The Latest Health Care-Related Legislation

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

Senate

S. 504, Al Franken, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure that valid generic drugs may enter the market.

S. 499, David Vitter, to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

S. 482, Dianne Feinstein, to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide protections for consumers against excessive, unjustified, or unfairly discriminatory increases in premium rates.

S. 468, Jay Rockefeller, to protect the health care and pension benefits of our nation’s miners.

S. 466, Robert Menendez, to assist low-income individuals in obtaining recommended dental care.

S. 452, Al Franken, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the incidence of diabetes among Medicare beneficiaries.

House

H.R. 1037, Paul Tonko, to amend the Public Health Service Act to include occupational therapists as behavioral and mental health professionals for purposes of the National Health Service Corps.

H.R. 1030, Peter DeFazio, to require the establishment of a Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers to compute cost-of-living increases for Social Security and Medicare benefits under titles II and XVIII of the Social Security Act.

H.R. 1024, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide part D eligible individuals with single chronic diseases access to services under medication therapy management programs under the Medicare part D prescription drug program.

H.R. 1019, Janice Schakowsky, to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide protections for consumers against excessive, unjustified, or unfairly discriminatory increases in premium rates.

H.R. 1015, Bill Pascrell, to require the Commissioner of Social Security to revise the medical and evaluation criteria for determining disability in a person diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease and to waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals disabled by Huntington’s Disease.

H.R. 1005, Tom Graves, to deauthorize appropriation of funds, and to rescind unobligated appropriations, to carry out the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.

H.R. 991, Ralph Hall, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to cover screening computed tomography colonography as a colorectal cancer screening test under the Medicare program.

H.R. 986, Aaron Schock, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure the eligibility of eligible professionals practicing in rural health clinics for electronic health records and quality improvement incentives under Medicare, and for other purposes.

H.R. 980, Nick Rahall, to protect the health care and pension benefits of our nation’s miners.

H.R. 973, James Sensenbrenner, to exempt employers from any excise tax and certain suits and penalties in the case of a failure of a group health plan to provide coverage to which an employer objects on the basis of religious belief or moral conviction.

H.R. 969, Tom Price, to prohibit conditioning licensure of a health care provider upon participation in a health plan.

H.R. 963, Diana DeGette, to assist low-income individuals in obtaining medically recommended dental care.

H.R. 962, Susan Davis, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the incidence of diabetes among Medicare beneficiaries.

H.R. 956, Ron Kind, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain amounts paid for physical activity, fitness, and exercise as amounts paid for medical care.

H.R. 948, Tom Reed, to establish consistent requirements for the electronic content and format of data used in the administration of certain human services programs under the Social Security Act.

H.R. 942, Joseph Crowley, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage and payment for complex rehabilitation technology items under the Medicare program.

H.R. 940, Diane Black, to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to protect rights of conscience with regard to requirements for coverage of specific items and services, to amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in governmental activities, and for other purposes.

H.R. 933, Harold Rogers, The Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013.

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