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USSB920PassNational Clinical Care Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) a National Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and make recommendations regarding improvements to the coordination and leve...
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2017-11-02
Became Public Law No: 115-80.
USHR428IntroExpressing support for the designation of "National Eating Disorders Awareness Week" and supporting the goals and ideals to raise awareness and understanding of eating disorders. Recognizes National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Recognizes the rat...
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2017-11-01
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Costello (PA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.Res. 428, a bill originally introduced by Representative Murphy (PA), for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USSB2038IntroFairness for Korean DMZ Veterans Act of 2017
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2017-10-31
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB870EngrossCreating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: extend the Independence at Home demonstration program; modify provisions regardi...
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3823PassDisaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 TITLE I--FEDERAL AVIATION PROGRAMS Sec. 101) This bill reauthorizes for the period October 1, 2017, through March 31, 2018, the airport improvement program. (Sec. 102) The following exp...
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2017-09-29
Became Public Law No: 115-63.
USHB3531IntroDownwinders Compensation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to expand eligibility for restitution relating to atmospheric nuclear testing to individuals who were present, during the periods of testing, in any part of...
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3605IntroFairness for Korean DMZ Veterans Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USSR236IntroA resolution recognizing July 28, 2017, as "World Hepatitis Day 2017". Recognizes July 28, 2017, as World Hepatitis Day 2017. Expresses support for broad access to hepatitis treatments and for raising awareness of the risks and consequences of undiag...
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2017-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3178EngrossMedicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017 TITLE I--IMPROVEMENTS IN PROVISION OF HOME INFUSION THERAPY (Sec. 101) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to temporarily provide for transitional Medicare payment with respect to...
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2017-07-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3124IntroPreventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to extend Medicare coverage for medical nutrition therapy services to beneficiaries with pre-diabetes or risk factors for developing type-2...
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2017-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1533IntroHELLPP Act Helping Ensure Life- and Limb-saving access to Podiatric Physicians Act
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2017-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1299IntroPreventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to extend Medicare coverage for medical nutrition therapy services to beneficiaries with pre-diabetes or risk factors for developing type-2...
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2017-06-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2550IntroMedicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017
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2017-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2556IntroCONNECT for Health Act of 2017 Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies for Health Act of 2017
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2017-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2545IntroSpecial Diabetes Program for Indians Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend through FY2024 funding for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians.
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2017-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR310IntroExpressing support for the designation of May as "National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month". Supports the designation, and the goals and ideals, of National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Calls on the people of the United States, interested groups, a...
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2351IntroMinority Diabetes Initiative Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to allow the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to make grants to public and nonprofit private health care providers to provide treatment for diabetes in minor...
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1045IntroSave Women's Preventive Care Act
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2017-05-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1016IntroCONNECT for Health Act of 2017 Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2017
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2017-05-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR301IntroExpressing support for designation of May 30 as "National Bartter Syndrome Day". Supports the designation of National Bartter Syndrome Day. (Bartter syndrome is caused by genetic defects that affect kidney function. Symptoms include muscle weakness a...
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2017-05-01
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2049IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to extend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Trust Fund until 19 years after this bill's enactment. The trust fund compensates individual...
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB967IntroMedicare Ambulance Access, Fraud Prevention, and Reform Act of 2017
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2017-04-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB963IntroSocial Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act
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2017-04-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1834IntroCancer Care Payment Reform Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish the Oncology Medical Home Demonstration Project, through which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) shall make specia...
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2017-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB747IntroSpecial Diabetes Program for Indians Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend through FY2024 funding for the Special Diabetes Program for Indians.
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2017-03-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1749IntroVET CARE Act of 2017 Veterans Early Treatment for Chronic Ailment Resurgence through Examinations Act of 2017
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2017-03-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1542IntroHELLPP Act Helping Ensure Life- and Limb-Saving Access to Podiatric Physicians Act
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1634IntroEAT for Health Act of 2017 Education and Training for Health Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to issue guidelines to federal agencies to ensure that federal, full time primary care health professionals have co...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1578IntroDonald Payne Sr. Colorectal Cancer Detection Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage and payment, subject to specified frequency limits, of certain colorectal cancer screening bl...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1617IntroPromoting Access to Diabetic Shoes Act This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow a nurse practitioner or physician assistant to fulfill documentation requirements for coverage, under Medicare, of special shoes for di...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1676IntroPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB693IntroPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2017-03-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1298IntroCT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) provide Medicare coverage for screening computed tomography colonography (CTC) as a colorectal cancer screening tes...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1413IntroENRICH Act Expanding Nutrition's Role in Curricula and Healthcare Act This bill requires the Health Resources and Services Administration to establish a program of three-year competitive grants to accredited medical schools for the development or exp...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR205IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to ensuring that women's health care under current law is preserved. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the health care system should continue to provide health i...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSR89IntroA resolution supporting the designation of March 2017 as "National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month". Expresses support for the designation of March 2017 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
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2017-03-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1849; text as passed Senate: CR 3/21/2017 S1897)
USHB1371IntroVet Connect Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to disclose to non-VA entities that provide hospital care or medical treatment to veterans (including private entities and other federal agencies) records of the ide...
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB530IntroVet Connect Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to disclose to non-VA entities that provide hospital care or medical treatment to veterans (including private entities and other federal agencies) records of the ide...
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2017-03-06
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR163IntroSupporting the designation of March 2017, as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
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2017-03-01
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB479IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017
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2017-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB463IntroCancer Care Payment Reform Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish the Oncology Medical Home Demonstration Project, through which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) shall make specia...
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2017-02-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017
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2017-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1187IntroFunctional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the National Institutes of Health to expand, intensify, and coordinate its activities with respect to functi...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB576IntroSocial Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act
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2017-02-01
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHR67IntroExpressing support for designation of November 2017, as "National Bladder Health Month". Expresses support for the designation of National Bladder Health Month.
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2017-01-27
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR32IntroRecognizing July 28, 2017, as "World Hepatitis Day". Recognizes World Hepatitis Day. Expresses support for broad access to hepatitis treatments and for raising awareness of the risks and consequences of undiagnosed hepatitis infections. Calls for a r...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB148IntroByron Nash Renal Medullary Carcinoma Awareness Act of 2017 This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to pay states 50% of their costs for providing education on the risk of renal medullary carcinoma to individuals with sickle c...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB197IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to extend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Trust Fund until 19 years after this bill's enactment. The trust fund compensates individual...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB309EngrossNational Clinical Care Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) a National Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions regarding bett...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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