POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


S.1222 — A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to provide hospital care and medical services to veterans in the Freely Associated States of the Republican of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia and to conduct a study on the feasibility and advisability of establishing regional offices, suboffices, contact units, or other subordinate offices of the Department of Veterans Affairs in the Freely Associated States to provide such care and services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.1223 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the non-application of Medicare competitive acquisition rates to complex rehabilitative wheelchairs and accessories; Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA];Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1224 — A bill to enable the Federal Trade Commission to deter filing of sham citizen petitions to cover an attempt to interfere with approval of a competing generic drug or biosimilar, to foster competition and facilitate the efficient review of petitions filed in good faith to raise legitimate public health concerns, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.1227 — A bill to require the Federal Trade Commission to study the role of intermediaries in the pharmaceutical supply chain and provide Congress with appropriate policy recommendations, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

H.R.2374 — To enable the Federal Trade Commission to deter filing of sham citizen petitions to cover an attempt to interfere with approval of a competing generic drug or biosimilar, to foster competition and facilitate the efficient review of petitions filed in good faith to raise legitimate public heath concerns, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8]; Committees: House – Judiciary

H.R.2375 — To prohibit prescription drug companies from compensating other prescription drug companies to delay the entry of a generic drug, biosimilar biological product, or interchangeable biological product into the market; Sponsor: Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]; Committees: House - Judiciary, Energy and Commerce

H.R.2376 — To require the Federal Trade Commission to study the role of intermediaries in the pharmaceutical supply chain and provide Congress with appropriate policy recommendations, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.R.2387 — To amend subsection (q) of section 505 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the process for denying certain petitions whose primary purpose is to delay the approval of an application submitted under subsection (b)(2) or (j) of such section 505, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.Res.331 — Expressing support for the designation of April 30 as “National Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Awareness Day”; Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Henry C. “Hank,” Jr. [D-GA-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2401 — To prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in biomedical research; Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14]; Committees: House - Budget, Energy and Commerce, Armed Services, Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.2408 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to update and clarify the classification of and applicable payment methodology for complex rehabilitation technology items under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.2417 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to expand and improve health care services by health centers and the National Health Service Corps for individuals with a developmental disability, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.Res.175 — A resolution supporting increased awareness of sepsis and the importance of early diagnosis and appropriate intervention; Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.Res.177 — A resolution expressing support for the designation of April 30, 2019, as “National Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Awareness Day”; Sponsor: Sen. Hirono, Mazie K. [D-HI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1240 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count resident time spent in a critical access hospital as resident time spent in a nonprovider setting for purposes of making Medicare direct and indirect graduate medical education payments; Sponsor: Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1250 — A bill to prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in biomedical research; Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]; Committees: Senate – Budget

S.1251 — A bill to improve coordinate interagency Federal actions and provide assistance to States for responding to public health challenges posed by emerging contaminants, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [DNH]; Committees: Senate - Environment and Public Works

H.Res.337 — Expressing support for the designation of May 2019 as “Mental Health Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce



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