POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont. 3


H.R.2482 — To amend section 303(g) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 823(g)) to eliminate the separate registration requirement for dispensing narcotic drugs in schedule III, IV, or V (such as buprenorphine) for maintenance or detoxificattion treatment, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Ways and Means

H.R.2487 — To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to award grants to establish, or expand upon, master’s degree programs in orthotics and prosthetics, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.2493 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend the authorization period for emergency treatment in non- Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities under the Veterans Community Care Program; Sponsor: Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.2498 — 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: Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.2501 — To provide for the coverage of medically necessary food and vitamins and individual amino acids for digestive and inherited metabolic disorders under Federal health programs and private health insurance, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Armed Services, Oversight and Reform

H.R.2503 — To amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to increase support for mental health; Sponsor: Rep. Phillips, Dean [D-MN-3]; Committees: House - Education and Labor

H.R.2507 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs under part A of title XI of such Act relating to genetic diseases, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2508 — To provide for a pilot program to include respiratory therapists as telehealth practitioners under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.2511 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for payments to States for substance abuse services furnished to inmates in public institutions, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.1280 — A bill 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: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1281 — A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide grants for institutions of higher education to prevent substance misuse, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1315 — A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to award grants to establish, or expand upon, master’s degree programs in orthotics and prosthetics, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.1316 — A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to award grants to fund research on orthotics and prosthetics, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]; Committees: Senate - Armed Services



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