HELEN-Weekly Listing

The Health Equity Leadership & Exchange Network (HELEN)  is a network that uses a health equity lens to analyze health laws and polices for education and outreach efforts. Members will actively inform, participate in, and monitor the development, implementation, and impact of health equity laws, policies and programs at the federal state and local levels.

We will provide updates (such as the one below) that HELEN sends out to their members from their HELEN Monitor weekly eblast.

Membership to HELEN is free and open to individuals and organizations with an interest in health equity; members have access to a resource library, online dashboard, and discussion forums.

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JULY 2 to JULY 9, 2019

HEALTH POLICY
S.1895 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Lower Health Care Costs Act

S.2047 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
A bill to provide for a 2-week extension of the Medicaid community mental health services demonstration program, and for other purposes.

H.R.3180 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Resilience Investment, Support, and Expansion from Trauma Act

S.1224 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Stop STALLING Act

S.2010 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 
CCM-CARE Act

H.R.2922 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Respond NOW Act

H.R.2700 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Lowering Prescription Drug Costs and Extending Community Health Centers and Other Public Health Priorities Act

S.1199 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2019

S.1173 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Reauthorization Act of 2019

CIVIL RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES, MINORITY ISSUES
H.R.2694 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 
Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

H.R.2687 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Customer Non-Discrimination Act

CRIME & LAW ENFORCEMENT
H.R.3265 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2019

H.R.3234 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Keeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2019

EDUCATION
H.R.3489 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Higher Education Mental Health Act of 2019

H.R.3487 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Protections and Regulation for Our Students Act

IMMIGRATION
H.R.3401 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019

H.R.3241 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Canadian Snowbird Visa Act

H.R.3222 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
No Federal Funds for Public Charge Act of 2019

NATIVE AMERICAN
S.294 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Native American Business Incubators Program Act

 

June 18 to June 25

LEGISLATION-HEALTH POLICY

H.R.3302 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Keep Physicians Serving Patients Act of 2019

H.R.3296 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Affordability is Access Act

H.R.3280 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
LGBTQ Essential Data Act

CRIME & LAW ENFORCEMENT
H.R.3230 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Defending Each and Every Person from False Appearances by Keeping Exploitation Subject to Accountability Act of 2019

H.R.3285 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act

H.R.3270 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act

EDUCATION
H.R.3268 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Go to High School, Go to College Act of 2019

H.R.3267 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
END ALL Hazing Act

H.R.3257 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Student Loan Fairness Act

S.1866 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
STRIVE Act

IMMIGRATION
S.1900 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019

S.1004 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Securing America’s Ports of Entry Act of 2019

H.R.1044 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019

S.1211 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Addressing Underdeveloped and Tribally Operated Streets Act

NATIVE AMERICAN
H.R.759 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act

S.982 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Not Invisible Act of 2019

S.290 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act

S.288 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Justice for Native Survivors of Sexual Violence Act

S.227 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Savanna’s Act

June 4 to June 13

HEALTH POLICY
H.R. 3253,
Empowering Beneficiaries, Ensuring Access, and Strengthening Accountability Act of 2019

S. 1379
Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019

H.R. 2004
Ensuring FEDVIP and FLTCIP Coverage During Shutdowns Act

CIVIL RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES, MINORITY ISSUES
H.R. 3130
Age Discrimination in Employment Parity Act of 2019

CRIME & LAW ENFORCEMENT
H.R. 2368
Supporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act of 2019

H.R. 3200
Safe Students Act

H.R. 2635
PREP Act

H.R. 3171
Safe Disposal of Opioids Act of 2019

EDUCATION
H.R. 3101

AID Act
H.R. 3097
Fairness in Forgiveness Act of 2019

IMMIGRATION
H.R. 2842
POD Act of 2019

H.R. 1494
Secure and Protect Act of 2019

MAY 21  to  MAY 28

LEGISLATION – HEALTH POLICY

H.R.2296 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
FAIR Drug Pricing Act of 2019

H.R.2115 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Public Disclosure of Drug Discounts Act

H.R.2087 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Drug Price Transparency Act

H.R.2069 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 
SPIKE Act

CRIME & LAW ENFORCEMENT
H.R.2379 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
To reauthorize the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program.

S.1321 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Defending the Integrity of Voting Systems Act

EDUCATION
H.R.2639 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 
Strength in Diversity Act of 2019

IMMIGRATION
H.R.2821 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 
American Promise Act of 2019

H.R.2820 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 
Dream Act of 2019

S.1328 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
DETER Act

MAY 14  to  MAY 20
HEALTH POLICY
H.R.1386 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
ENROLL Act of 2019

H.R.1385 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
SAVE Act

H.R.938 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
BLOCKING Act of 2019

H.R.2411 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 
Tobacco to 21 Act

H.R.2375 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Preserve Access to Affordable Generics and Biosimilars Act

H.R.2374 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Stop STALLING Act

H.R.965 — 116th Congress (2019-2020) 
CREATES Act of 2019

H.R.2387 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
STOP GAMES Act of 2019

CRIME & LAW ENFORCEMENT

H.R.2020 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
STEER Act

H.R.2012 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Respect States’ and Citizens’ Rights Act of 2019

H.R.1986 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Effective Prosecution of Possession of Biological Toxins and Agents Act of 2019

IMMIGRATION
H.R.1996 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Secure Travel Partnership Act of 2019

H.R.1989 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Break the Chain Act

H.R.1928 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
No Sanctuary for Criminals Act of 2019

H.R.1926 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Protect Our Liberian Community Act of 2019

H.R.1885 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
No Federal Funding to Benefit Sanctuary Cities Act

NATIVE AMERICAN

Tribal Law and Order Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2019
S.210 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)

H.R.1694 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Native American Voting Rights Act of 2019

LEGISLATION – HEALTH POLICY
H.R.2339 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019

S.1209 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Reforming Evergreening and Manipulation that Extends Drug Years Act

S.1169 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Ensuring Timely Access to Generics Act of 2019

H.R.2268 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Menstrual Products Right To Know Act of 2019

H.R.2267 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Infant Formula Protection Act of 2019

H.R.2243 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Territory Health Insurance Tax Relief Act of 2019

H.R.2241 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Puerto Rico Federal Matching Requirement Equity Act of 2019

CIVIL RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES, MINORITY ISSUES
H.R.1636 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act

CRIME & LAW ENFORCEMENT
H.R.1671 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
NICS Denial Notification Act of 2019

H.R.1670 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Hadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2019

EDUCATION
H.R.2321 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Understanding the True Cost of College Act of 2019

IMMIGRATION
H.R.2214 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
NO BAN Act

H.R.2203 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
Homeland Security Improvement Act

NATIVE AMERICAN
S.209 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)
PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act

REGULATIONS
A Proposed Rule by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on 04/30/2019
Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Risk Adjustment Data Validation

A Rule by the Health and Human Services Department on 04/25/2019
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2020

A Proposed Rule by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on 04/25/2019
Medicare Program; FY 2020 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update and Hospice Quality Reporting Requirements

A Proposed Rule by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on 04/25/2019
Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities; Updates to the Quality Reporting Program and Value-Based Purchasing Program for Federal Fiscal Year 2020

A Proposed Rule by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on 04/24/2019
Medicare Program; Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Prospective Payment System for Federal Fiscal Year 2020 and Updates to the IRF Quality Reporting Program

A Proposed Rule by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on 04/23/2019
Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Interoperability and Patient Access for Medicare Advantage Organization and Medicaid Managed Care Plans, State Medicaid Agencies, CHIP Agencies and CHIP Managed Care Entities

A Proposed Rule by the Health and Human Services Department on 04/23/2019
21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program

A Proposed Rule by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on 04/23/2019
Medicare Program; FY 2020 Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Prospective Payment System and Quality Reporting Updates for Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2019 (FY 2020)

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