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USHB1868EngrossMakes several budgetary and technical changes to provisions under Medicare and Medicaid. The bill continues to exempt Medicare from sequestration until December 31, 2021. (Sequestration is a process of automatic, usually across-the-board spending red...
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2021-04-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1276PassAuthorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish a COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) vaccine to covered individuals during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Under the bill, covered individuals are veterans who are not eligibl...
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2021-03-24
Became Public Law No: 117-4. (TXT | PDF)
USHB845IntroAuthorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to waive the requirement that a veteran make co-payments for medications, hospital care, nursing home care, and medical services in certain situations. Specifically, a veteran may have such co-paymen...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB765IntroRequires the directors of medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit to the VA and Congress an annual fact sheet containing specified information about their facility of jurisdiction (e.g., the number of veterans treated ...
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2021-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USSB773IntroA bill to enable certain hospitals that were participating in or applied for the drug discount program under section 340B of the Public Health Service Act prior to the COVID-19 public health emergency to temporarily maintain eligibility for such prog...
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2021-03-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB682IntroA bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish a vaccine for COVID-19 to certain individuals who are not enrolled in the patient enrollment system of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2021-03-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB681IntroA bill to report data on COVID-19 immigration detention facilities and local correctional facilities that contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB142IntroEstablishes additional requirements that certain hospitals must meet in order to participate in Medicare. Specifically, as a condition of Medicare participation, hospitals and critical access hospitals that provide neonatal or infant care must have a...
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2021-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB512IntroA bill to require the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to collect and report certain data concerning COVID-19.
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2021-03-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1349IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the conversion of certain accelerated and advance payments to grants under parts A and B of the Medicare program.
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2021-03-01
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H873)
USHB1406IntroRequires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to analyze the impact of expanded Medicare telehealth services that were authorized through emergency waivers related to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. In developing ...
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2021-02-27
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1370IntroTo require the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to collect and report certain data concerning COVID-19.
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2021-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1400IntroTo establish and support public awareness campaigns to address COVID-19-related health disparities and promote vaccination.
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2021-02-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1331IntroRequires states and other jurisdictions that receive certain block grants for community mental health services and substance abuse prevention and treatment to report on services and outreach provided through those grants to members of racial and ethn...
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2021-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB465IntroA bill to establish and support public awareness campaigns to address COVID-19-related health disparities and promote vaccination.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB467IntroRequires the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to hospitals to improve their capacity to identify patients in emergency departments who are at risk of suicide and connect those patients with mental health treatments and services...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1306IntroTo establish the Commission on the Coronavirus Pandemic in the United States.
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2021-02-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1324IntroRequires the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to hospitals to improve their capacity to identify patients in emergency departments who are at risk of suicide and connect those patients with mental health treatments and services...
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2021-02-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB411IntroA bill to improve Federal efforts with respect to the prevention of maternal mortality, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB412IntroA bill to establish the Commission on the Coronavirus Pandemic in the United States.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1309IntroProvides for inpatient and outpatient treatment of eating disorders under TRICARE for dependents of members of the uniformed services. Dependents are eligible for such care regardless of (1) their age, except with respect to residential service; and ...
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2021-02-24
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB372IntroDirects the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with a nonfederal organization to conduct a quality management review of hospital care or medical services furnished by each Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provider whose license was t...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB380IntroModifies the requirements for health savings accounts (HSAs) to rename high deductible health plans as HSA-qualified health plans; allow spouses who have both attained age 55 to make catch-up contributions to the same HSA; make Medicare Part A (hospi...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1166IntroAllows an individual to opt out of Medicare hospital services benefits without also having to opt out of Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance benefits and without having to repay Medicare hospital services benefits already received. The bill ...
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2021-02-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB182IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to evaluate VA programs that furnish hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care to ensure that the most intensively used specialized care programs are maintained as centers of excellence. T...
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2021-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB234IntroEntitles certain veterans who served in the armed forces of the Republic of Korea to hospital and domiciliary care and medical services through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill entitles those veterans who served in the ...
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2021-02-17
[Hearing: Apr 15 @ 10:00 am]
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB310IntroIncludes within the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), certain rural hospitals or hospitals serving low-income patients that are designated as critical care h...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB976IntroRetroactively requires states and other jurisdictions to report specified COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a condition of receiving certain COVID-19 funding. The bill also requires th...
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2021-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB311IntroMakes certain full-time health care practitioners eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Specifically, the bill extends program eligibility to health care practitioners who work at a nonprofit or public hospital or facility but are...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1001IntroTo amend the Community Mental Health Service Block Grant to authorize a set-aside for crisis care services, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB900IntroCompensates specified essential workers who die or are hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) or related complications. Specifically, the bill provides death benefits to survivors of essential workers equal to the amoun...
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2021-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB275IntroAllows an individual to opt out of Medicare hospital services benefits without also having to opt out of Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance benefits and without having to repay Medicare hospital services benefits already received. The bill ...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB67IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to report on the deaths of covered veterans who died by suicide during the last five years, regardless of whether informat...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB112IntroExpands the availability of care for veterans at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities and non-VA facilities. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to furnish hospital care, medical services, and extended care services via providers under t...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB219IntroIncreases the amount of specified Department of Veterans Affairs benefit payments for veterans (or their survivors) who require aid at home or are in nursing homes. Specifically, the bill increases such benefits by 25% until 60 days after the end of ...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB789IntroIncreases the amount of specified Department of Veterans Affairs benefit payments for veterans (or their survivors) who require aid at home or are in nursing homes. Specifically, the bill increases such benefits by 25% until 60 days after the end of ...
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2021-02-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB194IntroProvides for inpatient and outpatient treatment of eating disorders under TRICARE for dependents of members of the uniformed services. Dependents are eligible for such care regardless of their age, except with respect to residential service. The bill...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB206IntroExpands the scope of advance directive policies and related disclosures for providers under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Specifically, providers (e.g., hospitals, hospice programs, and home health care providers) must ...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR65IntroThis resolution recognizes the service of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs), including during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, and encourages participation in National CRNA Week.
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB366IntroTo amend title XI of the Social Security Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to waive or modify application of Medicare requirements with respect to telehealth services during any emergency period, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR80IntroThis resolution recognizes the service of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and encourages participation in National CRNA Week.
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2021-02-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB489IntroLimits the scope of guidance issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the secondary road criteria for Medicare critical access hospitals (CAHs). Currently, in order to qualify as a CAH under Medicare, a hospital must eit...
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2021-01-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
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