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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.
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. The bill does not pree...
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2017-06-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2843IntroMedicaid and CHIP Quality Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-06-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1317IntroMedicaid and CHIP Quality Improvement Act of 2017
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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
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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
USHB1318IntroPreventing Maternal Deaths Act of 2017
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1275IntroWorld's Greatest Healthcare Plan of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the requirements for individuals to maintain minimum essential coverage and for large employers to offer affordable coverage to full time employees. Health ...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1152IntroCare Veterans Deserve Act of 2017 This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to make the Veterans Choice Program permanent. Program eligibility is expanded to include veterans with a 50% service-connected disability....
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1255IntroCCM-CARE Act Cerebral Cavernous Malformations Clinical Awareness, Research, and Education Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to strengthen and coordinate its efforts concernin...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB520IntroMedicaid Accountability and Care Act of 2017
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2017-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1160IntroACO Assignment Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish additional requirements for assigning Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries to accountable care organizations (ACOs) under the Med...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB464IntroIndependence at Home Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a permanent Independence at Home Medical Practice Program, under which a primary care practice shall be accountable for: (1) providing co...
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2017-02-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB475IntroCCM-CARE Act Cerebral Cavernous Malformations Clinical Awareness, Research, and Education Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to strengthen and coordinate its efforts concernin...
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2017-02-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB463IntroCancer 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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2017-02-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB908IntroMedicare Advantage Quality Payment Relief Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid to disregard the application of certain percentage quality increases when calculat...
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2017-02-21
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1027IntroHallways to Health Act This bill amends titles XIX (Medicaid) and XXI (Children's Health Insurance Program [CHIP]) of the Social Security Act to: establish a grant program for school-based health centers to, with respect to children who are eligible ...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1151IntroEncouraging the Prioritization of the Most Vulnerable Act This bill amend title XI (General Provisions) of the Social Security Act to require the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in approving Medicaid demonstration projects, to: post o...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB428IntroACE Kids Act of 2017 Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2017
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2017-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB356IntroHallways to Health Act This bill amends titles XIX (Medicaid) and XXI (Children's Health Insurance Program [CHIP]) of the Social Security Act to: establish a grant program for school-based health centers to, with respect to children who are eligible ...
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2017-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB277IntroAmerican Health Care Reform Act of 2017 This bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective January 1, 2018. The bill restores provisio...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB676IntroExpanded & Improved Medicare For All Act This bill establishes the Medicare for All Program to provide all individuals residing in the United States and U.S. territories with free health care that includes all medically necessary care, such as primar...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHR90IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that gun violence is a public health issue and Congress should enact by the end of the 115th Congress comprehensive Federal legislation that protects the Second Amendment and keeps communities safe...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB993IntroOpioid Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants to states to develop a peer review process to identify and investigate questionable or inappropriate prescribing an...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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