The Latest Health Care-Related Legislation

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


H.R. 297, Joseph Pitts, to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize support for graduate medical education programs in children’s hospitals.

H.R. 288, Michael Michaud, to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the CHAMPVA program.

H.R. 274, Ron Barber, to amend section 520J of the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for mental health first aid training programs.

H.R. 261, Janice Schakowsky (with 44 cosponsors), to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish a public health insurance option.

H.R. 257, Carol Shea-Porter, to amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that veterans in each of the 48 contiguous States are able to receive services in at least one full-service hospital of the Veterans Health Administration in the State or receive comparable services provided by contract in the State.

H.R. 244, Janice Schakowsky, to assure that the services of a nonemergency department physician are available to hospital patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week in all non-Federal hospitals with at least 100 licensed beds.

H.R. 243, 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. 241, Dennis Ross, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish standards of access to care for veterans seeking health care from Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities, and for other purposes.

H.R. 235, Adam Kinzinger, to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to States to streamline State requirements and procedures for veterans with military emergency medical training to become civilian emergency medical technicians.

H.R. 232, Gregg Harper, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit direct payment to pharmacies for certain compounded drugs that are prepared by the pharmacies for a specific beneficiary for use through an implanted infusion pump.

H.R. 225, Lois Capps, to amend title IV of the Public Health Service Act to provide for a National Pediatric Research Network, including with respect to pediatric rare diseases or conditions.

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