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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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2018-04-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSR462IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week.
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2018-04-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1250IntroRestoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act of 2017
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2018-04-11
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB292EngrossChildhood Cancer STAR Act Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide support to collect the medical specime...
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2018-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR805IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week.
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2018-03-22
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2018-03-07
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Ellison asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 676, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5013IntroCardiac Arrest Survival Act of 2018
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2018-02-16
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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2018-02-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB195PassFederal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 DIVISION A--FEDERAL REGISTER PRINTING SAVINGS ACT OF 2017 Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This division bars the Government Publishing Office from furnishing a printed copy of the F...
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2018-01-22
Became Public Law No: 115-120.
USHJR125IntroExtension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 HEALTHY KIDS Act Helping Ensure Access for Little Ones, Toddlers, and Hopeful Youth by Keeping Insurance Delivery Stable Act Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official...
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2018-01-16
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB3168IntroSNP Reauthorization Act of 2017 Special Needs Plans Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill allows a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan, until 2024, to restrict plan enrollment to certain special-needs individuals, provided that the plan meets speci...
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2017-12-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 353.
USSB1266PassEnhancing Veteran Care Act (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with a nonprofit organization that accredits health care organizations and programs in the United States to investigate a VA medical center t...
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2017-12-20
Became Public Law No: 115-95. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1827IntroKIDS Act of 2017 Keep Kids' Insurance Dependable and Secure Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill extends funding through FY2022 for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the Childhood Obesity Demonstration Project. In addition, the bill reauth...
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2017-12-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 288.
USHB4621IntroGlobal Brain Health Act of 2017
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2017-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1153EngrossVeterans ACCESS Act Veterans Acquiring Community Care Expect Safe Services Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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 hea...
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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
USHB3921IntroHEALTHY KIDS Act Helping Ensure Access for Little Ones, Toddlers, and Hopeful Youth by Keeping Insurance Delivery Stable Act of 2017 TITLE I--CHIP EXTENSION AND OTHER MEDICAID AND CHIP PROVISIONS (Sec. 101) This bill extends funding through FY2022 fo...
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2017-10-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 263.
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 TITLE I--RECEIVING HIGH QUALITY CARE IN THE HOME (Sec. 101) This bill extends and expands the Independence at Home demonstration program, through which...
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1890IntroChronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR269IntroA resolution designating September 2017 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month". Designates September 2017 as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Declares that steps should be taken to: (1) raise awareness of prostate cancer, (2) encourag...
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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
USSB1279IntroVeterans Health Administration Reform Act of 2017
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2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3044IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand supplemental benefits to meet the needs of chronically ill Medicare Advantage enrollees under the Medicare program, and for other purposes. This bill allows a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan to p...
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2017-07-05
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) In general, t...
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2017-06-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3095IntroVeterans 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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2017-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2662IntroRestoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act of 2017
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2017-06-21
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2797IntroPatient Choice and Quality Care Act of 2017
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2017-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1334IntroPatient Choice and Quality Care Act of 2017
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2017-06-12
To Senate Finance 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
USHB2779IntroAssessing Critical Care Efforts to Strengthen Services (ACCESS) Act of 2017 This bill amends title XI (General Provisions) of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicaid payment model demonstration project for recruiting and retaining physicians ...
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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
USHB2644IntroChronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2017
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2017-06-06
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
USHB2758IntroSOS Act Survey Our Servicemembers 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 ob...
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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
USHB2707IntroEnsuring Fair Access to Veterans Healthcare Act This bill establishes in the Veterans Health Administration an Office of the Ombudsman, which shall: investigate and resolve complaints made by or on behalf of patients receiving medical care or hospita...
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2017-05-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2429IntroPuerto Rico Task Force Economic Empowerment Act of 2017
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2017-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
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
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.
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