POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation - contd


H.R.8558 — To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for health coverage of nippleareolar complex tattooing in connection with reconstructive surgery following mastectomy and to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend coverage of certain breast reconstructive services following mastectomy under the Medicare and Medicaid programs; Sponsor: Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor

H.R.8561 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to sunset the increased FMAP for medical assistance for newly eligible mandatory individuals, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.8568 — To amend title XVIII and title XIX of the Social Security Act to codify certain infection control and emergency preparedness regulations, to prohibit a reduction in the frequency of surveys of skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities, to prohibit the waiver of certain reporting requirements, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.8571 — To direct the Secretaries of Defense and Veterans Affairs to update the electronic health records of the respective departments to include information regarding the deployments of members of the Armed Forces; Sponsor: Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs; Armed Services

H.R.8573 — To prohibit group health plans, health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage, State plans under title XIX of the Social Security Act, State child health plans under title XXI of such Act, and the TRICARE program from applying a deductible to outpatient pediatric services; Sponsor: Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA8]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Armed Services

H.R.8574 — To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to increase enforcement under Medicare and Medicaid for skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities during the COVID-19 emergency period and other infectious disease outbreak periods, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.Res.1190 — Thanking and promoting the professions of perinatal nurses by encouraging participation in National Perinatal Nurses Week; Sponsor: Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.8581 — To direct the Government Accountability Office to evaluate appropriate coverage of assistive technologies provided to patients who experience amputation or live with limb difference; Sponsor: Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Veterans’ Affairs; Energy and Commerce

H.R.8586 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with an option to provide medical assistance to individuals between the ages of 22 and 64 for inpatient services to treat substance use disorders at certain facilities, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.8588 — To provide for a study on the current and historical production of drugs in the United States and in foreign countries, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs

H.R.8592 — To require the Secretary of Labor to revise the Standard Occupational Classification System to accurately count the number of emergency medical services practitioners in the United States; Sponsor: Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7]; Committees: House - Education and Labor



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