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USHB2422EngrossAction for Dental Health Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize oral health promotion and disease prevention programs through FY2022. The Department of Health and Human Services may award grants or enter in...
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2018-10-12
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2465IntroSickle Cell Disease and Other Heritable Blood Disorders Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2018
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2018-10-12
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB3834Engross9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor Act of 2017 This bill makes eligible for the 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor a public safety officer who: (1) participated in the response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001; and (2) died because of such participatio...
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2018-10-12
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2553PassKnow the Lowest Price Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits a prescription drug plan under Medicare or Medicare Advantage from restricting a pharmacy from informing an enrollee of any difference between the price, copayment, or coinsurance of a dr...
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2018-10-10
Became Public Law No: 115-262.
USSB2554PassPatient Right to Know Drug Prices Act
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2018-10-10
Became Public Law No: 115-263.
USSJR63IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Labor, and Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to "Short-Term,...
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2018-10-10
Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 50. Record Vote Number: 226.
USSR670IntroA resolution recognizing the tenth anniversary of the enactment of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008.
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2018-10-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6EngrossSUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act This bill makes several changes to state Medicaid programs to address opioid and substance use dis...
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2018-10-04
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR669IntroA resolution supporting the designation of September 2018 as "National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month".
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2018-10-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6546; text: CR S6545)
USSB3545IntroHome Health Payment Innovation Act of 2018
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2018-10-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USSCR49EngrossA concurrent resolution providing for a correction in the enrollment of S. 2553.
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2018-10-02
Without objection, the Chair laid before the House S.Con.Res. 49. The concurrent resolution was agreed to and the motion to reconsider was laid on the table. (consideration: CR H9412; text: CR H9412)
USHR1114IntroExpressing support for designation of the week of October 7, 2018, through October 13, 2018, as "Latex Allergy Awareness Week".
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2018-10-02
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6495IntroMarijuana Data Collection Act
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2018-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB6886EngrossHEARTS Act of 2018 Health Equity and Access for Returning Troops and Servicemembers Act of 2018
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2018-10-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR1103IntroExpressing support for designation of July as National Sarcoma Awareness Month.
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2018-09-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR1106IntroSupporting the designation of October 6, 2018, as National Ostomy Awareness Day.
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2018-09-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR661IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2018 as "Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month" in order to educate communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection methods, effe...
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2018-09-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6398; text: CR S6389-6390)
USHB7001IntroCAPS for Prescriptions Act Capped Allowable Payments from Seniors for Prescriptions Act
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2018-09-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6986IntroNursing Home Workforce Quality Act
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2018-09-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1096IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the integrity of Medicare should be preserved by maintaining the current eligibility age of 65. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the House has a duty to maintain, stren...
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2018-09-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1095IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2018 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Expresses support for the designation of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
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2018-09-27
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR1089IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a replacement for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act should have certain features.
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2018-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR659IntroA resolution designating September 2018 as "National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month".
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2018-09-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3521IntroScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2018-09-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6931IntroScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2018-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6948IntroMedicare Diagnostic Radiopharmaceutical Payment Equity Act of 2018
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2018-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6958IntroDrug Price Transparency Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to report on the feasibility of basing payment rates for prescription drugs under Medicare and Medicare Advantage on the average price of such drugs in countr...
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2018-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6932IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve home health payment reforms under the Medicare program.
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2018-09-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6378EngrossPandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018
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2018-09-26
Received in the Senate.
USSR625IntroA resolution designating the week beginning September 9, 2018, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week". Designates the week beginning September 9, 2018, as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week. Commends direct su...
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2018-09-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 9/12/2018 S6146-6146)
USHR1086IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of September as "Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month", in recognition of the costs imposed by rheumatic diseases, the need for increased medical research, and the quality care provided by trained rheumato...
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2018-09-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6898IntroMaintaining Protections for Patients with Preexisting Conditions Act of 2018
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2018-09-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR648IntroA resolution designating September 2018 as "Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month".
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2018-09-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6311; text: CR S6308)
USSB3489IntroEDU Act of 2018 Education for Disposal of Unused Opioids Act of 2018 This bill requires Medicare medication therapy management programs and Medicare Advantage in-home health risk assessments to include information about the safe disposal of prescript...
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2018-09-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR645IntroA resolution designating September 2018 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2018-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6281; text: CR H6280)
USHR1072IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2018 as "Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month". Expresses support for the designation of Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month. (Pulmonary fibrosis is scarring of the lungs that causes breathing problems...
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2018-09-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6855IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to codify and permanently extend the Medicare hospital wage index imputed rural floor.
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2018-09-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6857IntroNational Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-09-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5385PassDr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-09-18
Became Public Law No: 115-241.
USSR638IntroA resolution designating September 22, 2018, as "National Falls Prevention Awareness Day" to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of falls among older adults. Designates September 22, 2018, as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Recogniz...
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2018-09-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6259; text: CR S6235)
USSB3465IntroCT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act of 2018 This bill alters Medicare requirements in order to: (1) provide Medicare coverage for screening computed tomography colonography (CTC) as a colorectal cancer screening test, and (2) exclude ...
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2018-09-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3029EngrossPREEMIE Reauthorization Act of 2018 Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-09-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6561EngrossComprehensive Care for Seniors Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to issue a final rule based on the provisions of a proposed rule regarding Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6662EngrossEmpowering Seniors' Enrollment Decision Act of 2018 This bill provides statutory authority for the extension of a special enrollment period under Medicare Advantage (MA) to enrollees in certain Medicare Cost plans that are not transitioning into qual...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6690EngrossFighting Fraud to Protect Care for Seniors Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a pilot program that evaluates the feasibility of using smart card technology to address Medicare fraud...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3635EngrossLocal Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2018 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise the process by which Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) issue and reconsider local coverage determinations (LC...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6837IntroCommission on Sustaining Medicare and Social Security Act of 2018
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2018-09-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6836IntroCLINICAL TREATMENT Act Covering Life-saving Investigations Needed in Cancer and Other Life-threatening Conditions through Timely use of Resources for Easy and Affordable Treatment from Medicaid for Enrollees in Need Today Act
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2018-09-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5306IntroEMPOWER Care Act Ensuring Medicaid Provides Opportunities for Widespread Equity, Resources, and Care Act
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHCR136IntroExpressing the sense of Congress on the need to improve and expand training for future physicians on properly treating pain and prescribing opioids, and for other purposes. Expresses the sense of Congress that medical students and practitioners shoul...
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2018-09-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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