POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.4633 — To amend the 21st Century Cures Act to reauthorize funding for FDA innovation projects, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]; Cosponsors: (1) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4632 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to disseminate to part D subsidy eligible individuals information comparing the premiums under LIS benchmark plans for such individuals. Sponsor: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]; Cosponsors: (2) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4631 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax on opioid manufacturers, to make the funds collected through such tax available for opioid (including heroin) abuse prevention and treatment programs, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11]; Cosponsors: (4) Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Budget

H.R.4629 — Star Rating for Biosimilars Act Sponsor: Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]; Cosponsors: (1) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4628 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate the resource requirement with respect to subsidy eligible individuals under part D of the Medicare program. Sponsor: Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay [D-PA-5]; Cosponsors: (2) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4624 — Ending Nicotine Dependence from Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Act of 2019 Sponsor: Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8]; Cosponsors: (0) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4622 —Family Asthma Act Sponsor: Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]; Cosponsors: (3) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4621 —To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue and disseminate guidance to States to clarify strategies to address social determinants of health under the Medicaid program and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]; Cosponsors: (1) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4620 — More Help for Seniors Act of 2019 Sponsor: Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11]; Cosponsors: (2) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4619 — Pharmaceutical Rebates for Excessive Pricing Above Inflation Act Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]; Cosponsors: (2) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4618 — Medicare Hearing Act of 2019 Sponsor: Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6]; Cosponsors: (1) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.Res.622 — Expressing support for designation of the week of October 6, 2019, through October 12, 2019, as “Latex Allergy Awareness Week”. Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]; Cosponsors: (0) Committees: House - Oversight and Reform

H.R.4613 — VA Reporting Transparency Act Sponsor: Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11]; Cosponsors: (1) Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4597 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate cost sharing for biosimilar biological products furnished under part B of the Medicare program. Sponsor: Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]; Cosponsors: (2) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4588 — Modernizing VA’s Records Management Program Act Sponsor: Rep. Cox, TJ [D-CA-21]; Cosponsors: (5) Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.4585 — Campaign to Prevent Suicide Act Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]; Cosponsors: (1) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4583 — Medicare Extra Rx Higher Eligibility Limits in Part D Act of 2019 Sponsor: Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]; Cosponsors: (2) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means



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