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USSB4170Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize programs for mental health, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1916Engross
50%
Requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment of congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and items. Coverage must include services and items that functionally improve, repair, or restore any ...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3749Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance compliance with hospital price transparency requirements, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3726Intro
25%
A bill to address research on, and improve access to, supportive services for individuals with long COVID.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3541Engross
50%
Updates policies and procedures related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care and benefits for veterans who have been exposed to toxic substances. Specifically, the bill extends the eligibility period for VA hospital care, medical servic...
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2022-02-18
Held at the desk.
USHB6659Intro
25%
Updates policies and procedures related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care and benefits for veterans who have been exposed to toxic substances. Specifically, the bill extends the eligibility period for VA hospital care, medical servic...
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2022-02-09
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3603Intro
25%
A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to improve the ability of veterans to access medical care in medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs and in the community by providing veterans the abili...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3581Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to report within 30 days of the bill's enactment to Congress concerning natural immunity to COVID-19. In particular, the report must compare certain outcomes for individuals who recovered from a CO...
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2022-02-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR886Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the service of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs), including during the COVID-19 pandemic, and encourages participation in National CRNA Week.
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2022-01-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6400Intro
25%
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for enhanced payments to rural health care providers under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6000Intro
25%
Addresses pandemic preparedness and public health issues, caregiver and patient engagement, drug development, insurance coverage, and biomedical research. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must undertake research and other activities ...
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2022-01-04
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB3293Intro
25%
A bill to expand access of veterans to mental health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB6202Intro
25%
Expands and otherwise modifies coverage of telehealth services under Medicare. Specifically, the bill permanently (1) removes geographic restrictions on originating sites (i.e., the location of the beneficiary), (2) allows the home of the beneficiary...
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2021-12-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR820Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for designating a National Day of Healing and recognizes community violence as a public health crisis.
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2021-11-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6047Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to report within 30 days of the bill's enactment to Congress concerning natural immunity to COVID-19. In particular, the report must compare certain outcomes for individuals who recovered from a CO...
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2021-11-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4626Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to, at least once every 10 years, enter into a contract with a private sector entity or entities to conduct an independent assessment of the hospital care, medical services, and other health care furni...
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2021-11-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3043Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services, in coordination with the Department of Justice, the Department of Labor, and relevant state agencies, to enter into an arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences in order to study the effec...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3373Intro
25%
Requires various actions and programs related to the Oceania region, which includes Fiji, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu. The bill requires the Department of State to take actions in the region to develop a program to strengthen resi...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5753Intro
25%
Requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to continue to allow Harmon Memorial Hospital in Hollis, Oklahoma, to retain its designation as a critical access hospital and to seek designation as a rural emergency hospital under Medicar...
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2021-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB3085Intro
25%
Requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to continue to allow Harmon Memorial Hospital in Hollis, Oklahoma, to retain its designation as a critical access hospital and to seek designation as a rural emergency hospital under Medicar...
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2021-10-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5742Intro
25%
Prohibits discrimination in health care based on race, religion, and other characteristics. It also revises reporting requirements, adds equity-related measures to certain Medicare programs, and makes other changes to reduce health disparities. To en...
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2021-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB3073Intro
25%
Prohibits discrimination in health care based on race, religion, and other characteristics. It also revises reporting requirements, adds equity-related measures to certain Medicare programs, and makes other changes to reduce health disparities. To en...
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2021-10-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1779Intro
25%
Eliminates veterans' copayments for medication, hospital care, and medical services related to preventive health services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The bill expands the definition of preventive health services to include (1) evi...
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB19Intro
25%
Establishes and modifies several programs and requirements to address prescription drug prices. The bill modifies provisions under Medicare and Medicaid relating to prescription drug coverage and price transparency. Among other changes, the bill requ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB4624Intro
25%
Addresses the administration and provision of health care to veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and non-VA providers. First, the bill provides statutory authority for the eligibility thresholds for when a veteran must receive no...
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2021-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5149Intro
25%
Requires the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to study access by underserved populations to general surgeons. Specifically, HRSA must study (1) whether the health professional shortage area designation under the National Health Ser...
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2021-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3452Intro
25%
Eliminates veterans' copayments for medication, hospital care, and medical services related to preventive health services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The bill expands the definition of preventive health services to include (1) evi...
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2021-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB372Intro
25%
Directs 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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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1040Intro
25%
Expands eligibility for Department of Veterans Affairs hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care to include veterans of World War II who are not already covered.
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1863Intro
25%
Addresses the administration and provision of health care to veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and non-VA providers. First, the bill provides statutory authority for the eligibility thresholds for when a veteran must receive no...
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB4387Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to undertake activities to improve maternal health, including in rural areas. Specifically, HHS must award grants for (1) developing best practices to reduce preventable maternal mortality, a...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB2368Intro
25%
Modifies various provisions related to the contracting and provision of privatized military housing. Among other requirements, DOD must establish formal written requirements and guidance for entering into and renewing contracts related to the acquisi...
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2021-07-15
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB4407Intro
25%
Modifies the methodology and application of Medicare Advantage nursing and allied health education payments for hospitals. Specifically, for 2010-2019, the bill eliminates the annual cap on total payments and excludes any resulting increase from fact...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2432Intro
25%
Extends eligibility for hospital, nursing home, and medical services from the Department of Veterans Affairs to veterans who were exposed to burn pits on or after January 1, 1990, while serving in support of a contingency operation. Burn pits are are...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2910Intro
25%
Requires the Center for Innovation for Care and Payment within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement a three-year pilot program to improve the ability of veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system to access hospital care, m...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4043Intro
25%
Provides for Medicare coverage of medical devices that are approved under the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Breakthrough Devices Program. (Under the program, manufacturers work with the FDA to expedite the review and approval of certain medical ...
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2021-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2368Intro
25%
Establishes a presumption of service-connection for certain illnesses related to exposure to airborne hazards or open burn pits and addresses the care available through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for veterans with illnesses they assert t...
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2021-06-22
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USSB2157Intro
25%
Authorizes a grant program for emergency departments to increase access to follow-up psychiatric services for individuals who present for care of acute mental-health episodes. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration may award th...
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2021-06-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2127Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to expand health care, benefits, and resources for veterans with conditions related to exposure to toxic substances. Specifically, the bill expands eligibility for VA hospital care, medical services, a...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USSB2086Intro
25%
Establishes and extends various programs to support infants, children, youth, and families who have experienced, or may experience, trauma. Specifically, the bill allows federal agencies to use specified discretionary funds to implement pilot project...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2713Intro
25%
Alters provisions relating to the treatment of U.S. territories under Medicaid, Medicare, Medicare Advantage, the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, and other federal assistance programs. The bill modifies provisions under several health car...
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2021-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSB2048Intro
25%
Deems an individual receiving outpatient observation services in a hospital as an inpatient for purposes of satisfying the three-day inpatient hospital-stay requirement with respect to Medicare coverage of skilled nursing facility services.
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2021-06-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3806Intro
25%
Alters Medicaid requirements relating to payment for inpatient hospital services that are provided by disproportionate share hospitals (DSHs). (DSHs are hospitals that receive additional payment under Medicaid for treating a large share of low-income...
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2021-06-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2021Intro
25%
Alters Medicaid requirements relating to payment for inpatient hospital services that are provided by disproportionate share hospitals (DSHs). (DSHs are hospitals that receive additional payment under Medicaid for treating a large share of low-income...
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2021-06-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2022Intro
25%
Allows state Medicaid programs to cover whole genome sequencing services for certain individuals. Specifically, states may cover such services for individuals under the age of 21 (or a lower age, if the state chooses) and for former foster youth unde...
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2021-06-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3650Intro
25%
Deems an individual receiving outpatient observation services in a hospital as an inpatient for purposes of satisfying the three-day inpatient hospital-stay requirement with respect to Medicare coverage of skilled nursing facility services.
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2021-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3589Intro
25%
Modifies recoupment provisions under the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Program during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19. The program provides Medicare payments in advance to eligible providers experiencing claims or cash flo...
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2021-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1867Engross
50%
Requires the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to declassify all information relating to potential links between the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the origin of COVID-19. The ODNI shall submit to Congress an unclassified report...
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2021-05-28
Held at the desk.
USSB1893Intro
25%
Allows certain hospitals to receive additional payment under Medicare for full-time equivalent residents who receive training in rural areas. Specifically, hospitals, critical access hospitals, sole community hospitals, and rural emergency hospitals ...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Finance Committee
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