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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.
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.
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.
USSB1299IntroPreventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2017
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2017-06-07
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
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
USHB2422IntroAction for Dental Health Act of 2017
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2017-05-19
[Hearing: Jun 29 @ 10:00 am]
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
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.
USHB2336IntroBehavioral Health Care Integration Act of 2017
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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
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
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2017-04-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB968IntroVeterans Access to Care Act
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2017-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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)
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
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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2017-04-06
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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
USHB1433IntroStrengthening Preventive Health Care for Service Members Act
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1509IntroBetter Informing Veterans' Healthcare Decisions Act This bill urges the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that preventing veteran suicide and providing veterans access to mental health care is its top reform priority. The VA shall, every ...
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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
USHB1826IntroMedicaid Expansion Incentive Act of 2017
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB783IntroImproving Access to Maternity Care Act
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2017-03-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB369IntroTo eliminate the sunset of the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to eliminate the August 7, 2017, sunset date for the Veterans Choice Program, which ...
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2017-03-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 36.
USHB1507IntroAsk Veterans Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with an experienced non-government entity to conduct an annual survey, over a five-year period, to determine the experiences of veterans in obtaining hospital care...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1506IntroVA Health Care Provider Education Debt Relief Act of 2017 This bill increases the annual and five-year caps on the amount of education debt reduction available to Veterans Health Administration health care professionals under the Department of Vetera...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1505IntroVA Provider Pay Modernization Act of 2017 This bill provides that market pay (one of the three salary components of Veterans Health Administration [VHA] physicians and dentists) shall be the same for each physician or dentist with the same specialty ...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1542IntroHELLPP Act Helping Ensure Life- and Limb-Saving Access to Podiatric Physicians Act
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR208IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of "National Latino AIDS Awareness Day" on October 15, 2017, and for other purposes. Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of National Latino AIDS Awareness Day; (2) the implementation of the National HIV/AID...
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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
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
USHB1606IntroDOC Access Act Dentist and Optometric Care Access Act
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
USHB1064IntroMental Health Care Provider Retention Act of 2017 This bill allows an individual who has been diagnosed with a mental health condition and who is transitioning from receiving treatment from the Department of Defense to receiving treatment from in the...
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2017-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel 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
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