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H.R. 4026: Social Determinants of Health Data Analysis Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Dec 1, 2021 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4026

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

December 1, 2021

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

AN ACT

To require the Comptroller General of the United States to submit to Congress a report on actions taken by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to address social determinants of health.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Social Determinants of Health Data Analysis Act of 2021.

2.

Report on actions taken by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to address social determinants of health

Not later than 2 years after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General of the United States shall submit to Congress a report on actions taken by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (in this section referred to as the Secretary) to address social determinants of health. Such report shall include the following:

(1)

An analysis of how any data collection undertaken by the Secretary in furtherance of such actions complies with Federal and State privacy laws and regulations.

(2)

A description of any coordination undertaken by the Secretary with other relevant Federal agencies and State and local authorities as part of such actions.

(3)

An identification of any potential for duplication of such actions or other barriers to such actions.

(4)

Recommendations on how to foster private-public partnerships, as well as how best to leverage private sector efforts, to address social determinants of health.

Passed the House of Representatives November 30, 2021.

Cheryl L. Johnson,

Clerk.