POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation - contd


H.R.7504 — To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish standards and requirements for non-Department mental health care providers participating in Department of Veterans Affairs Community Care program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.7507 — To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States to expand or maintain a strategic stockpile of products deemed to be essential in the event of a public health emergency, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Carter, Earl L. “Buddy” [R-GA-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.7510 — To provide for a study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on the potential benefits on population health outcomes of incorporating into the Federal legislative process tools that measure the impacts of proposed legislation (including in areas outside of health care) on health and health disparities, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Cox, TJ [D-CA-21]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.7514 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require, as a condition of participation under the Medicare program, each hospital to adopt and implement evidence-based sepsis protocols, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.7517 — To provide that the rules entitled “Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act” and “Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act” shall have no force or effect, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor

H.R.7518 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to promote preparedness and Medicare beneficiary access to safer, more accurate sterile intravenous drug preparations through automated hospital infrastructure; Sponsor: Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.7527 — To rescue domestic medical manufacturing activity by providing incentives in economically distressed areas of the United States and its possessions; Sponsor: Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.7531 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to increase Federal efforts to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies with respect to the spread of infectious diseases, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.7534 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a study on potential disparities in incurred costs for rural and urban hospitals under the inpatient prospective payment system and to authorize appropriate payment adjustments; Sponsor: Rep. Keller, Fred [R-PA-12]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.7537 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exception from the passive loss rules for investments in specified medical research small business pass-thru entities; Sponsor: Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-16]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.7538 — To amend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to provide paid sick leave for health care providers and emergency responders, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-16]; Committees: House - Judiciary; House Administration; Oversight and Reform; Education and Labor

H.R.7539 — To strengthen parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits; Sponsor: Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor

H.R.7541 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish the Zero Suicide Initiative pilot program of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.7543 — To amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to provide for a loan repayment program for the HIV clinical and dental workforce, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.7544 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to require reporting by the National Institutes of Health on requests for funding research that were not granted and had the greatest potential for improving public health, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.7546 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to ensure that minority and medically underserved communities have meaningful and immediate access to public health interventions and medically necessary health care services during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.7548 — To amend title 41, United States Code, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, to ensure availability of personal protective equipment during pandemics and other public health emergencies through stockpile requirements and domestic manufacturing incentives, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Oversight and Reform

H.R.7555 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to add a new medical research component to the credit for increasing research activities; Sponsor: Rep. Nunes, Devin [R-CA-22]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.7556 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make a portion of research credit refundable for certain small businesses engaging in specified medical research; Sponsor: Rep. Nunes, Devin [R-CA-22]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.7567 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the treatment of rare diseases and conditions, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.7571 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access in frontier States to mental health services furnished through telehealth, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Agriculture



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