Text: H.R.3439 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/24/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3439


To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and title XI of the Social Security Act to extend appropriations and transfers to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund and to extend certain health insurance fees for such transfers, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 24, 2019

Mr. Beyer introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and title XI of the Social Security Act to extend appropriations and transfers to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund and to extend certain health insurance fees for such transfers, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protecting Access To Information for Effective and Necessary Treatment Act” or the “PATIENT Act”.

SEC. 2. Extending appropriations and transfers to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund; extension of certain health insurance fees.

(a) In general.—

(1) INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.—Section 9511 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended—

(A) in subsection (b)(1)(E), by striking “2014” and all that follows through “2019” and inserting “2014 through 2026”;

(B) in subsection (d)(2)(A), by striking “2019” and inserting “2026”; and

(C) in subsection (f), by striking “2019” and inserting “2026”.

(2) TITLE XI OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT.—Section 1183(a)(2) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320e–2(a)(2)) is amended by striking “2014” and all that follows through “2019” and inserting “2014 through 2026”.

(b) Extension of certain health insurance fees.—

(1) HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES.—Section 4375(e) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking “2019” and inserting “2026”.

(2) SELF-INSURED HEALTH PLANS.—Section 4376(e) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking “2019” and inserting “2026”.

(c) PCORI research priorities.—Section 1181(d)(1)(A) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320e(d)(1)(A)) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: “Such national priorities shall include research with respect to substance use (including opioid use disorders), mental health, and maternal morbidity and mortality.”.