POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


S.2373 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve obstetric care in rural areas; Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


S.2377 — A bill to apply the Medicaid asset verification program to all applicants for, and recipients of, medical assistance in all States and territories, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK]; Committees: Senate – Finance


S.2379 — A bill 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: Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID]; Committees: Senate – Finance


S.2387 — A bill to establish a process by which reasonable drug prices may be determined, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


S.2392 — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the circumstances under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall provide reimbursement for emergency ambulance services; Sponsor: Sen. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs


S.2406 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish the National Health Service Corps Rural Provider Loan Repayment Program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


S.2408 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a national telehealth program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


S.2411 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a rural health center innovation awards program and a rural health department enhancement program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Blackburn, Marsha [R- TN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions




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