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LEGISLATION

S.2193 (introduced Dec. 5, 2017): An original bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve health care for veterans, and for other purposes was placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar. Sponsor: Senator Johnny Isakson [R-GA]  

S.2183 (introduced Dec. 1, 2017): A bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for a special rule during the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 for the redistribution of certain Children's Health Insurance Program allocations for certain shortfall states was referred to the Committee on Finance. Sponsor: Senator Dean Heller [R-NV]

S.2184 (introduced Dec. 1, 2017): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve veterans' health care benefits, and for other purposes was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Sponsor: Senator John McCain [R-AZ]

H.R.4572 (introduced Dec. 6, 2017): To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to enter into an arrangement with the National Academy of Medicine to evaluate the preparedness of hospitals, long-term care facilities, dialysis centers, and other medical facilities for public health emergencies was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Sponsor: Representative Debbie. Dingell [D-MI-12]:

H.R.4575 (introduced Dec. 6, 2017): To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to preserve consumer and employer access to licensed independent insurance producers was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Sponsor: Representative Billy Long [R-MO-7]

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