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USHB3IntroElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. In particular, the bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate prices ...
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2019-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1309EngrossWorkplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational s...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5201IntroTelemental Health Expansion Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2892IntroOpioid Workforce Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2860IntroPatient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2019
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2019-11-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2842IntroIncreasing Access to Quality Cardiac Rehabilitation Care Act of 2019
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2019-11-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2772IntroMedicare Mental Health Access Act This bill expands the definition of "physician," for purposes of the Medicare program, to include a clinical psychologist with respect to the furnishing of qualified psychologist services.
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2019-11-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2740EngrossLabor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 ...
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2019-10-31
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the third cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2740 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 342) entered in Senate.
USHB1781EngrossPayment Commission Data Act of 2019 This bill allows certain payment information relating to covered drugs under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicaid to be disclosed to additional entities. Specifically, certain subsidy and rebate info...
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2019-10-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2633IntroA bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage for wigs as durable medical equipment under the Medicare program, and for other purposes. This bill includes medically necessary cranial prostheses (e.g., wigs) as covered dur...
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2019-10-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4699IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to remove the matching requirement for a territory to use specially allocated Federal funds for Medicare covered part D drugs for low-income individuals. This bill establishes a Federal Medical Assistance...
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2019-10-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4583IntroMedicare Extra Rx HELP Act of 2019 Medicare Extra Rx Higher Eligibility Limits in Part D Act of 2019
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2019-10-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4378PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 continuing appropriations to federal agencies through November 21, 2019. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a government shutdown th...
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2019-09-27
Became Public Law No: 116-59. (TXT | PDF)
USHB275IntroMedicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefit....
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB448IntroMedicare Drug Price Negotiation Act This bill makes a series of changes relating to the prices of prescription drugs under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage (MA) prescription drug plans (PDPs). Under current law, the Cente...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1046IntroMedicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefi...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4453IntroProtecting Seniors from Health Care Fraud Act of 2019
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2019-09-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4411IntroIron Dome Reinforcement Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR63IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should take action to ensure that home infusion therapy services are accessible to all Medicare beneficiaries.
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2019-09-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4350IntroAmbulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2019
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2019-09-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4363IntroCommission on Americans Living Abroad Act of 2019
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2019-09-17
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR532IntroProposing a strategy to make Medicare available to all Americans.
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2019-08-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4195IntroTerritories Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance Equality Act of 2019
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2019-08-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3815IntroPrEP Access and Coverage Act
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2019-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4178IntroREFUND Act of 2019 Recovering Excessive Funds for Unused and Needless Drugs Act of 2019
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2019-08-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4129IntroMedicare Demonstration of Coverage for Low Vision Devices Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4063IntroMedicare Adult Day Services Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4013IntroTelehealth Innovation and Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR55IntroExpressing the sense of Congress on the need to inform American consumers with more balanced purchasing information for prescription drugs through the disclosure of price information in direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertisements.
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2019-07-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2246IntroAllergy Testing Access Act of 2019
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2019-07-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3911IntroIncreasing Access to Quality Cardiac Rehabilitation Care Act of 2019
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2019-07-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3910IntroEquality in Medicare and Medicaid Treatment Act of 2019
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2019-07-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3835IntroCancer Care Planning and Communications Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3772IntroMedicare Diagnostic Radiopharmaceutical Payment Equity Act of 2019
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2019-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3760IntroDomestic Workers Bill of Rights Act
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2019-07-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3644IntroIndependence at Home Demonstration Act of 2019
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2019-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3654IntroChiropractic Medicare Coverage Modernization Act of 2019
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2019-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2051IntroStrengthening Average Sales Price Reporting Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3584IntroLAB Act Laboratory Access for Beneficiaries Act
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2019-06-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3534IntroUSPSTF Transparency and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-06-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1989IntroPAID Act Provide Accurate Information Directly Act
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2019-06-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2922IntroRespond NOW Act Respond to the Needs in the Opioid War Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3414IntroOpioid Workforce Act of 2019 This bill increases the number of residency positions eligible for graduate medical education payments under Medicare for hospitals that have addiction or pain medicine programs, with an aggregate increase of 1,000 positi...
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2019-06-26
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 12.
USHB3436IntroChronic Care Management Improvement Act
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2019-06-26
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 14.
USHB3429IntroHEARTS and Rural Relief Act
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2019-06-26
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHB3461IntroCommunity-Based Independence for Seniors Act of 2019 This bill establishes a Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan demonstration program through which up to five eligible Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations shall provide home and communi...
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2019-06-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3431IntroTo provide for the extension of the enforcement instruction on supervision requirements for outpatient therapeutic services in critical access and small rural hospitals through 2021.
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2019-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3433IntroASC Payment Transparency Act of 2019 Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Transparency Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to specify the criteria used to exclude certain procedures from the list of covered surgi...
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2019-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3430IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend funding for quality measure endorsement, input, and selection under the Medicare program.
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2019-06-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3416IntroHEARTS and Rural Relief Act
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2019-06-24
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel
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