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February 26, 2007

House Legislation: Health

H.R. 979 - Rep. Charles Norwood [R-GA]
To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect consumers in managed care plans and other health coverage.

H.R. 991 - Rep. John Campbell [R-CA]
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals eligible for veterans health benefits to contribute to health savings accounts.

H.R. 1014 - Rep. Lois Capps [D-CA]
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women.

H.R. 1032 - Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for treatment and support services for Alzheimer's patients and their families.

H.R. 1038 - Rep. Henry Waxman [D-CA]
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the licensing of comparable and interchangeable biological products, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1072 - Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]
To improve the health of women through the establishment of Offices of Women's Health within the Department of Health and Human Services.

H.R. 1076 - Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX]
To promote health care coverage parity for individuals participating in legal recreational activities or legal transportation activities.

H.R. 1078 - Rep. Lois Capps [D-CA]
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of comprehensive cancer care planning under the Medicare Program and to improve the care furnished to individuals diagnosed with cancer by establishing a Medicare hospice care demonstration program and grants programs for cancer palliative care and symptom management programs, provider education, and related research.

H.R. 1093 - Rep. Kendrick Meek [D-FL]
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase the Medicare caps on graduate medical education positions for States with a shortage of residents.

H.R. 1105 - Rep. John Tanner [D-TN]
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the treatment of certain physician pathology services under the Medicare Program.

H.R. 1108 - Rep. Henry Waxman [D-CA]
To protect the public health by providing the Food and Drug Administration with certain authority to regulate tobacco products.

H.R. 1111 - Rep. Henry Waxman [D-CA]
To amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to ensure that every uninsured child in America has health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1113 - Rep. Jesse Jackson [D-IL]
To expand the research, prevention, and awareness activities of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with respect to inflammatory bowel disease, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1132 - Rep. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI]
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide waivers relating to grants for preventive health measures with respect to breast and cervical cancers.

H.R. 1148 - Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]
To establish the Food Safety Administration to protect the public health by preventing food-borne illness, ensuring the safety of food, improving research on contaminants leading to food-borne illness, and improving security of food from intentional contamination, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1153 - Rep. John Gingrey [R-GA]
To prohibit Federal funding or other assistance for mandatory human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programs.

H.R. 1155 - Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to remove the exclusion from medical assistance under the Medicaid Program of items and services for patients in an institution for mental diseases.

H.R. 1157 - Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY]
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to make grants for the development and operation of research centers regarding environmental factors that may be related to the etiology of breast cancer.

H.R. 1163 - Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY]
To reduce childhood obesity, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1174 - Rep. Tim Murphy [R-PA]
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require public reporting of health care-associated infections data by hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers and to permit the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a pilot program to provide incentives to hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers to eliminate the rate of occurrence of such infections.

H.R. 1177 - Rep. John Tanner [D-TN]
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend and improve protections for sole community hospitals under the Medicare Program.

H.R. 1178 - Rep. Edolphus Towns [D-NY]
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit a physician assistant, when delegated by a physician, to order or provide post-hospital extended care services, home health services, and hospice care under the Medicare Program.

H.R. 1188 - Rep. David Wu [D-OR]
To strengthen the Nation's research efforts to identify the causes and cure of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, expand psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis data collection, study access to and quality of care for people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, and for other purposes.

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