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USHB959EngrossTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend through FY2022 support for nursing workforce programs and grants. Eligibility for advanced nursing education grants is expanded to inclu...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
USSB2891IntroFighting the Opioid Epidemic with Sunshine Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5311IntroCARA 2.0 Act of 2018
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2018-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB2456IntroCARA 2.0 Act of 2018
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2018-04-11
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism. Hearings held.
USHB5223IntroHealth Care Workplace Violence Prevention Act
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2018-03-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB2193IntroCaring for our Veterans Act of 2017
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2018-03-07
By Senator Isakson from Committee on Veterans' Affairs filed written report. Report No. 115-212.
USSB2317IntroAddiction Treatment Access Improvement Act of 2018 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to revise the qualifications required for a practitioner to administer, dispense, or prescribe narcotic drugs for maintenance or detoxification treatmen...
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2018-01-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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.
USHB3933IntroVeterans Health Nurse Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to publish and submit to Congress an annual report regarding efforts to recruit, hire, and retain Veterans Health Administration nur...
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2017-10-03
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3874IntroAccountability for Quality VA Healthcare Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program to enhance the physical security of VA medical facilities. The VA shall periodically update its Planning and ...
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2017-09-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1804IntroMedicare for All Act of 2017
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2017-09-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3351IntroEmergency Nursing Supply Relief Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for up to 8,000 employment-based immigrant visas per fiscal year for qualifying nurses, physical therapists, and other health care workers (ex...
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSB1325IntroBetter Workforce for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint qualified graduates and post-secondary students to competitive service positions without regard to certain federal civil service employment a...
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2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-320.
USHB3130IntroINSPIRE Act International & National Service Promotion to Ignite Renewed Engagement Act
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2017-06-30
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3158IntroBetter Workforce for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint qualified graduates and post-secondary students to competitive service positions without regard to certain federal civil service employment a...
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2017-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USSB1361IntroImproving Access to Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists to supervise cardiac, intensive...
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2017-06-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2574IntroBuilding a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award matching grants to enable states to implement scholarship programs to ensure an a...
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2392IntroNurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require hospitals to implement and submit to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) a staffing plan that co...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSR166IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2017. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week. Recognizes the contributions of nurses to the U.S. health care s...
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2017-05-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2968-2969; text as passed Senate: CR S2968-2969)
USSB1109IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend through FY2022 support for nursing workforce programs and grants. Eligibility for advanced nursing education grants is expanded to inclu...
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2017-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1106IntroNational Nurse Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services to designate the Chief Nurse Officer of the Public Health Service as the National Nurse for Public Health. The duties of ...
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2017-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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)
USHR315IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of May 6 through May 12, 2017, as National Nurses Week. Expresses support for the goals and ideals, and the designation, of National Nurses Week. Recognizes the contributions of nurses to the U.S. he...
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2285IntroSchool-Based Respiratory Health Management Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to revise the conditions under which the Department of Health and Human Services, in making asthma-related grants, gives preference to a state. A preference...
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1063IntroNurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require hospitals to implement and submit to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) a staffing plan that co...
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2017-05-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1783IntroImproving Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) develop a plan for working with institutions of higher education to develop partnerships for the establishment or expansion of pro...
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2017-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1825IntroHome Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2017 This bill allows Medicare payment for home health services ordered by a nurse practitioner, a clinical nurse specialist, a certified nurse-midwife, or a physician assistant.
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2017-04-11
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
USHB1651IntroNational Nurse Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services to designate the Chief Nurse Officer of the Public Health Service as the National Nurse for Public Health. The duties of ...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1168IntroUnited States Cadet Nurse Corps Equity Act This bill deems as active military service for Department of Veterans Affairs purposes any service as a member of the United States Cadet Nurse Corps between July 1, 1943, and December 31, 1948 (qualified se...
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2017-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel 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
USHB1290IntroImproving Access to Mental Health Act This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) increase the Medicare reimbursement rate for clinical social worker services, (2) exclude clinical social worker services from the prospe...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1155IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists to supervise cardiac, intensive cardiac, and pulmonary rehabilitation programs. This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare)...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB445IntroHome Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2017 This bill allows Medicare payment for home health services ordered by a nurse practitioner, a clinical nurse specialist, a certified nurse-midwife, or a physician assistant.
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2017-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB662IntroMEND Act Making the Education of Nurses Dependable for Schools Act This bill lessens the organizational requirements that hospital-based nursing and allied-health education programs must meet in order to be eligible to receive certain Medicare paymen...
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2017-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB308IntroProvider Payment Sunshine Act This bill amends title XI (General Provisions) of the Social Security Act to expand reporting requirements related to the transparency of physician ownership or investment interests. Under current law, a manufacturer of ...
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2017-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB309IntroCommunity-Based Independence for Seniors Act This bill establishes a Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan demonstration program, through which the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) shall target home- and community-based servi...
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2017-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR64IntroRecognizing the roles and contributions of America's Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and their role in providing quality healthcare for the public. Thanks and promotes the profession of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) ...
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2017-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB55IntroBreath of Fresh Air Act This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a grant program for local educational agencies (LEAs) to purchase, and train school personnel to use, nebulizers. Each grant recipient must demon...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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