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USHB9117Intro
25%
Permanently extends the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs to make grants for the transportation of highly rural veterans to health care facilities.
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2022-10-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB9005Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement, as part of the Veterans Community Care Program, a pilot program under which the VA may enter into agreements with certain private organizations to provide telehealth, virtual training too...
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2022-10-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB9002Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a pilot program to provide gynecologic cancer care coordination at the VA, including through the designation of a gynecologic cancer care coordinator.
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2022-10-24
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USHB9126Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the rate of payments provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for beneficiary travel.
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2022-10-24
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USHB8854Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the rate for allowances based on mileage for beneficiary travel, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-28
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8398Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the mileage rate offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs through their Beneficiary Travel program for health related travel, and for other purposes.
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2022-08-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8428Intro
25%
Requires the Food and Drug Administration to prioritize review of supplemental applications for over-the counter oral contraceptives that are intended for routine use. It also removes certain limitations in relation to such products and health saving...
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2022-07-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR1206Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designations of National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month and National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day. The resolution supports (1) the education of members of the Armed Forces, veterans, their fami...
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2022-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7585Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and others to undertake efforts to reduce health disparities. For example, the bill (1) requires more detailed reporting of demographic and health disparities data, including related to public...
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2022-06-29
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USHB8100Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint a psychiatrist who completes a residency at a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility to a VHA health care position immediately after such residency, without regard to civil service or cl...
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2022-06-29
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USHB8252Intro
25%
Requires hospitals, as a condition of Medicare participation, to have certain written policies and procedures that provide for patient visitation rights and to inform patients of such rights, including any applicable restrictions.
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2022-06-28
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USHB8201Intro
25%
Increases FY2023 funding for certain performance and quality measurement programs under Medicare.
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2022-06-23
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USHB8151Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2027 and revises a program carried out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that supports the use of community health workers to improve health outcomes in medically underserved communities. The bill also requires ...
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2022-06-22
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USHB8078Intro
25%
Requires Medicare coverage decisions, including prior authorization requirements and adverse coverage decisions, to be based on written clinical criteria that is developed in consultation with physicians.
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2022-06-15
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USHB8063Intro
25%
Repeals the private right of action against insurance plans that do not provide appropriate primary payment in cases in which Medicare is a secondary payer.
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2022-06-14
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USHB7944Intro
25%
Designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs to be constructed in Toms River, New Jersey, as the Leonard G. "Bud" Lomell, Jr. VA Clinic.
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2022-06-13
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USHB7995Intro
25%
Exempts physicians from prior authorization requirements under Medicare Advantage plans with respect to specific items and services if at least 90% of the physician's requests for such items and services were approved during the previous plan year.
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2022-06-09
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USHB7922Intro
25%
Requires health insurance plans to permit custodial parents of children covered by the plan of a noncustodial parent, including a stepparent, to access such plan, including to submit payments and claims, without the approval of the noncustodial plan-...
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2022-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7876Intro
25%
Modifies requirements relating to coverage of telehealth services under Medicare. Specifically, the bill extends through 2024 certain flexibilities that were initially authorized during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19. Among other th...
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2022-05-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7878Intro
25%
Permanently allows Medicare beneficiaries to receive telehealth services at renal dialysis facilities.
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2022-05-24
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USHB7845Intro
25%
Sets out requirements to increase the diversity of clinical trial participants. The bill also requires other activities to foster participation in clinical trials. As a condition of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a clinical ...
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2022-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7834Intro
25%
Prohibits the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services from including the development of anti-racism plans (i.e., plans to address systemic racism in health care) as a qualifying clinical practice improvement activity under the Merit-based Incentive ...
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2022-05-19
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USHB7755Intro
25%
Requires the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to test a payment model that addresses social determinants of health and health disparities, particularly with respect to minorities, underserved areas, and high-risk individuals. The bill also...
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2022-05-12
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USHB7744Intro
25%
Extends certain flexibilities relating to training and competency requirements for nurse aides in Medicare skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and Medicaid nursing facilities (NFs). Generally, SNFs and NFs may not hire nurse aides for longer than four ...
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2022-05-12
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USHB7702Intro
25%
Requires private health insurance plans to cover the diagnosis and treatment of craniofacial, oral, or maxillofacial congenital anomalies and birth defects. Coverage must include services and items that functionally improve, repair, or restore any bo...
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2022-05-10
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USHB7637Intro
25%
Prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from obligating or expending any amounts to provide emergency assistance in response to an emergency at the southern border directly resulting from the repeal of certain public health orders from the Cente...
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2022-05-10
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USHB7316Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to furnish hyperbaric oxygen therapy through a provider authorized by the Veterans Community Care Program to veterans who have a traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder.
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2022-05-10
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USHB7414Intro
25%
Addresses the recruitment of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care professionals in rural areas. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to establish the Office of Rural Recruitment to improve the recruitment of health care professionals for...
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2022-05-10
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USHB7315Intro
25%
The bill revises the administration of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) caregiver programs. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to formally recognize caregivers of veterans by identifying any caregiver in the health record of the veteran. Such ...
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2022-05-10
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USHB7297Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make certain contributions to local authorities to mitigate the risk of flooding on local property adjacent to medical facilities of the Department of Veterans A...
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2022-05-10
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USHB7508Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement a program for the recruitment, retention, and training of specialty care providers for former members of the Armed Forces who are women. Individuals serving in a medical internship or re...
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2022-05-10
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR1072Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Awareness Day.
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2022-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7630Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2028 and modifies pediatric cancer research and related programs, including to expand collection of and access to relevant biospecimens and to support the transition of pediatric cancer survivors to primary care.
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2022-04-29
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USHB7634Intro
25%
Prohibits all federal health care programs, including the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, and federally-funded state health care programs (e.g., Medicaid) from using prices that are based on quality-adjusted life years (i.e., measures that...
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2022-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7617Intro
25%
Requires activities to promote the use of preventive health care services with a particular focus on decreasing disparities in accessing preventive services for individuals in rural and underserved communities who delayed or forewent recommended prev...
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2022-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR1069Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of Brain Donation Awareness Day to raise awareness of postmortem brain donation and its importance in scientific research on neurological conditions.
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2022-04-29
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USHB7608Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to states for developing or maintaining registries of advance care directives. These are legal documents that set out decisions about the type and extent of medical care an indivi...
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2022-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7577Intro
25%
Allows tribes and tribal organizations to apply directly to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program funds. Currently, only states and certain local entities may apply for PHEP funds...
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2022-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7573Intro
25%
Expands and otherwise modifies coverage of telehealth services under Medicare until two years after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Specifically, the bill (1) allows federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics to serv...
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2022-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7591Intro
25%
Adds Middle Easterners and North Africans to the definition of racial and ethnic minority group for purposes of activities carried out by the Office of Minority Health and federally supported health care and public health programs.
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2022-04-27
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USHB7586Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to restrict migration and imports from foreign countries to prevent the introduction of illicit drugs into the United States. Current law authorizes HHS to restrict migration and imports fr...
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2022-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7559Intro
25%
Allows health care providers to receive prescribing information for drugs electronically rather than in paper form from manufacturers.
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2022-04-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7565Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for an initiative of the National Institutes of Health that supports research on improving maternal health outcomes with a particular emphasis on mitigating maternal health disparities.
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2022-04-22
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USHB7537Intro
25%
Establishes a program through which the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration may award grants to support mental and behavioral health services for survivors of active shooter events and incidents of targeted violence. Eligible gr...
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2022-04-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7529Intro
25%
To require direct-to-consumer advertisements for prescription drugs and biological products to include truthful and not misleading pricing information.
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2022-04-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7506Intro
25%
Addresses rare kidney diseases through research, training for health professionals, and other means. It also modifies requirements for Medicare drug plan formularies that include drugs for rare diseases or conditions. The Department of Health and Hum...
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2022-04-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7512Intro
25%
To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to limit enrollment in coverage for excepted benefits to individuals enrolled in a health pla...
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2022-04-15
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USHB7497Intro
25%
Establishes several programs and requirements to address the prices of prescription drugs, including (1) requiring the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to negotiate the prices of certain brand-name drugs and insulin under Medicare, (2) cappin...
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2022-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7472Intro
25%
Allows researchers to obtain certain high-cost drugs and biologics at discounted prices from manufacturers. Researchers must apply to the Food and Drug Administration for approval; manufacturers must sell the approved quantity of drugs to researchers...
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2022-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7482Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to award competitive grants to create or expand the capacity of clinics that treat patients with persistent, long-term symptoms following recovery from acute COVID-19 (i.e., Long COVID). Eligible r...
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2022-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Health
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