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USHB4591Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on the costs of its Electronic Health Record Modernization Program, including by describing all expenses driven by the program.
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2022-05-26
Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2737)
USHB6833Engross
50%
Limits cost-sharing for insulin under private health insurance and the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Specifically, the bill caps cost-sharing under private health insurance for a month's supply of selected insulin products at $35 or 25% of a pl...
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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 389.
USHB7666Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to mental health and substance use disorders, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB903Engross
50%
Modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill by December 31, 2022, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4204Intro
25%
A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all national health insurance program.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4170Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize programs for mental health, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7573Intro
25%
To amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend certain telehealth services covered by Medicare and to evaluate the impact of telehealth services on Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1051Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2022, as the fifth annual "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing mate...
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2022-04-18
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSB1875Engross
50%
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a deadline of 180 days for the filing of claims for payment for emergency treatment furnished to veterans, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-11
Held at the desk.
USSR590Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2022, as the fifth annual "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing ma...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3076PassAddresses the finances and operations of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish the Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program under whi...
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2022-04-06
Became Public Law No: 117-108. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1916Engross
50%
Requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment of congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and items. Coverage must include services and items that functionally improve, repair, or restore any ...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7400Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a demonstration program to test providing preferential treatment under the Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP programs for certain drugs and biologicals manufactured in the United States.
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2022-04-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3991Intro
25%
A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a demonstration program to test providing preferential treatment under the Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP programs for certain drugs and biologicals manufactured in the United State...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3949Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7121Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to maintain a list of the country of origin of all drugs marketed in the United States, to ban the use of Federal funds for the purchase of drugs manufactured in the People's Republic of China, an...
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2022-03-28
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB420Intro
25%
Expands various labor protections related to employees' rights to organize and collectively bargain in the workplace. Among other things, it revises the definitions of employee, supervisor, and employer to broaden the scope of individuals covered by ...
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2022-03-16
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB3114Intro
25%
Establishes a conclusive presumption that certain workers diagnosed with COVID-19 are entitled to workers' compensation benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA). It also provides funding to reimburse employers for cos...
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2022-03-16
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 21.
USSB3796Intro
25%
A bill to eliminate the opt-out for nonfederal governmental health plans.
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2022-03-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3749Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance compliance with hospital price transparency requirements, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6904Intro
25%
Prohibits a group health insurance plan and a health insurance issuer offering group or individual health insurance coverage from reducing contracted rates or terminating contracts with health care providers during a public health emergency period.
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2022-03-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3726Intro
25%
A bill to address research on, and improve access to, supportive services for individuals with long COVID.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6860Intro
25%
Prohibits government entities and insurance providers from denying community-based services to individuals with disabilities that require long-term service or support that would enable such individuals to live in the community and lead an independent...
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2022-02-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6851Intro
25%
To amend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the CARES Act to establish new coverage and payment rules for certain COVID-19 diagnostic tests and related items and services, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR937Intro
25%
Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to preserve liberty by operating within the enumerated powers in the Constitution of the United States and its founding principles.
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2022-02-23
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSR518Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that investments in mental health care and substance use disorder care are necessary to address the high prevalence of those suffering from behavioral health conditions.
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2022-02-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3700Intro
25%
Limits cost-sharing for insulin under private health insurance and the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Specifically, the bill caps cost-sharing under private health insurance for a month's supply of selected insulin products at $35 or 25% of a pl...
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2022-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3620Intro
25%
Temporarily establishes a commission with members appointed through the Government Accountability Office to study and report on issues related to protecting individual privacy while advancing the use of personal health information. The study must add...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3593Intro
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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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6558Intro
25%
Prohibits requiring voters to present vaccine passports or other information regarding their COVID-19 vaccination status, and also restricts masking requirements, for voting in federal elections. Specifically, the bill makes it unlawful for any state...
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2022-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5746Engross
50%
Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, campaign finance, and voting rights. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g....
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2022-01-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 (Record Vote No. 9) withdrawn in Senate.
USSR490Intro
25%
This resolution expresses gratitude for the personnel of the U.S. Capitol and the U.S. Capitol Police for their bravery and service to the United States and reaffirms the dedication of the Senate to strengthening the rights of and support to those pe...
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2022-01-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S226; text: CR S222)
USSB3485Intro
25%
Prohibits requiring voters to present vaccine passports or other information regarding their COVID-19 vaccination status, and also restricts masking requirements, for voting in federal elections. Specifically, the bill makes it unlawful for any state...
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2022-01-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB6144Intro
25%
To delay and offset the sequester to occur in January 2022 under the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB6000Intro
25%
Addresses pandemic preparedness and public health issues, caregiver and patient engagement, drug development, insurance coverage, and biomedical research. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must undertake research and other activities ...
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2022-01-04
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB3417Intro
25%
Prohibits government entities and insurance providers from denying community-based services to individuals with disabilities that require long-term service or support that would enable such individuals to live in the community and lead an independent...
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2021-12-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3393Intro
25%
Permanently extends the tax credit for the health insurance costs of individual taxpayers and their family members.
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2021-12-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB610PassMakes several budgetary, technical, and procedural changes, particularly in relation to Medicare and increasing the debt limit. Specifically, the bill continues to exempt Medicare from sequestration until March 31, 2022. (Sequestration is a process o...
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2021-12-10
Became Public Law No: 117-71. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3894Engross
50%
Requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to periodically update specified guidance to help states address social determinants of health (e.g., socioeconomic factors) under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
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2021-12-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3344Intro
25%
Makes several budgetary and technical changes, particularly in relation to Medicare. Specifically, the bill continues to exempt Medicare from sequestration until March 31, 2022. (Sequestration is a process of automatic, usually across-the-board spend...
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2021-12-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3341Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on the costs of its Electronic Health Record Modernization Program, including by describing all expenses driven by the program.
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2021-12-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6143Intro
25%
Makes several budgetary and technical changes in relation to Medicare. Specifically, the bill continues to exempt Medicare from sequestration until March 31, 2022. (Sequestration is a process of automatic, usually across-the-board spending reductions...
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2021-12-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB796PassRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement the maternity care coordination program. The VA must provide community maternity care providers (i.e., non-VA maternity care providers) with training and support with respect to the unique...
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2021-11-30
Became Public Law No: 117-69. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6094Intro
25%
Entitles members of the armed forces and their dependents (including the reserve components) who are performing active service and are entitled to medical care under TRICARE to assisted reproductive technology services (e.g., in vitro fertilization)....
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2021-11-30
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USHB4626Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to, at least once every 10 years, enter into a contract with a private sector entity or entities to conduct an independent assessment of the hospital care, medical services, and other health care furni...
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2021-11-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3225Intro
25%
Prohibits federal agencies from requiring the staff of health care facilities or other settings to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to participate in Medicare, Medicaid, or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). On November 5, 2021, t...
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2021-11-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5963Intro
25%
Extends deadlines, expands the uses of, and makes other changes pertaining to the Provider Relief Fund. The fund reimburses health care providers for increased expenses or lost revenue attributable to COVID-19. Specifically, the bill extends the dead...
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2021-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3215Intro
25%
Establishes a new nonimmigrant visa classification for an alien temporarily entering the United States to visit a relative who is a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident. The maximum period of stay for a family visitor visa shall be 90 days. An a...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5942Intro
25%
Eliminates the TRICARE Select annual enrollment fee for beneficiaries who retired from the uniformed services before January 1, 2018. Additionally, the bill caps enrollment fees for certain veterans who retire after January 1, 2018.
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2021-11-09
To House Armed Services Committee
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