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USHB3076Intro
25%
Addresses the finances and operations of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The bill requires the Office of Personnel Management to establish the Postal Service Health Benefits Program for USPS employees and retirees and provides for coordinated enrollm...
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2021-12-03
House Committee on Ways and Means Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Jan. 21, 2022.
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USHB5829Intro
25%
To prohibit federally funded COVID-19 vaccine mandates, and for other purposes.
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2021-11-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5753Intro
25%
To assist in the transition of a certain hospital to a Medicare rural emergency hospital, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB3085Intro
25%
A bill to assist in the transition of a certain hospital to a Medicare rural emergency hospital, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5745Intro
25%
To clarify Medicare coverage for COVID-19 testing and to provide support for cellular immune response research for COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5742Intro
25%
To prohibit discrimination in health care and require the provision of equitable health care, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3073Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit discrimination in health care and require the provision of equitable health care, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3062Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Labor for the Employment and Training Administration, the Employee Benef...
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2021-10-25
To Senate Appropriations Committee
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
USHB2234Intro
25%
Requires federal health care programs to provide coverage for abortion services and requires federal facilities to provide access to those services. The bill also permits qualified health plans to use funds attributable to premium tax credits and red...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB5612Intro
25%
Excludes certain adjustments to payments for physician services under Medicare from budget neutrality requirements in FY2022. The bill also rescinds $10 billion of unobligated funds from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund.
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2021-10-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5627Intro
25%
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to prohibit certain vaccine mandates as conditions of participation under the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
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2021-10-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2999Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services, any officer or employee of the Department of Health and Human Services, and States from requiring COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of eligibility for benefits or assistance under the M...
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2021-10-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5563Intro
25%
Allows Medicare-eligible individuals who are age 65 or older to contribute to health savings accounts if their entitlement to Medicare benefits is limited to hospital insurance benefits under Medicare Part A.
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2021-10-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5514Intro
25%
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve extended care services by providing Medicare beneficiaries with an option for cost effective home-based extended care under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5305PassProvides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through ...
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2021-09-30
Became Public Law No: 117-43. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5450Intro
25%
To prohibit the use of Federal funds to implement or enforce a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5360Intro
25%
To nullify certain executive orders regarding COVID-19 vaccine mandates and to prohibit the Secretary of Labor from issuing a rule mandating vaccination against COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2789Intro
25%
Provides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through ...
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2021-09-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 135.
USSB2777Intro
25%
Allows the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to adjust the federal per diem payment rate for Medicare skilled nursing facilities in Alaska or Hawaii to reflect the unique circumstances of such facilities.
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2021-09-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2769Intro
25%
Adds podiatrists as covered physicians under the Medicaid program. Additionally, the bill revises certain documentation requirements related to Medicare coverage of therapeutic shoes for individuals with diabetes. Finally, the bill subjects payments ...
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2021-09-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5312Intro
25%
Allows the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to adjust the federal per diem payment rate for Medicare skilled nursing facilities in Alaska or Hawaii to reflect the unique circumstances of such facilities.
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2021-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5304Intro
25%
Provides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, suspends the debt limit, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to ...
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2021-09-21
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB5260Intro
25%
To amend titles XI, XVIII, and XIX of the Social Security Act to lower prescription drug prices in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, to improve transparency related to pharmaceutical prices and transactions, to lower patients' out-of-pocket costs, ...
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2021-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR633Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
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2021-09-10
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5237Intro
25%
To amend titles XI, XVIII, and XIX of the Social Security Act to lower prescription drug prices in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, to improve transparency related to pharmaceutical prices and transactions, to lower patients' out-of-pocket costs, ...
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2021-09-10
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4670Intro
25%
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage and payment for certain tests and assistive telehealth consultations, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-08
To House Technology Modernization Subcommittee
USHB5169Intro
25%
To improve care furnished and to support the workforce in skilled nursing facilities under the Medicare program and in nursing facilities under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-03
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSCR14Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2022, sets forth budgetary levels for FY2023-FY2031, and provides reconciliation instructions for legislation that increases the deficit. The resolution ...
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2021-08-24
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 601, S. Con. Res. 14 is considered passed House. (text: CR H4372-4384)
USHB5099Intro
25%
Transfers certain programs that provide Medicare premium and cost-sharing assistance for low-income individuals from Medicaid to Medicare. Specifically, the bill establishes a program under Medicare to assist low-income Medicare beneficiaries with pr...
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2021-08-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5007Intro
25%
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require providers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine upon full approval by the Food & Drug Administration unless an exception applies, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2694Intro
25%
A bill to improve care furnished and to support the workforce in skilled nursing facilities under the Medicare program and in nursing facilities under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2641Intro
25%
Provides for Medicare coverage of services that are furnished by a certified radiologist assistant under the supervision of a radiologist. Payment must be made to the supervising radiologist.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4502Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Labor for the Employment and Training Administration, the Employee Benef...
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2021-08-03
Received in the Senate.
USSB2569Intro
25%
A bill to enhance the rights of domestic workers, and for other purposes
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2021-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4826Intro
25%
To enhance the rights of domestic workers, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2562Intro
25%
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve extended care services by providing Medicare beneficiaries with an option for cost effective home-based extended care under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4770Intro
25%
To study the effects of changes to telehealth under the Medicare and Medicaid programs during the COVID-19 emergency.
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2021-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2411Intro
25%
A bill to prevent surprise medical bills with respect to COVID-19 testing.
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2021-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1978Intro
25%
Specifies that certain deductible, coinsurance, initial coverage limit, and cost-sharing requirements that apply under the Medicare prescription drug benefit shall not apply with respect to vaccines that are recommended by the Advisory Committee on I...
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2021-07-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2461Intro
25%
Directs the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study issues related to health insurance and other coverage for assistive technologies, such as prosthetic devices and custom orthoses, for those who experience amputations or live with a limb dif...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2829Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to set maximum prices for prescription drugs under specified federal health programs. Specifically, HHS must establish reference prices based on certain factors, including drug prices in list...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
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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2021-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4347Intro
25%
To ensure appropriate access to remote physiologic monitoring services furnished under the Medicare program.
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2021-07-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3733Intro
25%
Requires skilled nursing facilities, nursing facilities, intermediate care facilities for the intellectually disabled, and nearby inpatient rehabilitation facilities to establish an essential caregivers program during a public health emergency. Under...
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2021-06-29
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3301-3304)
USHR494Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month. Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder than can lead to pain, anemia, infections, and stroke.
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2021-06-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4040Intro
25%
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend telehealth flexibilities under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2149Intro
25%
Provides for Medicare coverage and payment, subject to specified frequency limits, of certain colorectal cancer screening blood-based tests.
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2021-06-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2111Intro
25%
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the waiver of certain telehealth requirements to permit reimbursement for audio-only telehealth services under the Medicare program during emergency declarations.
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2021-06-17
To Senate Finance Committee
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