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USHB4576IntroHealth Savings for Families Act of 2019 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit contributions to health savings accounts by individuals whose spouses have health flexible spending accounts.
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2019-09-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2297IntroCoast Guard Authorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes the U.S. Coast Guard and the Federal Maritime Commission for FY2020-FY2021 and authorizes a specified end-of-year strength for active duty personnel and military training student loads for ...
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 226.
USHB4530IntroNative American Health Savings Improvement Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow individuals who are eligible for a medical care program of the Indian Health Service or a tribal organization to participate in health savings accounts...
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2019-09-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4484IntroFLEX Act Flexibility Through Lower Expenses Health Care Act
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2019-09-26
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB275IntroMedicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefit....
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB448IntroMedicare Drug Price Negotiation Act This bill makes a series of changes relating to the prices of prescription drugs under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage (MA) prescription drug plans (PDPs). Under current law, the Cente...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1046IntroMedicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefi...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2327EngrossBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act This bill directs the Department of State to continue assisting civil society organizations in Burma (Myanmar) working to release political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. Such assistance may include su...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2543IntroPrescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2019 This bill alters several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs under Medicare and Medicaid. Among other things, the bill requires drug manufacturers to issue rebates to ...
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2019-09-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 225.
USSR327IntroA resolution designating September 23, 2019, as "National Falls Prevention Awareness Day" to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of falls among older adults.
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2019-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5669-5670; text: CR S5666-5667)
USHB4428IntroGreater Mental Health Access Act
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2019-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4336IntroEasy Enrollment Act of 2019
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2019-09-17
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2752IntroVA Newborn Emergency Treatment Act
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2019-09-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3798IntroEqual Access to Contraception for Veterans Act This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring payment from a veteran for any contraceptive item or service that is required to be covered by health insurance plans without a cost-...
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2019-09-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1378IntroRIP MSP Act Repeal Insurance Plans of the Multi-State Program Act
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2019-09-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 190.
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...
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2019-09-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB4223IntroProtecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills Act
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2019-09-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7587-7588)
USSB2446IntroMedicare Audiologist Access and Services Act of 2019
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2019-09-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR532IntroProposing a strategy to make Medicare available to all Americans.
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2019-08-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4182IntroWomen Veterans Support Act
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2019-08-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4142IntroAmerica Wins Act
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2019-08-21
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB3815IntroPrEP Access and Coverage Act
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2019-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4178IntroREFUND Act of 2019 Recovering Excessive Funds for Unused and Needless Drugs Act of 2019 This bill requires drug manufacturers to issue rebates to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in relation to discarded amounts (i.e., amounts remai...
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3253PassEmpowering Beneficiaries, Ensuring Access, and Strengthening Accountability Act of 2019 This bill extends several health care programs and requirements and revises certain Medicare drug payment methodologies. (Sec. 2) The bill temporarily extends the...
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2019-08-06
Became Public Law No: 116-39. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3783IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2019
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3740IntroAGRI Act of 2019 Agricultural Guest Worker Reform Initiative Act of 2019
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHJR74IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to "State Relief and Empowerment Waivers". This joi...
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2019-08-05
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4158IntroCURE High Drug Prices Act Combatting Unreasonable Rises and Excessively High Drug Prices Act
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2019-08-05
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4144IntroEnding the Diagnostic Odyssey Act of 2019 This bill allows state Medicaid programs to cover whole genome sequencing services for certain individuals. Specifically, states may cover such services for individuals under the age of 21 (or a lower age, if...
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2019-08-05
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4161IntroCOMP Act Coordination Of Medicare Payments and Worker's Compensation Act
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2019-08-05
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4121IntroSocial Security for Future Generations Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2366IntroCommonsense Reporting Act of 2019 This bill addresses the eligibility verification process for the premium assistance tax credit and cost-sharing subsidy under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). It requires the Department of the ...
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2019-07-31
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3496IntroCREATE Opportunities Act Community Re-Entry through Addiction Treatment to Enhance Opportunities Act This bill establishes the Medication-Assisted Treatment Corrections and Community Reentry Program in the Department of Justice. Under the program, th...
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4130IntroKeeping HSAs Accessible Act of 2019 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to eliminate the ceiling on the sum of the annual deductible and out-of-pocket expenses required under a high deductible health plan (i.e., $5,000 for self-only coverage a...
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2019-07-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1327PassNever Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (Sec. 2) This bill funds through FY2092 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally...
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2019-07-29
Became Public Law No: 116-34. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3965IntroHospital Price Transparency and Disclosure Act
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2019-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4056IntroMedicare Audiologist Access and Services Act of 2019
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2019-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4010IntroEmergency Access to Insulin Act of 2019
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2019-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4070IntroCommonsense Reporting Act of 2019 This bill addresses the eligibility verification process for the premium assistance tax credit and cost-sharing subsidy under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). It requires the Department of the ...
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2019-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4004IntroSocial Determinants Accelerator Act of 2019
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2019-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4040IntroProtecting Access to Spinal Surgeries Act
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2019-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHCR55IntroExpressing the sense of Congress on the need to inform American consumers with more balanced purchasing information for prescription drugs through the disclosure of price information in direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertisements.
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2019-07-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2246IntroAllergy Testing Access Act of 2019 This bill requires equal coverage of two types of allergy tests under Medicaid and Medicare. Specifically, in vitro specific IgE tests (blood tests) and percutaneous tests (skin tests) must be treated equally with r...
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2019-07-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3910IntroEquality in Medicare and Medicaid Treatment Act of 2019
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2019-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3912IntroChronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act
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2019-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3880IntroTax Fairness for the Self-Employed Act of 2019 This bill allows the tax deduction for health insurance costs in determining net earnings from self-employment.
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2019-07-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3876IntroBlack Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act This bill extends until December 31, 2029, the excise tax on coal from U.S. mines. The tax is a source of funding for the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund.
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2019-07-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2231IntroAmerican Opportunity Accounts Act This bill requires federally funded and managed savings accounts (American Opportunity Accounts) to be established for American children who are under the age of 18. The bill also increases and modifies (1) estate an...
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2019-07-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3922IntroAmerican Opportunity Accounts Act This bill requires federally funded and managed savings accounts (American Opportunity Accounts) to be established for American children who are under the age of 18. The bill also increases and modifies (1) estate an...
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2019-07-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2225IntroBASIC Act Basic Assistance for Students In College Act
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2019-07-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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