US Congress Subject | Health care costs and insurance

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
USHB7992IntroTelehealth Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8020IntroMake Billionaires Pay Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8337PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies and extends expiring programs that address health care, surface transportation, agriculture, veterans benefits, and o...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-10-01
Became Public Law No: 116-159.
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4996EngrossHelping MOMS Act of 2020 Helping Medicaid Offer Maternity Services Act of 2020 This bill allows states to provide one year of postpartum coverage under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). (Current law requires 60 days of post...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6396IntroResponsible Relief for Americans Act This bill revises and establishes economic assistance measures in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill provides funding for and authorizes the Small Business Administration...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7469IntroModernizing Veterans' Healthcare Eligibility Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7370IntroProtecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2020 This bill modifies provisions related to Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which typically involves the reorganization of a debtor company's assets and debts. Specifically, the bill (1) expa...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 10.
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB3798EngrossEqual Access to Contraception for Veterans Act This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring payment from a veteran for any contraceptive item that is required to be covered by health insurance plans without a cost-sharing req...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5245EngrossSHIELD for Veterans Act Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act This bill updates debt collection and overpayment processes related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits or programs. Specifically, the bi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-24
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 555.
USHB4908EngrossNative American PACT Act Native American Veteran Parity in Access to Care Today Act This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from collecting copayments from American Indian or Alaska Native veterans for hospital care or medical services...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8319IntroContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies through December 11, 2020, and extends several programs. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a g...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-23
Rule H. Res. 1129 passed House.
USHB8364IntroVA Fiscal Responsibility Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to automate the collection of outstanding, overdue, and incomplete payments of third-party health insurance claims, regardless of the amount owed under any single...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-23
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB895EngrossTribal School Federal Insurance Parity Act This bill allows tribally controlled grant schools to participate in the Federal Employee Health Benefits program.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB1418EngrossCompetitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2020 This bill declares that nothing in the McCarran-Ferguson Act modifies, impairs, or supersedes the operation of antitrust laws with respect to the business of health insurance, including the business of ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8308IntroTelehealth Coverage and Payment Parity Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8278IntroShow Your Exemption Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-16
To House Administration Committee
USSB4557IntroCOVER Act COVid Enrollment Response Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1379IntroEnsuring Lasting Smiles Act This bill requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment services for congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and prosthetics. Coverage must include services that f...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2564IntroMedicare Enrollment Protection Act This bill creates a special Medicare enrollment period for individuals enrolled in, or transitioning out of, continuation coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)—a federal law tha...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1425EngrossPatient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act This bill establishes and provides funding for the Improve Health Insurance Affordability Fund. States must use allocated funds to (1) issue reinsurance payments to health insurers (i.e., reimbur...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 523.
USHB3EngrossElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs, health care coverage and costs, and public health. TITLE I--LOWERING PRICES THROUGH FAIR DRUG PRICE NEGO...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
USSB4537IntroRECOVERY Act Reinvigorating the Economy, Creating Opportunity for every Vocation, Employer, Retiree & Youth Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4532IntroAlly's Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8181IntroJack Reynold's Memory MediGap Expansion
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8138IntroPatient Access to Medical Foods Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-09-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8118IntroFoster Youth Dental Act of 2020
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8086IntroTo provide additional appropriations for the public health and social services emergency fund, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-22
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8060IntroTele-Mental Health Improvement Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8061IntroCommunity Immunity During COVID-19 Act of 2020
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8032IntroHealth Savings Accounts For All Act of 2020 This bill revises provisions relating to health savings accounts (HSAs). Specifically, the bill repeals the annual limitation on tax-deductible contributions to HSAs by plan participants and their employers...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4524IntroQuit Because of COVID-19 Act This bill provides for Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage of certain tobacco cessation services during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), as we...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USHR1082IntroExpressing the sense of the House that the Department of Justice should defend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148; 124 Stat. 119) and halt its efforts to repeal, sabotage, or undermine health care protections for milli...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7997IntroCOVID-19 Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Distribution Act This bill allows a one-time distribution of amounts in a flexible spending arrangement in plan years 2020, 2021, and any plan year during a calendar year in which the Presi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4521IntroHealth Care Improvement Act of 2020
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8013IntroEnd Taxpayer Funding of Gender Experimentation Act of 2020
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4049EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB4469IntroCOVID-19 Treatment Coverage Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4490IntroMake Billionaires Pay Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4509IntroVACC Act Vaccine And Coverage Certainty Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7942IntroPublic Health Emergency COBRA Extension Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-08-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7027EngrossChild Care Is Essential Act This bill establishes and provides $50 billion in appropriations for the Child Care Stabilization Fund to award grants to child care providers during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health em...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB7327EngrossChild Care for Economic Recovery Act This bill provides additional funding in FY2020 for taxpayer services, social services block grants, and infrastructure grants to improve child care safety, including needs assessments. The bill adds and modifies ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4371IntroFair FSAs Act of 2020
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-07-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7877IntroLowering Drug Costs for Seniors Act of 2020
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-07-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7892IntroMedicaid Expansion During Crisis Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-07-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6237IntroPRC for Native Veterans Act Proper and Reimbursed Care for Native Veterans Act This bill specifies that the Department of Veterans Affairs or the Department of Defense must reimburse the Indian Health Service (IHS), tribes, or tribal organizations fo...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB7666IntroFamily Savings Flexibility Act This bill (1) increases to $2,750 the maximum amount of unused benefits or contributions remaining in a health flexible or dependent care spending arrangement that may be carried over from the 2020 to the 2021 plan year...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-07-29
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3918)
Syndicate content
feedback