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USSB1153EngrossVeterans ACCESS Act Veterans Acquiring Community Care Expect Safe Services Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to deny or revoke eligibility to provide non-VA health care services to veterans for any any health care ...
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2017-11-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4129IntroState Public Option Act
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHCR71EngrossEstablishing 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. Establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2...
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2017-10-26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2001IntroState Public Option Act
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2017-10-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3932IntroHELP Puerto Rico Act Healthcare Expenditures for Low-income Populations in Puerto Rico Act
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB870EngrossCreating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: extend the Independence at Home demonstration program; modify provisions regardi...
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSR269IntroA resolution designating September 2017 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2017-09-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6192; text: CR S6189)
USHB501IntroVA Transparency Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill requires the director of each Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facility to report quarterly to the VA on: the number of patients who contracted an infection as result of surgery at such med...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1804IntroMedicare for All Act of 2017
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2017-09-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR503IntroRecognizing the importance of cancer program accreditation in ensuring comprehensive, high-quality, patient-centered cancer care. Recognizes the importance of accreditation of cancer programs by the American College of Surgeons to ensure patient acce...
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2017-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHJR116IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting Congress and the States from abridging the right of citizens to affordable, quality health care. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment that grants U.S. ci...
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2017-08-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3360IntroTelehealth Enhancement Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1215EngrossProtecting Access to Care Act of 2017 This bill establishes provisions governing health care lawsuits where coverage for the care was provided or subsidized by the federal government, including through a subsidy or tax benefit. (Sec. 2) The statute o...
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2017-06-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2843IntroMedicaid and CHIP Quality Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends titles XI (General Provisions) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to expand reporting requirements with respect to the quality of care provided under Medicaid and the Child...
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2017-06-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1317IntroMedicaid and CHIP Quality Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends titles XI (General Provisions) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to expand reporting requirements with respect to the quality of care provided under Medicaid and the Child...
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2017-06-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR347IntroExpressing support for designation of May 2017 as "National Brain Tumor Awareness Month". Expresses support for: (1) the designation of National Brain Tumor Awareness Month; (2) research to develop better treatments for brain tumors that will improve...
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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
USHB467EngrossVA Scheduling Accountability Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that each VA medical facility annually certifies that it is in full compliance with all provisions of law and regulations relating to schedu...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR332IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of an International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Encourages: (1) health care providers to offer cultura...
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2017-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2555IntroVeterans' Health Care Integrity Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that the director of each VA medical facility annually certifies that: (1) the facility is in full compliance with all provisions of law a...
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2017-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2392IntroNurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require hospitals to implement and submit to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) a staffing plan that co...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB804IntroWomen Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) establish standards to ensure that all VA medical facilities have the structural characteristics necessary to adequately meet the gend...
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1163IntroVeterans' Health Care Integrity Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that the director of each VA medical facility annually certifies that: (1) the facility is in full compliance with all provisions of law a...
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2017-05-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1112IntroMaternal Health Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2163IntroMedical Device Guardians Act
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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
USSB1063IntroNurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require hospitals to implement and submit to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) a staffing plan that co...
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2017-05-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2312IntroEnhanced Veteran Healthcare Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to seek to enter into covered agreements and contracts for the mutually beneficial coordination, use, or exchange of covered VA health-care resources wi...
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2017-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2322IntroInjured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that an Injured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights is printed on signage in accessible formats and displayed prominently and conspicuous...
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2017-05-03
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB42IntroTo authorize the Directors of Veterans Integrated Service Networks of the Department of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts with appropriate civilian accreditation entities or appropriate health care evaluation entities to investigate medical ce...
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2017-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1001IntroAmbulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) require the payment system for ambulatory surgical center (ASC) services to feature certain positive annual adjustmen...
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2017-05-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1876IntroGood Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to shield a health care professional from liability under federal or state law for harm caused by any act or omission if: (1) the professional is serving a...
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2017-04-26
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSR140IntroA resolution supporting the designation of April 2017 as "Parkinson's Awareness Month". Designates April 2017 as Parkinson's Awareness Month. Expresses support for research to find better treatments and a cure for Parkinson's disease. Recognizes indi...
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2017-04-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2536; text: CR S2534)
USHB1822IntroGood Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to shield a health care professional from liability under federal or state law for harm caused by any act or omission if: (1) the professional is serving a...
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2017-04-21
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1834IntroCancer Care Payment Reform Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish the Oncology Medical Home Demonstration Project, through which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) shall make specia...
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2017-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1838IntroAmbulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) require the payment system for ambulatory surgical center (ASC) services to feature certain positive annual adjustmen...
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2017-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR270IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. Recognizes the efforts of public health professionals, governments, tribes, and individuals in preventing disea...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSR125IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. Recognizes the efforts of public health professionals, governments, tribes, and individuals in pre...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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
USHB1704IntroACCESS Act of 2017 Accessible Care by Curbing Excessive lawSuitS Act of 2017
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2017-04-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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
USSB808IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 This bill extends the liability insurance coverage of a state-licensed medical professional to another state when the professional provides medical services to an athlete, athletic team, or team staff mem...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1565IntroSaving Lives, Saving Costs Act This bill establishes a framework for health care liability lawsuits to undergo review by independent medical review panels if health care professionals (practicing physicians or their agents or employees), providers, o...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB781IntroGood Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to shield a health care professional from liability under federal or state law for harm caused by any act or omission if: (1) the professional is serving a...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
USHB1621IntroProtecting Seniors from Health Care Fraud Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to report annually to Congress and the public on: (1) the ten most pr...
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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
USHB1676IntroPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1712IntroProtection and Advocacy for Veterans Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a five-year grant program to improve the monitoring of VA mental health and substance abuse treatment programs. The VA shall award a grant...
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2017-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB693IntroPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2017-03-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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