POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R. 4978 (introduced by Rep. Diane Black): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit high deductible health plans to provide chronic disease prevention services to plan enrollees prior to satisfying their plan deductible; Ways and Means

H.R. 4987 (introduced by Rep. Michael C. Burgess): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for technical amendments to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System under Medicare; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R. 4993 (introduced by Rep. Mike Kelly): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to authorize the designation of additional taxable vaccines; Ways and Means

S.Res.403 (introduced by Sen. Mazie K. Hirono): A resolution designating February 2018 as “American Heart Month” and February 2, 2018, as “National Wear Red Day”; submitted, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.2415 (introduced by Sen. Chuck Grassley): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to streamline enrollment of certain Medicaid providers and suppliers across State lines, and for other purposes; Finance

H.R.4998 (introduced by Rep. Karen Bass): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure health insurance coverage continuity for former foster youth; Energy and Commerce

H.R.5002 (introduced by Rep. Debbie Dingell): ACE Research Act; Energy and Commerce

H.R.5009 (introduced by Rep. Tim Walberg): To include information concerning a patient’s opioid addiction in certain medical records; Energy and Commerce

S.2422 (introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren): A bill to require a study on the health impacts of air traffic noise and pollution; Commerce, Science, and Transportation

H.R.5021 (introduced by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney): To require the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration to make publicly available on the website of the Drug Enforcement Administration a report on the sale of controlled substances and controlled substance analogues by means of the Internet; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.R.5041 (introduced by Rep. Tim Walberg): To amend the Controlled Substances Act to authorize the employees of a hospice program to handle controlled substances in the residence of a deceased hospice patient to assist in disposal; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.R.5047 (introduced by Rep. Gus M. Bilirakis): To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a demonstration program to provide expanded access to medical services through partnerships between Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers and Federally qualified health centers, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.5052 (introduced by Rep. David P. Joyce): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for patient protection by establishing safe nurse staffing levels at certain Medicare providers, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.5062 (introduced by Rep. Eric Swalwell): To provide for a study by the National Academy of Medicine on the use of genetic and genomic testing to improve health care, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

S.2437 (introduced by Sen. Tammy Baldwin): A bill to reauthorize and improve the 21st Century Cures opioid grant program; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2438 (introduced by Sen. Edward J. Markey): A bill to conduct or support further comprehensive research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2446 (introduced by Sen. Jeff Merkley): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for patient protection by establishing safe nurse staffing levels at certain Medicare providers, and for other purposes; Finance



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