POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont. 2


H.R.220 — To provide for a national strategy to address and overcome Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.233 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to clarify the authority of State Medicaid fraud and abuse control units to investigate and prosecute cases of Medicaid patient abuse and neglect in any setting, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.259 — To extend the Medicaid Money Follows the Person Rebalancing demonstration, to extend protection for Medicaid recipients of home and community-based services against spousal impoverishment, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Budget

H.R.260 — To extend the Medicaid Money Follows the Person Rebalancing demonstration, to extend protection for Medicaid recipients of home and community-based services against spousal impoverishment, to extend the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, Budget

S.30 — 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

H.R.269 — To reauthorize certain programs under the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to public health security and all-hazards preparedness and response, to clarify the regulatory framework with respect to certain nonprescription drugs that are marketed without an approved drug application, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Homeland Security, Veterans’ Affairs, Judiciary

H.R.275 — To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries; Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VTAt Large]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.280 — To provide for systemic research, treatment, prevention, awareness, and dissemination of information with respect to sports-related and other concussions; Sponsor: Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.296 — To amend title X of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Foxx, Virginia [R-NC-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.320 — To expand and enhance existing adult day programs for younger people with neurological diseases or conditions (such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, traumatic brain injury, or other similar diseases or conditions) to support and improve access to respite services for family caregivers who are taking care of such people, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.321 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to create a National Neuromyelitis Optica Consortium to provide grants and coordinate research with respect to the causes of, and risk factors associated with, neuromyelitis optica, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.326 — To direct the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide assistance for individuals affected by exposure to Agent Orange, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs, Energy and Commerce, Foreign Affairs

H.R.344 — 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: Rep. Rogers, Mike D. [R-AL-3]; Committees: House - Armed Services

H.R.345 — To support programs for mosquito-borne and other vector-borne disease surveillance and control; Sponsor: Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.352 — To remove penalties for health insurers under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010; Sponsor: Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.61 — A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow for the personal importation of safe and affordable drugs from approved pharmacies in Canada; Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.62 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate fair prescription drug prices under part D of the Medicare program; Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]; Committees: Senate – Finance



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