POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.9002 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States an option to cover a children’s program of all- inclusive coordinated care (ChiPACC) under Medicaid program; Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.9005 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to Hispanic-serving institutions, historically Black colleges and universities, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving institutions, Tribal Colleges or Universities, regional community-based organizations, and national minority medical associations, for counseling, mentoring and providing information on financial assistance to prepare underrepresented minority individuals to enroll in and graduate from health professional schools and to increase services for underrepresented minority students, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. “Chuy” [D-IL-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.9006 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicaid program under such title of routine patient costs associated with participation in certain clinical trials, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. “Chuy” [D-IL-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.9007 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to conduct and support research and public health activities with respect to diabetes in minority populations, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. “Chuy” [D-IL-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.9008 — To remove barriers to health care and nutrition assistance for children, pregnant persons, and lawfully present individuals, under the Medicaid program under title XIX of the Social Security Act, the Children’s Health Insurance Program under title XXI of such Act, and under the supplemental nutrition assistance program under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. “Chuy” [D-IL-4]; Committees: House - Agriculture; Energy and Commerce

H.R.9009 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the transparency of the process of the National Library of Medicine in listing and delisting journals in MEDLINE (or any other current or successor databases or indices), and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.9011 — To provide funds to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide grants to entities to establish lung cancer screening registries approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for submission of certain data required for reimbursement under the Medicare program for certain screening services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.9016 — To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a pilot program to furnish doula services to veterans; Sponsor: Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.9021 — To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to modernize Federal nursing home protections and to enhance care quality and transparency for nursing home residents and their families; Sponsor: Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.9027 — To authorize the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to fund research of the symptoms of COVID-19, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.9031 — To amend title XVIII and XIX of the Social Security to require home health agencies to provide personal protective equipment to workers and submit related reports, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI- 4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.9035 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand accessibility to certain telehealth services under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.9037 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure transparency within the health care system through the establishment of a National Healthcare Acquired Infection and Medical Error Reporting Program; Sponsor: Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.9038 — To prohibit deceptive acts or practices in connection with public health emergencies resulting from COVID-19; Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.5077 — A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to adjust the limitations on Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments; Sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.5082 — A bill to provide Federal support for COVID-19 testing, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.5084 — A bill to increase transparency and access to group health plan and health insurance issuer reporting, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Braun, Mike [R-IN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Res.1272 — Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress disapproves of the December 20 COVID-19 vaccine distribution availability timeline guidance of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP); Sponsor: Rep. Green, Mark E. [R-TN-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.9049 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a cancer center construction grant program; Sponsor: Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means



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