POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.5080 (introduced by Rep. George Holding): To amend title XVIII to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of opioid treatment program services; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.5083 (introduced by Rep. Richard E. Neal): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of certain services furnished by opioid treatment programs under the Medicare program; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.5092 (introduced by Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro): To conduct or support further comprehensive research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine; Energy and Commerce

H.R.5095 (introduced by Rep. Robert E. Latta): To amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to improve access of veterans to cancer treatment at non-Department of Veterans Affairs facilities, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.5097 (introduced by Rep. Tom Rice): To amend title 38 and title 5, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and other officials of the Department of Veterans Affairs to receive health care from the Department, and for other purposes; Veterans’ Affairs

S.2451 (introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy): A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to consider State analysis and sharing of prescription drug monitoring program data in determining prescription drug monitoring program grants to States; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Res.752 (introduced by Rep. Christopher H. Smith): Recognizing the rise of cardiovascular disease as the world’s leading cause of preventable death and disability and as the global public health crisis of our generation and recognizing February 2018 as “American Heart Month”; Energy and Commerce

H.Res.757 (introduced by Rep. Hank Johnson, Jr.): Expressing support for the designation of October 17 as “National Vitiligo Awareness Day”; Energy and Commerce

H.R.5100 (introduced by Rep. Stephen Knight): To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to States to establish and operate recovery home certification programs, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.R.5102 (introduced by Rep. Katherine M. Clark): To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program for substance use disorder treatment employees, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.5104 (introduced by Rep. Kurt Schrader): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a special enrollment period under Medicare for individuals enrolled in COBRA continuation coverage, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce

H.R.5109 (introduced by Rep. Ann M. Kuster): To amend the 21st Century Cures Act to ensure the equitable distribution of resources to address the opioid epidemic, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

H.R.5115 (introduced by Rep. Andre Carson): To expand and improve the programs and activities of the Department of Health and Human Services for awareness, education, research, surveillance, diagnosis, and treatment concerning rare diseases and conditions; Energy and Commerce

H.R.5124 (introduced by Rep. Betty McCollum): To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a community action opioid response grant program; Education and the Workforce

S.2453: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require hospitals to provide the Secretary with information on the hospital’s acquisition costs for 340B drugs and the total revenues received by the hospital for such drugs; Finance

S.2456: A bill to reauthorize and expand the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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