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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.
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 and...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB865IntroGood Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2015 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 as a volunt...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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 & 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 spe...
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2015-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB715IntroMilitary and Veterans Mental Health Provider Assessment Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that all health care providers under their respective jurisdictions receive, at least once every th...
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2015-03-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB689IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act 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) who is aut...
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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 under...
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2015-03-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1293IntroServices for Ending Long-Term Homelessness Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to design national strategies and implement programs to address chronic homelessnes...
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2015-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB674Intro21st Century Women's Health Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act (PHSA) to allow the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants for family planning service projects, expansion of family planning preventive hea...
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2015-03-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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 o...
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2015-02-27
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 qualified...
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2015-02-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB822IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require reporting of certain data by providers and suppliers of air ambulance services for purposes of reforming reimbursements for such services under the Medicare program, and for other purposes. T...
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2015-02-27
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 requirem...
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2015-02-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1006IntroBuilding a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act 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 adequate su...
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2015-02-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB826IntroExamining America's Mental Health Services Act of 2015 Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to enter into an agreement with the Institute of Medicine (or, if the Institute declines to enter into such an arrangement, another appropriat...
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2015-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
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
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 o...
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2015-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB546IntroACE Kids Act of 2015 Advancing Care for Exceptional 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 for item...
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2015-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB298IntroACE Kids Act of 2015 Advancing Care for Exceptional 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 for item...
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2015-01-28
To Senate Finance Committee
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