POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont. 2


H.Res.341 — Expressing support for the designation of May as “National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8];Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.Res.342 — Supporting the goals and ideals of National Healthy Schools Day; Sponsor: Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-3]; Committees: House - Education and Labor

H.R.2428 — To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage from imposing cost-sharing requirements or treatment limitations with respect to diagnostic examinations for breast cancer that are less favorable than such requirements with respect to screening examinations for breast cancer; Sponsor: Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2431 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program for mental health professionals to relieve workforce shortages, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2435 — To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish an interagency task force on the use of public lands to provide medical treatment and therapy to veterans through outdoor recreation; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.2439 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions to help combat the opioid crisis; Sponsor: Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.2447 — To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Sponsor: Rep. Brindisi, Anthony [D-NY-22]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.2452 — To amend the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare for America health program to provide for comprehensive health coverage for all Americans; Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, Education and Labor, Judiciary, Natural Resources, House Administration

H.R.2455 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to citizen petitions; Sponsor: Rep. Joyce, John [R-PA-13]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2463 — To provide for the establishment of Medicare part E public health plans, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and Labor

H.R.2464 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a grant program supporting trauma centers with violence intervention and violence prevention programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2466 — To extend the State Opioid Response Grants program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.1260 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for grants to enable States to carry out activities to reduce administrative costs and burdens in health care; Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1261 — A bill to provide for the establishment of Medicare part E public health plans, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1263 — A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish an interagency task force on the use of public lands to provide medical treatment and therapy to veterans through outdoor recreation; Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV];Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.1266 — A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to protect patients from surprise medical bills; Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Rick [R-FL]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1268 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure that hospitals receive adequate payment for the acquisition of hematopoietic stem cells under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.R.2468 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the preference given, in awarding certain allergies and asthma-related grants, to States that require certain public schools to have allergies and asthma management programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2469 — To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to better align the grace period required for nonpayment of premiums before discontinuing coverage under qualified health plans with such grace periods provided for under State law; Sponsor: Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.2477 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a system to notify individuals approaching Medicare eligibility, to simplify and modernize the eligibility enrollment process, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce



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