H.R.3520 - Pulmonary Hypertension Research and Diagnosis Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] (Introduced 09/16/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/18/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3520 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/16/2015)
Pulmonary Hypertension Research and Diagnosis Act of 2015
This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish the Interagency Pulmonary Hypertension Coordinating Committee. The committee must monitor research and annually summarize research and medical advances regarding pulmonary hypertension.
The committee must develop a comprehensive strategic plan to improve health outcomes for individuals with pulmonary hypertension. The plan must include recommendations regarding pulmonary hypertension diagnosis, research, transplantation criteria, public awareness, and health care delivery.HHS must report on activities related to improving health outcomes for individuals with pulmonary hypertension. The report must include information regarding pulmonary hypertension epidemiology, treatment, support available to individuals, and research.