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USSB825IntroSoutheast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convey to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium in Sitka, Alaska, all U.S. interest in certain prop...
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2017-10-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 247.
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the defense activities of the ...
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2017-09-27
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S6159-6175)
USHB93IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for increased access to Department of Veterans Affairs medical care for women veterans. This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that gender specific services are continuous...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB2147IntroVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists, place each one at an eligible VA medical center, and ensure that each one serves as...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB767IntroSOAR to Health and Wellness Act of 2017 Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a pilot program, to be known as Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respon...
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2017-09-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 237.
USHB880IntroMISSION ZERO Act Military Injury Surgical Systems Integrated Operationally Nationwide to Achieve ZERO Preventable Deaths Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response...
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2017-09-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 240.
USHB3767IntroEnsuring Children's Access to Specialty Care Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to include pediatric subspecialties in primary health services for purposes of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). Psychiatrists who are ped...
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2017-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1628EngrossAmerican Health Care Act of 2017 TITLE I--ENERGY AND COMMERCE Subtitle A--Patient Access to Public Health Programs (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to eliminate funding after FY2018 for the Prevention...
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2017-09-14
S.Amdt.543 Considered by Senate.
USHB3765IntroTo redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana.
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2017-09-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1804IntroMedicare for All Act of 2017
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2017-09-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB849EngrossSMASH Act Strengthening Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend through FY2022 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grants for mosquito control programs. The grant p...
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2017-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB601PassREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act DIVISION A--REINFORCING EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT ACT Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act or the READ Act (Sec. 3) Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of...
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2017-09-08
Became Public Law No: 115-56.
USSB1165EngrossA bill to designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center. (Sec. 1) This bill designates the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Hu...
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2017-09-07
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3663IntroTo designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center. This bill designates the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West V...
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2017-08-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2210PassTo designate the community living center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Butler Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Sergeant Joseph George Kusick VA Community Living Center". (Sec. 2) This bill designates the Department of Veteran...
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2017-08-16
Became Public Law No: 115-47. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1282EngrossA bill to redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana. This bill redesignates Department of Veterans Affairs clinics in Montana at the following locations: 2687 Palmer Street in Missoula as the "David J. Thatc...
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2017-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3219EngrossDefense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act, 2018 Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION A--...
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2017-08-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 187.
USHB3360IntroTelehealth Enhancement Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3224IntroCARE Act of 2017 Critical Access and Rural Equity Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to specify that, for purposes of determining Medicare payment and reasonable costs for both inpatient and outpatient crit...
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2017-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1848EngrossVeterans Affairs Medical Scribe Pilot Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program under which it shall increase the use of medical scribes at VA medical centers. The bill define...
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2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB946IntroVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists, place each one at an eligible VA medical center, and ensure that each one serves as...
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2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3059IntroCommunity Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to make appropriations for and extend indefinitely: (1) enhanced funding for the community health centers program...
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2017-06-30
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
USSB1441IntroCommunity Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to make appropriations for and extend indefinitely: (1) enhanced funding for the community health centers program...
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2017-06-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1094PassDepartment of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 This bill establishes in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection, to be headed by the Assistant Secretary...
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2017-06-23
Became Public Law No: 115-41. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1901IntroSoutheast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convey to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium in Sitka, Alaska, all U.S. interest in certain prop...
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2017-06-07
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1291IntroAdvancing Medical Resident Training in Community Hospitals Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise payment rules for graduate medical education (GME) costs with respect to a hospital that establishes a...
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2017-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2550IntroMedicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017
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2017-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2479IntroLeading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB2687IntroMedicaid Coverage for Addiction Recovery Expansion Act This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to allow states to provide medical assistance to adults for residential addiction treatment facility services under the Medicaid p...
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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
USHB1162EngrossNo Hero Left Untreated Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a one-year pilot program to provide access to magnetic EEG/EKG-guided resonance therapy to treat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder...
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2017-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2180IntroAccess to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2017 This bill expands the TRICARE health care program to entitle additional female beneficiaries and dependents to care related to the prevention of pregnancy. (Currently, such c...
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2017-05-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1677EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is U.S. policy to use all diplomatic and economic means to compel the government of Bashar al Assad to halt the slaughter of the Syrian people and work toward a democratic govern...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
USHB1662IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit smoking in any facility of the Veterans Health Administration, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits smoking: (1) indoors in any Veterans Health Administration facility, and (2) outdoors in any...
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2017-05-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB609IntroChiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act of 2017 This bill amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and...
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB681IntroDeborah Sampson Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a three-year pilot program to assess the feasibility of peer-to-peer assistance for women veterans (including those who are separating or newly separated from ...
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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.
USSB1169IntroMedicaid Coverage for Addiction Recovery Expansion Act This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to allow states to provide medical assistance to adults for residential addiction treatment facility services under the Medicaid p...
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2017-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1133IntroPatient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2017
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2017-05-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1130IntroRural Emergency Acute Care Hospital Act
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2017-05-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2452IntroDeborah Sampson Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a three-year pilot program to assess the feasibility of peer-to-peer assistance for women veterans who are separating or newly separated from the Armed Forces)...
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2017-05-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1109IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2291IntroHEART Act of 2017 Helping Expand Access to Rural Telemedicine Act of 2017
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2017-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31.
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