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USHB18IntroTo prohibit taxpayer funded abortions.
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2021-02-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB369IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve affordability and reduce premium costs of health insurance for consumers.
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2021-02-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H332)
USSB200IntroA bill to provide State and local workforce and career and technical education systems the support to respond to the COVID-19 national emergency.
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2021-02-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR67IntroThis resolution acknowledges that child poverty prevents children from reaching healthy development and an economically secure future. It also encourages all levels of government to enact and support anti-poverty policies and programs.
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2021-01-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHJR20IntroThis joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment to recognize and protect the right of any person to affordable housing, cost-effective health care, education, and nutrition.
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2021-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB598IntroTo amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to improve the quality of care in skilled nursing facilities under the Medicare program and nursing facilities under the Medicare program during the COVID-19 emergency period, and for other pur...
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2021-01-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB533IntroTo prevent surprise medical bills with respect to COVID-19 testing.
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2021-01-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB526IntroTo provide for special enrollment periods during public health emergencies.
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2021-01-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB615IntroTo provide a payroll credit for certain fixed expenses of employers subject to closure by reason of COVID-19.
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2021-01-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB87IntroA bill to prohibit the expenditure for an abortion of Federal funds authorized or appropriated for preventing, preparing for, or responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB617IntroProhibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring a co-payment or other cost sharing for qualifying preventive services related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). A qualifying preventive service is intended to prevent or mitigate...
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2021-01-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB597IntroTo require any COVID-19 drug developed in whole or in part with Federal support to be affordable and accessible by prohibiting monopolies and price gouging, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB92IntroA bill to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB52IntroA bill to establish a career pathway grant program.
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2021-01-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB41IntroA bill to amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require coverage of hearing devices and systems in certain pr...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB467IntroTo amend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the CARES Act to require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage, without cost sharing, of certain COVID-19 an...
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2021-01-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB475IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to improve dependent coverage under the TRICARE Young Adult Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-25
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB30IntroA bill to set forth a method of determining maximum out-of-pocket limits and annual updates to premium tax credit eligibility under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB373IntroTo treat certain face coverings and disinfectants as medical expenses for purposes of certain Federal tax benefits.
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2021-01-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB431IntroAllows a refundable tax credit equal to the amounts paid for qualified access technology for use by a blind individual who is the taxpayer, the taxpayer's spouse, or a dependent of the taxpayer. Qualified access technology is hardware, software, or o...
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2021-01-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB364IntroAllows covered veterans to receive coverage under TRICARE Select, a health care program of the Department of Defense (DOD). Veterans covered by this bill include those with service-connected disabilities, former prisoners of war, Purple Heart recipie...
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2021-01-19
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB360IntroRequires 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 claim. The VA must seek to enter a con...
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2021-01-19
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB341IntroTo make permanent certain telehealth flexibilities established in response to COVID-19.
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2021-01-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB316IntroTo direct the President to appoint a Medical Supplies Response Coordinator to coordinate the efforts of the Federal Government regarding the supply and distribution of certain supplies and equipment relating to COVID-19.
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2021-01-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB311Intro(1) establishes documentation requirements for testing, treatment, and reporting related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019); and (2) makes it unlawful to knowingly report a false diagnosis of COVID-19. To receive a federal reimbursement for...
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2021-01-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB295IntroTo waive high deductible health plan requirements for health savings accounts.
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2021-01-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB317IntroRequires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to administer a Federal Invisible Risk Sharing Program that pays health insurers for claims by eligible individuals in order to lower health insurance premiums in the individual market.
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2021-01-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB238IntroRequires private health insurance plans to cover, without cost sharing, screenings for the detection of lung cancer for individuals 40 years of age and older without regard to such individual's smoking history.
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2021-01-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB259IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to address the increased burden that maintaining the health and hygiene of infants and toddlers places on families in need, the resultant adverse health effects on children and families, and the limited child ca...
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2021-01-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB239IntroProhibits 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 requirement.
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2021-01-11
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB223IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to reimburse qualified health care providers for the costs of purchasing, leasing, installing, and operating qualified equipment for cold storage of COVID-19 vaccines.
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2021-01-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB28IntroSpecifies that federal funds allocated for COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) response efforts may not, in general, be used for abortions. Current law (specifically, language that has historically been included in certain appropriations bills,...
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2021-01-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB66IntroPermanently extends the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and related measures, programs, and authorities. Specifically, the bill permanently funds CHIP and related programs that support the development of child health quality measures and o...
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2021-01-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB31IntroProvides statutory authority for the Department of Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services rule dated August 3, 2018, regarding short-term, limited-duration health insurance plans. That rule increases the ma...
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2021-01-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB32IntroEstablishes which state law governs health insurers offering coverage in multiple states. Specifically, the bill provides that the laws of a state designated by a health insurer (primary state) apply to individual health insurance coverage offered by...
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2021-01-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB53IntroModifies requirements for health savings accounts (HSAs) to (1) exclude from gross income HSA distributions paid or distributed during a period of qualified caregiving, (2) allow participation in an HSA without enrollment in a high deductible health ...
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2021-01-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB98IntroAllows individuals to file claims and receive compensation for harm or death suffered as a result of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). A Special Master appointed by the Department of Health and Human Services must review claims submitted and...
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB56IntroProvides for coverage of medical foods under Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and TRICARE. The bill also requires private health insurance providers to cover medical foods. Generally, a medical food is a food prescribed by...
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2021-01-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB145IntroEstablishes severability between provisions relating to the requirement to maintain minimum essential health care coverage (i.e., the individual mandate) and other provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Specifically, the bill p...
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2021-01-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB64IntroAlters provisions relating to the requirement to maintain minimum essential health care coverage (i.e., the individual mandate), as well as provisions relating to health care coverage for certain executive branch and congressional employees. Specific...
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2021-01-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
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