced by Rep. Ryan A. Costello): To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for a special rule during the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 for the redistribution of certain Children’s Health Insurance Program allocations for certain shortfall States; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4520 (introduced by Rep. Lynn Jenkins): To provide for the extension of the enforcement instruction on supervision requirements for outpatient therapeutic services in critical access and small rural hospitals through 2017; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.4521 (introduced by Rep. Al Lawson, Jr.): To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to simplify the SNAP recertification process for the elderly and disabled, and to spur innovation in the application processes of SNAP, the Medicare Savings Program, and supplemental security income that will increase the utilization of entitlement programs among the most vulnerable of populations; Agriculture, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

S.Res.346 (introduced by Sen. Ron Johnson): A resolution recognizing the importance and effectiveness of traumainformed care; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2183 (introduced by Sen. Dean Heller): A bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for a special rule during the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 for the redistribution of certain Children’s Health Insurance Program allocations for certain shortfall States; Finance

S.2184 (introduced by Sen. John McCain): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve veterans’ health care benefits, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.Con.Res.96 (introduced by Rep. Barbara Lee): Supporting the goals and ideals of World AIDS Day; Energy and Commerce, Foreign Affairs

H.J.Res.123 (introduced by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen): Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes; Appropriations

H.R.4541 (introduced by Stephanie N. Murphy): To extend funding for certain public health programs, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

S.2186 (introduced by Sen. Christopher A. Coons): A bill to modernize laws and policies, and eliminate discrimination, with respect to people living with HIV/AIDS, and for other purposes; Judiciary

H.R.4552 (introduced by Rep. Mike Gallagher): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish rules for payment for graduate medical education (GME) costs for hospitals that establish a new medical residency training program after hosting resident rotators for short durations; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.4554 (introduced by Rep. Peter J. Roskam): To establish a smart card pilot program to combat fraud, waste, and abuse and to protect beneficiary identity under the Medicare program; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.4556 (introduced by Rep. Carol Shea-Porter): To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish dental care in the same manner as any other medical service, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

S.2193 (introduced by Sen. Johnny Isakson): An original bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve health care for veterans, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4571 (introduced by Rep. Susan A. Davis): To amend title 10, United States Code, to expand eligibility for the TRICARE program to include certain veterans entitled to benefits under the Medicare program due to conditions or injuries incurred during service in the Armed Forces and to waive the Medicare part B late enrollment penalty for such veterans, and for other purposes; Armed Services, Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.4572 (introduced by Rep. Debbie Dingell): To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to enter into an arrangement with the National Academy of Medicine to evaluate the preparedness of hospitals, long-term care facilities, dialysis centers, and other medical facilities for public health emergencies; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4575 (introduced by Rep. Billy Long): To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to preserve consumer and employer access to licensed independent insurance producers; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4579 (introduced by Rep. Peter Welch): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to implement Medicare payment policies designed to improve management of chronic disease, streamline care coordination, and improve quality outcomes without adding to the deficit; Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce



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