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USSB4318IntroAmerican Workers, Families, and Employers Assistance Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB4216IntroKEEP Telehealth Options Act of 2020 Knowing the Efficiency and Efficacy of Permanent Telehealth Options Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on the a...
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2020-07-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2477IntroBENES Act of 2019 Beneficiary Enrollment Notification and Eligibility Simplification Act of 2019
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5201IntroTelemental Health Expansion Act of 2019
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2020-07-15
Subcommittee on Health Discharged.
USHB5534IntroComprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2019 This bill indefinitely extends Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant recipients for individuals who do not have other coverage. Unde...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7614IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bi...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USHB6906IntroHealth Care Emergency Guarantee Act
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7499IntroSocial Security COVID Correction and Equity Act
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4198IntroAffordable Coronavirus Testing Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4182IntroEmergency Support for Nursing Homes and Elder Justice Reform Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4199IntroPrescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB945IntroMental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019 This bill provides for coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare. It also excludes such services from the skilled nursing facility prospective p...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB884IntroMedicare 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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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7338IntroAdvancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-06-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4088IntroEnsuring Access to Primary Care for Women & Children Act
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2020-06-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7323IntroMedicare Mental Health Inpatient Equity Act of 2019 This bill removes the 190-day lifetime limit on inpatient psychiatric hospital services under Medicare.
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2020-06-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7292IntroThe COVID-19 Hospital and Health Provider Loan Forgiveness Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7254IntroInfection Control Training and Support Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to ensure that, during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), at least one of its contracts...
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2020-06-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7233IntroKEEP Telehealth Options Act of 2020 Knowing the Efficiency and Efficacy of Permanent Telehealth Options Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on the a...
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2020-06-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3998IntroImproving Telehealth for Underserved Communities Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7154IntroOutpatient Therapy Modernization and Stabilization Act
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2020-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7168IntroCreating Capacity for Communities in Need Act This bill provides for an exception, during the national emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), to provisions under the Stark law (i.e., the Physician Self-Referral Law) that pro...
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2020-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3548IntroCARES Act Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act This bill addresses economic impacts of, and otherwise responds to, the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The bill authorizes emergency loans to distressed businesses, including air carriers...
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2020-06-03
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB7078IntroEDOT Act of 2020 Evaluating Disparities and Outcomes of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Emergency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to report on the effects of changes that were made during the public he...
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2020-06-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7062IntroAffordable Insulin for the COVID-19 Emergency Act This bill eliminates cost-sharing under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage for insulin and associated medical supplies during the public health emergency relating to COVID-1...
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2020-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7004IntroSave Our Rural Health Providers Act This bill requires a specific portion of the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund to be allocated to rural health care providers responding to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, th...
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6972IntroNursing Home COVID-19 Protection and Prevention Act of 2020 This bill establishes several programs and requirements to address the outbreak of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in skilled nursing facilities, nursing facilities, intermediate c...
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6971IntroMedical Nutrition Therapy Act of 2020 This bill expands Medicare coverage of medical nutrition therapy services. Currently, Medicare covers such services for individuals with diabetes or kidney disease under certain circumstances; such services must ...
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3823IntroSave Our Rural Health Providers Act This bill requires a specific portion of the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund to be allocated to rural health care providers responding to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, th...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3790IntroHealth Care Emergency Guarantee Act
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2020-05-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6951IntroCOVID-19 Recovery for Seniors and People with Disabilities Act of 2020
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2020-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB3768IntroNursing Home COVID-19 Protection and Prevention Act of 2020 This bill establishes several programs and requirements to address the outbreak of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in skilled nursing facilities, nursing facilities, intermediate c...
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2020-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6905IntroFIRST COVID-19 Care Delivery Act of 2020 Federal Implementation of Recruiting, Staffing, and Triage for COVID-19 Care Delivery Act of 2020 This bill contains provisions to increase the number of health care professionals during an emergency period, i...
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2020-05-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3740IntroCOVID-19 Recovery for Seniors and People with Disabilities Act of 2020
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2020-05-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3750IntroMedicare Accelerated and Advance Payments Improvement Act This bill establishes and otherwise modifies requirements for the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Program during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus di...
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2020-05-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6855IntroFacilitating Virtual Visitation for Nursing Home Residents Act of 2020 This bill provides statutory authority for certain requirements with respect to the rights of residents in Medicare skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). Specifically, the bill requi...
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2020-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6857IntroCOHORT Act of 2020 COVID-19-Only Homes Organized for Resident Treatment Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a program in which Medicare skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) may elect to be desig...
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2020-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6837IntroMedicare Accelerated and Advance Payments Improvement Act of 2020 This bill establishes and otherwise modifies requirements for the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Program during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., corona...
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2020-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6739IntroEnsuring Seniors' Access to COVID Treatments Act This bill requires prescription drug plans under Medicare and Medicare Advantage to cover drugs that are approved to treat COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) without cost-sharing during the publ...
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2020-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6792IntroImproving Telehealth for Underserved Communities Act of 2020
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2020-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3657IntroMedical Nutrition Equity Act of 2020 This bill expands coverage under Medicare, Medicaid, other specified federal health care programs, and private health insurance to include foods, vitamins, and individual amino acids that are medically necessary f...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3644IntroQuality Care for Nursing Home Residents and Workers During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill modifies several requirements for Medicare skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and Medicaid nursing facilities (NFs) during the public health emergency relating t...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3631IntroRelief for Rural Providers During Emergencies Act This bill waives several requirements and establishes certain minimum funding for rural health care providers during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). ...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6698IntroQuality Care for Nursing Home Residents and Workers During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill modifies several requirements for Medicare skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and Medicaid nursing facilities (NFs) during the public health emergency relating t...
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2020-05-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6727IntroTo hold Medicare beneficiaries harmless for specified COVID-19 treatment services furnished under part A or part B of the Medicare program. This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to pay any required cost-sharing amounts...
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2020-05-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6693IntroCritical Access Hospital Expansion Act of 2020 This bill allows states to certify additional hospitals as necessary providers of services that may qualify as critical access hospitals (CAHs) under Medicare. Currently, a hospital must have been certif...
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2020-05-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6649IntroLower Drug Costs for Seniors During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to establish a process for prescription drug plans under Medicare and Medicare Advantage to allow enrollees to make coinsurance p...
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2020-05-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6654IntroEmergency COVID Telehealth Response Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to allow, when exercising its waiver authority, the following providers to furnish telehealth services under Medicare during the public heal...
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2020-05-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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