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USHB5590EngrossOpioid Addiction Action Plan Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop an action plan to provide recommendations on changes to the Medicare and Medicaid programs to enhance: (1) the treatment and prevention ...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5723EngrossExpanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018 This bill requires the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to report to Congress on: (1) how Medicare pays for opioid and non-opioid pain management treatments in inpatient and outpat...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5796EngrossREACH OUT Act of 2018 Responsible Education Achieves Care and Healthy Outcomes for Users' Treatment Act of 2018 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to award grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements to qualifying organi...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5605EngrossAdvancing High Quality Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Medicare Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to carry out a demonstration program to: (1) increase access of opioid use disorder treatment services for...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5773EngrossPASS Act of 2018 Preventing Addiction for Susceptible Seniors Act of 2018 This bill alters several requirements under the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Specifically, the bill: (1) requires prescription drug plan sponsors to establish drug manag...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6IntroSUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act
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2018-06-19
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 949 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6, H.R. 5797 and H.R. 6082. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6 and H.R.5797 under structured rules; and provides for consideration of H.R. 6082 under a closed rule. Additionally, the rule directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 6, add the text of H.R. 2851, H.R. 5735, and H.R. 5797 as passed by the House as a new matter at the end of H.R. 6.
USHB3331EngrossTo amend title XI of the Social Security Act to promote testing of incentive payments for behavioral health providers for adoption and use of certified electronic health record technology. This bill specifies that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid...
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2018-06-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5685EngrossMedicare Opioid Safety Education Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide Medicare beneficiaries with educational resources regarding opioid use and pain management, as well as descriptions of co...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5582EngrossAbuse Deterrent Access Act of 2018
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2018-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5804IntroPost-Surgical Injections as an Opioid Alternative Act
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2018-06-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 585.
USHB5809IntroPostoperative Opioid Prevention Act of 2018
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2018-06-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 586.
USHB3528IntroEvery Prescription Conveyed Securely Act
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 582.
USHB5675IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require prescription drug plan sponsors under the Medicare program to establish drug management programs for at-risk beneficiaries. This bill requires Medicare prescription drug plan (PDP) sponsors, ...
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 577.
USHB5798IntroOpioid Screening and Chronic Pain Management Alternatives for Seniors Act
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 573.
USHB5808IntroMedicaid Pharmaceutical Home Act of 2018
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 561.
USHB4841IntroStandardizing Electronic Prior Authorization for Safe Prescribing Act of 2018
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 581.
USHB5603IntroAccess to Telehealth Services for Opioid Use Disorders Act
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 579.
USHB5684IntroProtecting Seniors From Opioid Abuse Act This bill establishes individuals who are identified as at-risk beneficiaries for prescription drug abuse as qualifying participants in medication therapy management programs under the Medicare prescription dr...
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 576.
USHB5715IntroStrengthening Partnerships to Prevent Opioid Abuse Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a secure online portal to allow: (1) data sharing among the CMS, Medicare prescription drug benefit plans, and M...
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2018-06-12
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 115-737, Part I.
USHB5716IntroCOMPASS Act Commit to Opioid Medical Prescriber Accountability and Safety for Seniors Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to identify outlier prescribers of opioids under the Medicare prescription drug benefit an...
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 574.
USSB2908IntroA bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for electronic prior authorization under Medicare part D for covered part D drugs, and for other purposes.
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2018-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2905IntroStrengthening Partnerships to Prevent Opioid Abuse Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1017, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USSB1732EngrossImproving Access to Behavioral Health Information Technology Act This bill amends title XI (General Provisions) of the Social Security Act to specify that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation may test models to provide incentive payments t...
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2018-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5674IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 This bill consolidates Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, revises other VA health care programs and facilities ...
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 516.
USSB2769IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide for an action plan on recommendations for changes under Medicare and Medicaid to prevent opioids addictions and enhance access to medication-assisted treatment, and for other pur...
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2018-04-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2704IntroMedicare Beneficiary Opioid Addiction Treatment Act
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2018-04-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2707IntroInforming Seniors about Opioids Act of 2018 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide Medicare beneficiaries with educational resources regarding opioid use, pain management, and alternative pain-management treatments...
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2018-04-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR812IntroSupporting quality of life for prostate cancer patients.
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2018-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
USHB756IntroPostal Service Reform Act of 2017 TITLE I--POSTAL SERVICE BENEFITS REFORM This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish a Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to offer ...
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2018-03-20
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Garrett asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 756, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Chaffetz, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5223IntroHealth Care Workplace Violence Prevention Act
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2018-03-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB2523IntroColorectal Cancer Detection Act of 2018 This bill provides for Medicare coverage and payment, subject to specified frequency limits, of certain colorectal cancer screening blood-based tests.
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2018-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB676IntroExpanded & Improved Medicare For All Act This bill 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 primar...
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2018-03-07
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Ellison asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 676, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USSB2193IntroCaring for our Veterans Act of 2017
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2018-03-07
By Senator Isakson from Committee on Veterans' Affairs filed written report. Report No. 115-212.
USHB5080IntroCOMBAT Act of 2018 Comprehensive Opioid Management and Bundled Addiction Treatment Act of 2018
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2018-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5083IntroExpanding Access to Evidence-Based Opioid Treatment for Seniors Act of 2018 This bill extends Medicare coverage to opioid-use disorder treatment services and programs.
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2018-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB2460IntroEvery Prescription Conveyed Securely Act
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2018-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act DIVISION A--HONORING HOMETOWN HEROES ACT Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (Sec. 10102) This division authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia t...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB3759PassRAISE Family Caregivers Act Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage Family Caregivers Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and make publicly available a National Family Caregiving...
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2018-01-22
Became Public Law No: 115-119.
USHB4701IntroCARES Act of 2017 Creating Access to Rehabilitation for Every Senior Act of 2017
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2018-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3168IntroSNP Reauthorization Act of 2017 Special Needs Plans Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill allows a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan, until 2024, to restrict plan enrollment to certain special-needs individuals, provided that the plan meets speci...
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2017-12-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 353.
USHB2465IntroSteve Gleason Enduring Voices Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to make permanent the elimination of a specified payment cap under the Medicare program with respect to speech generating devices.
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2017-12-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 348.
USHJR124IntroCHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act Community Health And Medical Professionals Improve Our Nation Act of 2017 Continuing Community Health And Medical Professional Programs to Improve Our Nation, Increase National Gains, and Help Ensure Access for Little One...
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2017-12-13
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB2214IntroMedicare Patient Access to Hospice Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow physician assistants to provide hospice care under Medicare.
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2017-12-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4520IntroTo provide for the extension of the enforcement instruction on supervision requirements for outpatient therapeutic services in critical access and small rural hospitals through 2017. This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to c...
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2017-12-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4552IntroAdvancing 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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2017-12-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB2212IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2017-12-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill specifies that, under Medicare, telehealth services include telehealth-eligible stroke services provided to an individual soon after the onset of acute-stroke sy...
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 328.
USHB2557IntroProstate Cancer Misdiagnosis Elimination Act of 2017 This bill provides for Medicare coverage of a DNA Specimen Provenance Assay clinical diagnostic laboratory test following a positive prostate cancer biopsy.
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 331.
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