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USHB271IntroCreating Options for Veterans Expedited Recovery Act or the COVER Act Establishes the Veterans Expedited Recovery Commission to: examine the efficacy of the evidence-based therapy model used by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for treating mental h...
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2015-05-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USSCR11EngrossEstablishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2016 and sets forth budgetary levels for FY2017-FY2025. Recommends levels and amounts for FY2016-FY2025 for federal revenues, new budget authority, budget outlays, deficits, publi...
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2015-05-05
Conference report considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S2613-2625, S2625-2627
USHB953IntroComprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convene a Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force to develop: (1) best practices for pain management and prescribing pain me...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1369IntroVeterans Access to Extended Care Act of 2015 This bill modifies the treatment of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) agreements with service providers to furnish veterans with nursing home care, adult day health care, or other extended care services...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB1200IntroAmerican Health Security Act of 2015 Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives concerning recognition of health care as a human right. Establishes the State-Based American Health Security Program to provide every U.S. resident who is a U.S....
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USSB1065IntroSchool Asthma Management Plan Act
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2015-04-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR145Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates April 2015 as Parkinson's Awareness Month. Expresses support for research to develop more effective treatments and to ultimately fin...
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2015-04-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2319; text of measure as passed Senate: CR S2357)
USHB2Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 TITLE I--SGR REPEAL AND MEDICARE PROVIDER PAYMENT MODERNIZATION (Sec...
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2015-04-16
Became Public Law No: 114-10.
USHCR27EngrossEstablishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2016 and sets forth budgetary levels for FY2017-FY2025. Recommends levels and amounts for FY2016-FY2025 for federal revenues, new budget authority, budget outlays, deficits (on-bu...
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2015-04-13
Received in the Senate. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 34.
USSR133Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. Recognizes the efforts of public health professionals, governments, ...
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2015-04-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2139; text as passed Senate: CR S2112)
USHB1470IntroSGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to: (1) remove sustainable growth rate (SGR) methodology from the determination of annual conversion factors in the fo...
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2015-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1602IntroNurse Staffing Standards for Patient Safety and Quality Care Act of 2015
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR187IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. Recognizes the efforts of public health professionals, governments, tribes, and individuals in preventing disease and injury. Encourages increased efforts and resources to imp...
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1319IntroAsk Veterans Act Directs the Secretary 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 and medica...
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB864IntroNational Nursing Shortage Reform and Patient Advocacy Act
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2015-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1356IntroWomen Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2015
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2015-03-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB810IntroSGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to: (1) remove sustainable growth rate (SGR) methodology from the determination of annual conversion factors in the fo...
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2015-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1129IntroVeterans' Whistleblower and Patient Protection Act of 2015 Establishes within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) an Office of Whistleblower and Patient Protection. Requires the Director of such Office to establish a dedicated Internet website an...
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2015-03-19
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB865IntroGood Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2015
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB676IntroExpanded & Improved Medicare for All Act 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 primary care...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USSB739IntroVeterans Access to Extended Care Act of 2015 This bill modifies the treatment of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) agreements with service providers to furnish veterans with nursing home care, adult day health care, or other extended care services....
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2015-03-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB737IntroEnsuring Access to Primary Care for Women and Children Act Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to require that the primary care services furnished in the two years after enactment of this Act by a physician with a primary s...
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2015-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB715IntroMilitary and Veterans Mental Health Provider Assessment Act of 2015
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2015-03-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB689IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act
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2015-03-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB679IntroQuality Data, Quality Healthcare Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to the use of certain data by qualified public or private entities to evaluate the performance of service providers and suppliers unde...
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2015-03-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1151IntroUSPSTF Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1293IntroServices for Ending Long-Term Homelessness Act
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB674Intro21st Century Women's Health Act of 2015
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2015-03-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1006IntroBuilding a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act
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2015-02-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1012IntroMediFair Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a system for making adjustments to the amount of payment made to entities and individuals for items and ...
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2015-02-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB837IntroMedicare Residential Care Coordination Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish and implement a demonstration project under titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to evaluate the use ...
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB826IntroExamining America's Mental Health Services Act of 2015
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB822IntroThis bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, with respect to air ambulance services furnished during 2017 or any subsequent year, to reduce the mandatory percentage increase ...
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB921IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2015 Provides that for purposes of medical professional liability insurance or civil and criminal malpractice liability determinations, a physician or athletic trainer (covered sports medicine professional) wh...
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB919IntroCHIP Extension and Improvement Act of 2015 Revises and extends through FY2019 at generally increased levels the program under title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act (SSAct), and adjusts CHIP allotment require...
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB471IntroWomen Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2015 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 gender-specifi...
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2015-02-12
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB522IntroProtecting and Retaining Our Children's Health Insurance Program Act of 2015 This bill revises and extends through FY2019 at generally increased levels the program under title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act ...
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2015-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB524IntroComprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convene a Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force to develop: (1) best practices for pain management and prescribing pain me...
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2015-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB466IntroQuality Care for Moms and Babies Act Amends title XI of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, as part of the pediatric quality measures program and the Medicaid Quality Measurement Program (MQMP), to: ...
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2015-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB502IntroVeterans Health Administration Management Improvement Act Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to: (1) conduct a five-year management review of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA); and (2) submit annua...
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2015-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB691IntroTelehealth Modernization Act of 2015 Calls for states to authorize health care professionals to deliver health care to individuals through telehealth and consider adopting conditions under which a health care professional delivering care through tele...
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2015-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB804IntroExpanding the Availability of Medicare Data Act Expands the kinds of uses of Medicare data available to qualified entities for quality and patient care improvement activities. (A "qualified entity" is a public or private entity that: [1] is qualifie...
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2015-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB395IntroMedicare Residential Care Coordination Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish and implement a demonstration project under titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to evaluate the use...
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2015-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB546IntroAdvancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2015 or the ACE Kids Act of 2015 Amends titles XIX (Medicaid) and XXI (Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act to allow a state, at its option, to elect to provide medical assistance ...
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2015-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB298IntroAdvancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act of 2015 or the ACE Kids Act of 2015 Amends titles XIX (Medicaid) and XXI (Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act to allow a state, at its option, to elect to provide medical assistance f...
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2015-01-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB172IntroAccess to Appropriate Immunizations for Veterans Act of 2015 Includes within authorized preventive health services available to veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) immunizations against infectious diseases, including each immuniz...
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2015-01-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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