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USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2018-08-01
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB1676EngrossPalliative 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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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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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2018-06-27
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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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2018-06-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
USHB6062IntroDonald Payne Sr. Colorectal Cancer Detection Act of 2018
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2018-06-14
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5353EngrossEliminating Opioid Related Infectious Diseases Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand its grant program for combating hepatitis C infections to include other infe...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2928IntroColorectal Cancer Detection Act of 2018 This bill provides for Medicare coverage and payment, subject to specified frequency limits, of certain colorectal cancer screening blood-based tests.
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2018-05-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5545IntroComprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1017, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USSB2700IntroComprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency Act of 2018
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2018-04-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR812IntroSupporting quality of life for prostate cancer patients.
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2018-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5423IntroGEDI Act Gestational Diabetes Act of 2018
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2018-04-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2579IntroEliminating Opioid Related Infectious Diseases Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand its grant program for combating hepatitis C infections to include other infe...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2523IntroColorectal Cancer Detection Act of 2018 This bill provides for Medicare coverage and payment, subject to specified frequency limits, of certain colorectal cancer screening blood-based tests.
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2018-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR425IntroA resolution supporting the designation of March 2018 as "National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month".
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2018-03-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1525; text: CR S1460-1461)
USHR760IntroSupporting the designation of March 2018 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
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2018-03-06
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1421)
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act DIVISION A--HONORING HOMETOWN HEROES ACT Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (Sec. 10102) This division authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia t...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB4621IntroGlobal Brain Health Act of 2017
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2017-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHJR124IntroCHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act Community Health And Medical Professionals Improve Our Nation Act of 2017 Continuing Community Health And Medical Professional Programs to Improve Our Nation, Increase National Gains, and Help Ensure Access for Little One...
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2017-12-13
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB3271IntroProtecting Access to Diabetes Supplies Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to modify provisions relating to Medicare's competitive acquisition program (through which rates are set through a competit...
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 329.
USHB3358IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and several related agencies. TITLE I--DE...
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2017-12-05
Committee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 115-277.
USSB1771IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and several related agencies. TITLE I--DE...
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2017-12-05
Committee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 115-277.
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. (TXT | PDF)
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 This bill provides a presumption of herbicide exposure as the service-connected cause of certain diseases notwithstanding that there is no evidentiary record of any such disease during a veteran's service ...
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2017-10-31
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1914IntroProtecting Access to Diabetes Supplies Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to modify provisions relating to Medicare's competitive acquisition program (through which rates are set through a competitive biddi...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Finance 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. (TXT | PDF)
USSB870EngrossCreating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017 TITLE I--RECEIVING HIGH QUALITY CARE IN THE HOME (Sec. 101) This bill extends and expands the Independence at Home demonstration program, through which...
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1890IntroChronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
To Senate Finance Committee
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
USHB3592IntroSouth Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act of 2017
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2017-09-01
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB1729IntroDialysis Access Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow renal dialysis facilities to be accredited by an approved accreditation body for participation in the Medicare program. The bill also ...
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2017-08-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3605IntroFairness for Korean DMZ Veterans Act of 2017 This bill provides a presumption of herbicide exposure as the service-connected cause of certain diseases notwithstanding that there is no evidentiary record of any such disease during a veteran's service ...
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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
USHB3166IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide under the Medicare program for independent accreditation for dialysis facilities and assurance of high quality surveys with respect to such facilities. This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare)...
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2017-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3164IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to home dialysis therapy. This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow a Medicare beneficiary who has end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and is receiving home...
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2017-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Health 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 This bill adds podiatrists as covered physicians under the Medicaid program. Documentation requirements related to Medicare coverage of therapeutic shoes for individua...
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2017-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2587IntroMedical Nutrition Equity Act of 2017 This bill provides for coverage, under Medicare, Medicaid, other specified federal health-care programs, and private health insurance, of foods and vitamins that are medically necessary for the management of certa...
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2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB2797IntroPatient Choice and Quality Care Act of 2017 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to create and test a new Medicare model for advanced illness and care management that would enable certain Medicare beneficiaries with serious...
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2017-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1334IntroPatient Choice and Quality Care Act of 2017 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to create and test a new Medicare model for advanced illness and care management that would enable certain Medicare beneficiaries with serious...
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2017-06-12
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
USHB2644IntroChronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2017
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2017-06-06
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
USSB1194IntroMedical Nutrition Equity Act of 2017 This bill provides for coverage, under Medicare, Medicaid, other specified federal health-care programs, and private health insurance, of foods and vitamins that are medically necessary for the management of certa...
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2017-05-22
To Senate Finance 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)
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