The Latest Health Care-Related Legislation

Check out the latest health care-related legislation introduced in the House and Senate.

Senate

S. 3622, Charles Schumer, to prohibit prescription drug price-gouging during states of market shortage.

S. 3604, Herb Kohl, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the implementation of prescriber education programs and to establish requirements relating to the administration of antipsychotics to residents of skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes.

S. 3586, Al Franken, to provide reimbursement under the Medicaid program to individuals and entities that provide voluntary non-emergency medical transportation to Medicaid beneficiaries for expenses related to no-load travel.

S. 3573, John Hoeven, to recognize the primacy of States, provide for the consideration of the economic impact of additional regulations, and provide for standards and requirements relating to certain guidelines and regulations relating to health and the environment.

S. 3566, Tom Harkin, to provide for scientific frameworks with respect to recalcitrant cancers.

S. 3565, Bob Casey, to eliminate discrimination and promote women’s health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition.

S. 3562, Bernie Sanders, to reauthorize and improve the Older Americans Act of 1965, and for other purposes.

S. 3560, Sheldon Whitehouse, to provide for scientific frameworks with respect to recalcitrant cancers.

House

H.R. 6548, Heath Shuler, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage under the Medicare program for diabetes prevention services.

H.R. 6543, Allyson Schwartz, to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to define care coordination, include care coordination as a fully restorative service, and detail the care coordination functions of the Assistant Secretary, and for other purposes.

H.R. 6535, Jerrold Nadler, to amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to repeal the sequestration added by the Budget Control Act of 2011, and for other purposes.

H.R. 6527, Rick Larsen, to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the assistance provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to women veterans, to improve health care furnished by the Department, and for other purposes.

H.R. 6521, Steve Israel, to provide payment for patient navigator services under title XIX of the Social Security Act.

H.R. 6514, Christopher Gibson, to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to promulgate regulations regarding the authorship, content, format, and dissemination of Patient Medication Information to ensure patients receive consistent and high-quality information about their prescription medications and are aware of the potential risks and benefits of prescription medications.

H.R. 6502, Brian Bilbray, to amend title V of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for extensions of marketing exclusivity periods for drugs in certain combinations of such drugs, and for other purposes.

H.R. 6498, Michele Bachmann, to amend section 1932 of the Social Security Act to require independent audits and actuarial services under Medicaid managed care programs, and for other purposes.

H.R. 6490, Tom Price, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a market pricing program for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) under part B of the Medicare program.

H.R. 6482, Michael Burgess, to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 with respect to the scoring of preventive health savings .

H.R. 6476, Linda Sanchez, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of certified adult day services under the Medicare program.

H.R. 6474, Dennis Ross, to adopt the seven immediate reforms recommended by the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform to reduce spending and make the Federal government more efficient.

H.R. 6466, Larry Kissell, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exempt certain hospice programs from the limitation applicable to payments for hospice care under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

H.R. 6461, Marcia Fudge, to prevent childhood obesity.

H.R. 6446, Peter Roskam, to create incentive for innovative diagnostics by improving the process for determining Medicare payment rates for new tests.

H.R. 6435, Pete Stark, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to clarify the application of Medicare special enrollment periods and secondary payer rules to employer coverage of family members of employees.

H.R. 6433, Upton-Waxman, to make corrections with respect to Food and Drug Administration user fees.

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