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USHB2953IntroTo amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings.
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2017-06-20
To House Budget Committee
USSB304IntroTribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act This bill amends the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to permit the Indian Health Service (IHS) to pay copayments owed to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by Indian veterans for medical services au...
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2017-06-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 149.
USSB1358IntroPrimary Care Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) permit an individual to pay primary care service arrangement costs from a health savings account; and (2) allow an eligible taxpayer enrolled in a high-deductible...
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2017-06-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1628EngrossAmerican Health Care Act of 2017 American Health Care Act of 2017 TITLE I--ENERGY AND COMMERCE Subtitle A--Patient Access to Public Health Programs (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to eliminate fundin...
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2017-06-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 120.
USHB2843IntroMedicaid and CHIP Quality Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-06-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1317IntroMedicaid and CHIP Quality Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-06-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2788IntroHEAL for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2017 Health Equity and Access under the Law for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2017
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2017-06-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR345IntroUrging the President to faithfully carry out the Affordable Care Act. Urges the President to take care that the laws are faithfully executed by: (1) ensuring cost sharing reduction payments under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)...
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2550IntroMedicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2574IntroBuilding a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award matching grants to enable states to implement scholarship programs to ensure an a...
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2628IntroStabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2745IntroHealthy MOM Act Healthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act
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2017-05-25
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB1227IntroStabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act of 2017
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2017-05-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2505IntroCredit for Caring Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an eligible caregiver a new tax credit for 30% of the cost of long-term care expenses that exceed $2,000, up to $3,000 in a taxable year. The bill defines "eligible car...
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2017-05-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1151IntroCredit for Caring Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an eligible caregiver a new tax credit for 30% of the cost of long-term care expenses that exceed $2,000, up to $3,000 in a taxable year. The bill defines "eligible car...
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2017-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31.
USHB2263IntroMedicaid and CHIP Territory Transparency and Information Act
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2310IntroFaith in Health Savings Accounts Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to treat membership in a tax-exempt health care sharing ministry as coverage under a high deductible health plan for purposes of the tax deduction for contributio...
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2017-05-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2306IntroPutting Main Street FIRST Act Putting Main Street FIRST: Finishing Irresponsible Reckless Speculative Trading Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose a .03% excise tax on the purchase of a security if: (1) such purchase occurs on, or...
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2017-05-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR99PassMaking further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes. This joint resolution amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2017 to provide continuing FY2017 appropriations for most federal agencies through the earlier of M...
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2017-04-28
Became Public Law No: 115-30. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1304EngrossSelf-Insurance Protection Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the definition of "health insurance coverage" a stop-loss policy ...
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2017-04-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1991IntroProtecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude services rendered by bona-fide volunteers providing firefighting and prevention services, emergency medical services, or ambulance se...
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2017-04-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1316IntroPrescription Drug Price Transparency Act
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1433IntroStrengthening Preventive Health Care for Service Members Act
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1718IntroObamaCare Repeal Act This bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective as of December 31, 2017. Provisions of law amended by those Acts are restored.
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1766IntroMedical Practice Freedom Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the Department of Health and Human Services or any state from requiring a health care provider, as a condition of the provider's licensure, to participate in a health plan or comply with requir...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1826IntroMedicaid Expansion Incentive Act of 2017
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1613IntroHELP for Coal Miners Health Care Act of 2017 Helping Ensure Long-Term Protection for Coal Miners Health Care Act of 2017 This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to transfer certain funds to the Multiemployer He...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB1610IntroMedical Loss Ratio Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR225IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on Trumpcare, also known as the American Health Care Act of 2017. Expresses support for efforts to ensure access to quality and affordable health care for all Americans and rejects any effort to ta...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR215IntroExpressing the fact that the House of Representatives supports the system for prescription drug coverage provided under part D of the Medicare program and believes that changes to such system should not be part of the American Health Care Act of 2017...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR212IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that any legislation to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act should include a replacement for such Act that includes certain health care consumer protections. Expresses the sense o...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1606IntroDOC Access Act Dentist and Optometric Care Access Act
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB372EngrossCompetitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the McCarran-Ferguson Act to declare that nothing in that Act modifies, impairs, or supersedes the operation of antitrust laws with respect to the business of health insurance,...
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2017-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1101EngrossSmall Business Health Fairness Act of 2017 This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to provide for the establishment and governance of association health plans (AHPs), which are group health plans sponsored by busi...
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2017-03-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1469IntroWelfare Benefit Reform and Alignment Commission (BRAC) Act
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2017-03-23
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB1671IntroVerify First Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to require taxpayers to provide their Social Security numbers on their tax returns to be eligible for the health insurance premium tax credit.
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2017-03-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR154IntroOf inquiry requesting the President of the United States and directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to transmit certain information to the House of Representatives relating to plans to repeal or replace the Patient Protection and Afford...
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2017-03-21
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 24.
USHB1369IntroIndian Healthcare Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB1270IntroLiving Donor Protection Act of 2017
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1319IntroLocal and Municipal Health Care Choice Act of 2017
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1307IntroPublic Option Deficit Reduction Act
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1325IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with flexibility with respect to providing premium assistance under the Medicaid program.
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1389IntroIncreasing State Flexibility in Care Coordination for the Most Vulnerable Act of 2017 This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to allow a state Medicaid program to require enrollment with a managed care entity as a condition o...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1395IntroMACPAC Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR193IntroProtecting health coverage for all Americans. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that any replacement for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act must keep costs to health care consumers at or below their current rates and kee...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1409IntroCancer Drug Parity Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require group and individual health plans that cover anticancer medications administered by a health care provider to provide no less favorable cost sharing for patient-...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR205IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to ensuring that women's health care under current law is preserved. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the health care system should continue to provide health i...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1592IntroHolding Health Insurers Harmless Act
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1175IntroHealth Savings Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to health savings accounts (HSAs), to: rename high deductible health plans as HSA-qualified health plans; allow spouses who have both attained age 55 to make catch-up...
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2017-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
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