POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.53 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require hospitals reimbursed under the Medicare system to establish and implement security procedures to reduce the likelihood of infant patient abduction and baby switching, including procedures for identifying all infant patients in the hospital in a manner that ensures that it will be evident if infants are missing from the hospital; Sponsor: Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Judiciary, Energy and Commerce

H.R.59 — To amend title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require that a State awarded a Federal grant to establish an Exchange and that terminates the State operation of such an Exchange provide for an audit of the use of grant funds and return funds to the Federal Government, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Allen, Rick W. [RGA- 12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.64 — To intensify stem cell research showing evidence of substantial clinical benefit to patients, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Banks, Jim [R-IN-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.70 — To abolish the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.71 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for cooperative governing of individual health insurance coverage; Sponsor: Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.81 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an above-the-line deduction for health insurance premiums; Sponsor: Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.83 — To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010; Sponsor: Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Natural Resources, Judiciary, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations

H.R.90 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exemption to the individual mandate to maintain health coverage for individuals residing in counties with fewer than 2 health insurance issuers offering plans on an Exchange; to require Members of Congress and congressional staff to abide by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with respect to health insurance coverage; and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, House Administration

H.R.96 — 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; Sponsor: Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.100 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct an independent review of the deaths of certain veterans by suicide, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.103 — To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish fair and consistent eligibility requirements for graduate medical schools operating outside the United States and Canada; Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26]; Committees: House - Education and the Workforce

H.R.106 — To make clear that an agency outside of the Department of Health and Human Services may not designate, appoint, or employ special consultants, fellows, or other employees under subsection (f) or (g) of section 207 of the Public Health Service Act; Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.107 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to sunset the limit on the maximum rebate amount for single source drugs and innovator multiple source drugs; Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.108 — To provide that certain bad faith communications in connection with the assertion of a United States patent are unfair or deceptive acts or practices, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.117 — To authorize funding for the creation and implementation of infant mortality pilot programs in standard metropolitan statistical areas with high rates of infant mortality, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [DTN- 9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.127 — To extend the principle of federalism to State drug policy, provide access to medical marijuana, and enable research into the medicinal properties of marijuana; Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.142 — To provide for phased-in payment of Social Security Disability Insurance payments during the waiting period for individuals with a terminal illness; Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.148 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide incentives for education on the risk of renal medullary carcinoma in individuals who are receiving medical assistance under such title and who have Sickle Cell Disease; Sponsor: Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.171 — To provide for the legitimate use of medicinal marihuana in accordance with the laws of the various States; Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.185 — To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010; Sponsor: Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Natural Resources, Judiciary, House Administration, Rules, Appropriations

H.R.207 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a grant program supporting trauma centers with violence intervention and violence prevention programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce



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