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USHB1628EngrossAmerican 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 funding after FY2018 for the Prevention...
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2017-07-28
Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 120.
USHB2422IntroAction for Dental Health Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize oral health promotion and disease prevention programs through FY2022. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may award grants or enter in...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3360IntroTelehealth Enhancement Act of 2017
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2017-07-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR71IntroEstablishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.
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2017-07-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 172.
USHB918IntroVeteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish to former members of the Armed Forces: (1) an initial mental health assessment; and (2) the mental health care services required to tr...
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2017-07-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3224IntroCARE Act of 2017 Critical Access and Rural Equity Act of 2017
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2017-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1533IntroHELLPP Act Helping Ensure Life- and Limb-saving access to Podiatric Physicians Act
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2017-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3124IntroPreventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2017
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2017-06-30
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3098IntroMedicare Adult Day Services Act of 2017
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2017-06-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1462IntroMarketplace Certainty Act
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2017-06-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2972IntroAlzheimer's Caregiver Support Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Department of Health and Human Services to make grants to public and nonprofit private health care providers to expand training and support services for...
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2985IntroNo Carve Out for Congress Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2984IntroHigh Risk Pool, No Reward Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2986IntroGood for the Gander Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB304IntroTribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act (Sec. 2) 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 se...
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2017-06-15
An errata sheet on written report No. 115-112 was printed. (text: 115S.Rept.112 errata)
USHB2745IntroHealthy MOM Act Healthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act
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2017-06-09
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2017-06-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1299IntroPreventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2017
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2017-06-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2410IntroSickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Department of Health and Human Services to make grants to states to: (1) collect data on the prevalence ...
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2017-06-07
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2769IntroTo prevent the application of the provisions of the individual mandate to individuals residing in rating areas with no qualified health plans offered on the Exchange.
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2017-06-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2770IntroHealth Care Options for All Act
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2017-06-02
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
USHB2628IntroStabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act
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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
USSB1227IntroStabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act of 2017
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2017-05-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1201IntroHealth Care Options for All Act
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2017-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2503IntroAIM Act of 2017 Accelerating Innovation in Medicine Act of 2017
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2017-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB609IntroChiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act of 2017 This bill amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and...
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1130IntroRural Emergency Acute Care Hospital Act
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2017-05-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1112IntroMaternal Health Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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.
USHB2351IntroMinority Diabetes Initiative Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to allow the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to make grants to public and nonprofit private health care providers to provide treatment for diabetes in minor...
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2336IntroBehavioral Health Care Integration Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to replace a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) program to support demonstration projects for providing integrated health ca...
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2337IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for a State Medicaid option to enhance administrative matching funds to support statewide behavioral health access program activities for children under 21 years of age, and for other purposes....
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1982IntroMental Health Access and Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB989IntroEnsuring Children's Access to Specialty Care Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to include pediatric subspecialties in primary health services for purposes of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). Psychiatrists who are ped...
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2017-04-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2251IntroChiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act This bill amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and service...
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2017-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB968IntroVeterans Access to Care Act
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2017-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB544PassA bill to amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to modify the termination date for the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ...
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2017-04-19
Became Public Law No: 115-26. (TXT | PDF)
USHJR43PassProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecip...
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2017-04-13
Became Public Law No: 115-23. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1757IntroTrauma-Informed Care for Children and Families Act of 2017
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2017-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2050IntroMedicare Demonstration of Coverage for Low Vision Devices Act of 2017
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR262IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day. Promotes effective and comprehensive HIV prevention education programs. Urges youth-fri...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2038IntroBudgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to excise taxes on manufacturers, to impose a one cent per milligram fee on the sale of active opioids by the manufacturer, producer, or importer. T...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2047IntroBehavioral Health Infrastructure Improvement Act This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to temporarily increase the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) for behavioral health infrastructure and systems improvements u...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2042IntroAccess to Frontline Health Care Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish and carry out a Frontline Providers Loan Repayment Program under which HHS makes stude...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1871IntroProperty Tax Reduction Act of 2017 This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to reduce federal Medicaid funding for certain states that require political subdivisions to contribute funds towards medical assistance. Specifically...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1933IntroHealth Care Options Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to temporarily permit certain individuals to use the premium assistance tax credit to purchase health insurance outside of an exchange established under the Patient Protection...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2048IntroEliminating Health Disparities Act of 2017 This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to allow a state to establish a Health Disparities Elimination Program, through which the state shall provide incentive payments to qualified ...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
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