POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.4141 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a consistent standard of health care to the incarcerated, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary


H.R.4144 — To enable States to better provide access to whole genome sequencing clinical services for certain undiagnosed children under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce


H.R.4145 — To establish a commission to prevent exertional heat stroke deaths among high school and collegiate athletes, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]; Committees: House - Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce


H.R.4154 — To direct the Under Secretary of Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs to contact certain veterans to encourage such veterans to receive medical examinations furnished or paid for by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs


H.R.4158 — To prohibit price gouging in the sale of drugs; Sponsor: Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce


H.R.4159 — To amend the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act to ensure coverage for individuals with preexisting conditions, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Riggleman, Denver [R-VA-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and Labor


H.R.4161 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the application of Medicare secondary payer rules to certain workers’ compensation settlement agreements and qualified Medicare set-aside provisions; Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce


S.2412 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of addiction counselor services under part B of the Medicare program; Sponsor: Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]; Committees: Senate – Finance


S.2414 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the Health Coverage Tax Credit; Sponsor: Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH]; Committees: Senate – Finance


S.2424 — A bill to reauthorize the Young Women’s Breast Health Education and Awareness Requires Learning Young Act of 2009; Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


S.2428 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for certain reforms with respect to Medicare supplemental health insurance policies, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate – Finance


S.2438 — A bill to prevent, treat, and cure tuberculosis globally; Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate - Foreign Relations


S.2440 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand permissible distributions from an employee’s health flexible spending account or health reimbursement arrangement to their health savings account; Sponsor: Sen. Sasse, Ben [R-NE]; Committees: Senate – Finance




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