POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


S.3619 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to restructure the payment adjustment for non-emergency ESRD ambulance transports under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3620 — A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to develop and implement a plan to provide chiropractic health care services for certain covered beneficiaries as part of the TRICARE program; Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]; Committees: Senate - Armed Services

S.3621 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a permanent extension of the lower threshold for the medical expense deduction; Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.R.7129 — To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide training in the use of medical cannabis for all Department of Veterans Affairs primary care providers, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]; Committees: House - Veterans' Affairs

H.R.7130 — To provide for a Department of Veterans Affairs policy on medicinal cannabis, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]; Committees: House - Veterans' Affairs

H.Res.1148 — Expressing support for the goals and ideas of "Stomach Cancer Awareness Month"; Sponsor: Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.7136 — To amend section 28 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to include eating disorders prevention within the nutrition education and obesity prevention grant program and the local wellness program; and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]; Committees: House - Agriculture, Education and the Workforce

H.R.7138 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish an inter-agency task force on the use of Federal lands for medical treatment and therapy through outdoor recreation for veterans; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]; Committees: House - Veterans' Affairs

S.Res.690 — A resolution affirming the importance of the Orphan Drug Act, applauding the lifesaving accomplishments of the Act during its 35-year history, and recognizing the need to continue support for research and development of new therapies for rare diseases; Sponsor: Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.Res.703 — A resolution expressing support for the goals of Stomach Cancer Awareness Month; Sponsor: Sen. Young, Todd C. [R-IN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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