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H 1012 - Smith A
Medicare Services in Rural Areas
02/17/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the provision of items and services provided to Medicare beneficiaries residing in rural areas.
H 1016 - Roe
Biological Implant Tracking by Veterans Affairs
02/20/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to adopt and implement a standard identification protocol for use in the tracking and procurement of biological implants by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H 1018 - Ellmers
Medicare Disposable Medical Technology Coverage
02/20/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of certain disposable medical technologies under the Medicare program.
H 1021 - Brady K
Social Security Act to Improve Medicare Program
02/26/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS: Ordered to be reported as amended.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the integrity of the Medicare program.
H 1047 - Peters S
Permanent Housing Rental Assistance
02/24/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on FINANCIAL SERVICES.
Authorizes private nonprofit organizations to administer permanent housing rental assistance provided through the Continuum of Care Program under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.
H 105 - Conyers
Health Care Professionals Antitrust Applications
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Ensures and fosters continued patient safety and quality of care by clarifying the application of the antitrust laws to negotiations between groups of health care professionals and health plans and health care insurance issuers.
H 1055 - Cummings
Oral Health Care for Vulnerable and Underserved
02/25/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Improves access to oral health care for vulnerable and underserved populations.
H 1062 - Graves S
FAA Medical Certifications and Appeals
02/26/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE: Referred to Subcommittee on AVIATION.
Amends the Pilot's Bill of Rights to facilitate appeals and to apply to other certificates issued by the Federal Aviation Administration; requires the revision of the third class medical certification regulations issued by the Federal Aviation Administration.
H 1066 - Collins C
FDA Protocols for Drug Trials
02/25/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to promote the use of adaptive trial designs, Bayesian methods, and other innovative statistical methods in clinical protocols for drugs, biological products, and devices, and with respect to the requirement to conduct postapproval studies and clinical trials.
H 1078 - Lance
FDA User Fee Sequestration Exemption
02/25/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on BUDGET.
Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to exempt from sequestration certain user fees of the Food and Drug Administration.
H 1083 - McDermott
State Plan Requirements under Medicaid
02/25/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to apply the Medicare restriction on self-referral to State plan requirements under Medicaid.
H 1085 - Pitts
Prevention and Public Health Fund
02/25/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Repeals the Prevention and Public Health Fund.
H 1086 - Rokita
Medical Certification of Small Aircraft Pilots
02/26/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE: Referred to Subcommittee on AVIATION.
Directs the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to issue or revise regulations with respect to the medical certification of certain small aircraft pilots.
H 1095 - Johnson H
Human-Based Training Methods for Combat Injuries
02/26/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Amends title 10, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Defense to use only human-based methods for training members of the Armed Forces in the treatment of severe combat injuries.
H 1096 - Byrne
Veterans Access Choice and Accountability Act
02/26/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to clarify the distance requirements regarding the eligibility of certain veterans to receive medical care and services from non-Department of Veterans Affairs facilities.
H 111 - Forbes
Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds Protections
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Protects the Social Security and Medicare trust funds from the public debt limit.
H 1116 - Bilirakis G
Audiology Services for Medicare Beneficiaries
02/26/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide comprehensive audiology services to Medicare beneficiaries.
H 1117 - Castor
Graduate Medical Education Grants
02/26/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for graduate medical education partnerships in States with a low ratio of medical residents relative to the general population.
H 1127 - Kirkpatrick
Nursing Homes for Veterans Located on Tribal Lands
02/26/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make certain grants to assist nursing homes for veterans located on tribal lands.
H 1129 - Kirkpatrick
Veterans Office of Whistleblower and Patient Protection
02/26/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to establish within the Department of Veterans Affairs an Office of Whistleblower and Patient Protection.
H 1151 - Blackburn
Preventive Services Task Force
02/27/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title IX of the Public Health Service Act to revise the operations of the United States Preventive Services Task Force.
H 1169 - Fortenberry
Contribution Limit for Health Savings Accounts
02/27/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the maximum contribution limit for health savings accounts.
H 117 - Garrett
Health Insurance Mandate Repeal
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the mandate that individuals purchase health insurance.
H 1178 - Reed T
Medicare Program Outpatient Payment Modification
02/27/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modify payment under the Medicare program for outpatient department procedures that utilize drugs as supplies.
H 1184 - Sessions P
Medicare Coverage and Payment Revision
02/27/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to revise Medicare coverage and payment for advanced surgical dressings in skilled nursing facilities and home health settings.
H 1185 - Stivers
Opportunity for Responsible Health Savings
02/27/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide the opportunity for responsible health savings to all American families.
H 1190 - Roe
Affordable Care Act Payment Advisory Board
03/02/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on RULES.
Repeals the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board.
H 1191 - Barletta
Affordable Care Act Emergency Volunteer Requirements
03/02/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that emergency services volunteers are not taken into account as employees under the shared responsibility requirements contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
H 1196 - Burgess
Health Savings Account Rules
03/02/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify rules relating to health savings accounts.
H 1200 - McDermott
Health Care for all Americans
03/02/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE.
Provides for health care for every American; controls the cost and enhances the quality of the health care system.
H 1202 - Jenkins
Hospice Patient Care by Physician Assistants
03/02/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the recognition of attending physician assistants as attending physicians to serve hospice patients.
H 1211 - Napolitano
School-Based Comprehensive Mental Health Programs
03/03/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend projects relating to children and violence to provide access to school-based comprehensive mental health programs.
H 1220 - Dent
Medicare Colorectal Cancer Screening
03/03/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive coinsurance under Medicare for colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required during the screening.
H 1221 - Ellmers
Podiatric Physicians Coverage
03/03/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XIX of the Social Security Act to cover physician services delivered by podiatric physicians to ensure access by Medicaid beneficiaries to appropriate quality foot and ankle care; amends title XVIII of such Act to modify the requirements for diabetic shoes to be included under Medicare.
H 1225 - Pierluisi
Electronic Health Records in Puerto Rican Hospitals
03/03/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow certain hospitals in Puerto Rico to qualify for incentives for adoption and meaningful use of certified Electronic Health Records (EHR) technology under the Medicare program.
H 132 - King S
Affordable Care Act and Education Reconciliation Repeal
01/06/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.
Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
H 138 - Issa
Affordable Care Act Repeal and Federal Health Benefits
01/06/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on HOUSE ADMINISTRATION.
Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 and to amend Title 5, United States Code; establishes a national health program administered by the Office of Personnel Management to offer Federal employee health benefits plans to individuals who are not Federal employees.
H 143 - Jolly
Individual Health Insurance Mandate Repeal
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the individual health insurance mandate.
H 146 - Jones
Access to Oxygen Therapy for Armed Forces with PTSD
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Amends Title 10, United States Code, to ensure that members of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who are diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or traumatic brain injury have access to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at military medical treatment facilities.
H 169 - Smith Ad
Critical Inpatient Services Physician Certification
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove the 96-hour physician certification requirement for inpatient critical access hospital services.
H 170 - Smith Ad
Therapeutic Hospital Outpatient Services Supervision
01/06/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Extends the nonenforcement instruction for the Medicare direct supervision requirement for therapeutic hospital outpatient services in so far as it applies to critical access hospitals and rural hospitals, requires a study of the impact on critical access hospitals and rural hospitals of a failure to extend such instruction.
H 203 - Walz
Mental Health Care and Suicide Prevention Program
02/12/2015 - Public Law No. 114-2
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the conduct of annual evaluations of mental health care and suicide prevention programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to require a pilot program on loan repayment for psychiatrists who agree to serve in the Veterans Health Administration; requires a community outreach program; authorizes additional health care for veterans of combat service.
H 209 - Doggett
Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid Program
01/08/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Allows an exclusion under the Supplemental Security Income program and the Medicaid program for compensation provided to individuals who participate in clinical trials for rare diseases or conditions.
H 217 - Black
Prohibit Family Planning Grants to Abortions
01/08/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title X of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes.
H 22 - Davis R
Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate Exemptions
02/12/2015 - In SENATE. Placed on SENATE Legislative Calendar under General Orders.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
H 226 - Kelly R
Firearm Sale Prohibition to High Risk Individuals
01/08/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Amends chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code; prohibits the sale or other disposition of a firearm to, and the possession, shipment, transportation, or receipt of a firearm by, certain classes of high risk individuals.
H 244 - Collins D
Pharmacy Benefits Manager Standards
01/09/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for pharmacy benefits manager standards under the Medicare prescription drug program to further transparency of payment methodologies to pharmacies.
H 248 - Boustany
Employer Health Insurance Mandate
01/09/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the employer health insurance mandate.
H 262 - Lee B
Controlled Substances Act
01/09/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Controlled Substances Act so as to exempt real property from civil forfeiture due to medical-marijuana-related conduct that is authorized by State law.
H 265 - Schakowsky
Public Health Insurance Option
01/09/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to establish a public health insurance option.
H 270 - Ellmers
Medicare Electronic Health Record Reporting
01/12/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Continues the use of a 3-month quarter Electronic Health Record (EHR) reporting period for health care providers to demonstrate meaningful use for 2015 under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive payment programs.
H 271 - Bilirakis G
Veterans Mental Health Treatment Commission
02/06/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS: Referred to Subcommittee on HEALTH.
Establishes a commission to examine the evidence-based therapy treatment model used by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for treating mental illnesses of veterans and the potential benefits of incorporating complementary alternative treatments available in non-Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities within the community.
H 272 - Walberg
Medal of Honor Recipient Health Care
02/06/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS: Referred to Subcommittee on HEALTH.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to increase the priority for enrollment of medal of honor recipients in the health care system of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H 284 - Tiberi
Medicare Contract Bid Surety Bonds
02/26/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS: Ordered to be reported as amended.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require State licensure and bid surety bonds for entities submitting bids under the Medicare durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies competitive acquisition program.
H 289 - Renacci
Social Security Act
01/13/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide the option to receive Medicare Summary Notices electronically, to increase the flexibility and transparency of contracts with Medicare administrative contractors.
H 290 - Renacci
Social Security Act
01/13/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate the 3-day prior hospitalization requirement for Medicare coverage of skilled nursing facility services in qualified skilled nursing facilities.
H 292 - Burgess
Public Health Service
01/13/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to provide for systematic data collection and analysis and epidemiological research regarding Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and other neurological diseases.
H 294 - Miller J
Secretary of Veterans Affairs
03/03/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts and agreements for the transfer of veterans to non-Department medical foster homes for certain veterans who are unable to live independently.
H 30 - Young T
Affordable Care Act Full-Time Employee Threshold
01/12/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 30-hour threshold for classification as a full-time employee for purposes of the employer mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and replace it with 40 hours.
H 311 - Long
Pregnancy Options Counseling
01/13/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title X of the Public Health Service Act with respect to adoption and other pregnancy options counseling.
H 33 - Barletta
Volunteers Under the Affordable Care Act
02/27/2015 - Public Law No. 114-3
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that emergency services volunteers are not taken into account as employees under the shared responsibility requirements contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
H 370 - Fleming
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
01/14/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on BUDGET.
Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
H 371 - Fortenberry
Affordable Care Act Catastrophic Coverage Plans
01/14/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to permit insurers to offer catastrophic coverage plans to anyone.
H 380 - Johnson S
Social Security and Medicare
01/14/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends Title II of the Social Security Act to prohibit the inclusion of Social Security account numbers on Medicare cards.
H 395 - Young D
Indian Health Service Appropriations
01/14/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to authorize advance appropriations for the Indian Health Service by providing 2-fiscal-year budget authority.
H 398 - Ellmers
Health Care Professionals and Human Trafficking
01/28/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Provides for the development and dissemination of evidence-based best practices for health care professionals to recognize victims of a severe form of trafficking and respond to such individuals appropriately.
H 406 - Chaffetz
New FFDCA Combination Drugs
01/20/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends Section 505 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide incentives for the development of new combination drugs.
H 410 - Capps
Gun Violence Prevention
02/05/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY: Referred to Subcommittee on CRIME, TERRORISM, HOMELAND SECURITY, AND INVESTIGATIONS.
Provides family members and close associates of an individual who they fear is a danger to himself, herself, or others new tools to prevent gun violence.
H 42 - Jackson Lee
Infant Abduction Protections for Medicare Hospitals
01/12/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY: Referred to Subcommittee on CRIME, TERRORISM, HOMELAND SECURITY, AND INVESTIGATIONS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require hospitals reimbursed under the Medicare system to establish and implement security procedures to reduce the likelihood of infant patient abduction and baby switching, including procedures for identifying all infant patients in the hospital in a manner that ensures that it will be evident if infants are missing from the hospital.
H 420 - Schweikert
Individual Health Insurance
01/20/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Establishes a certification process for opting out of the individual health insurance mandate.
H 421 - Sinema
Mental Health Treatment for Veterans
02/06/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS: Referred to Subcommittee on HEALTH.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to improve the mental health treatment provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to veterans who served in classified missions.
H 440 - Boustany
Employer Health Care Coverage
01/21/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Ensures that long-term unemployed individuals are not taken into account for purposes of the employer health care coverage mandate.
H 441 - Boustany
Medicare Long-Term Care Hospital Moratorium Exception
01/21/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Provides for a technical change to the Medicare long-term care hospital moratorium exception.
H 444 - Brownley
Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Veterans
02/06/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS: Referred to Subcommittee on HEALTH.
Expands the research and education on and delivery of complementary and alternative medicine to veterans.
H 448 - Chu
Women's Rights on Pregnancy
01/21/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Protects a woman's right to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy by limiting restrictions on the provision of abortion services.
H 453 - Hultgren
Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Grants
01/21/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to award grants on a competitive basis to public and private entities to provide qualified sexual risk avoidance education to youth and their parents.
H 468 - Heck J
Runaway and Homeless Youth Act
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Relates to the Enhancing Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims of Youth Trafficking Act of 2015; amends the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act to increase knowledge concerning, and improve services for, runaway and homeless youth who are victims of trafficking.
H 471 - Marino
Prescription Drug Diversion Enforcement
02/19/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY: Referred to Subcommittee on CRIME, TERRORISM, HOMELAND SECURITY, AND INVESTIGATIONS.
Improves enforcement efforts related to prescription drug diversion and abuse.
H 474 - Wenstrup
Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program
02/13/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS: Referred to Subcommittee on ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY.
Amends Title 38, United States Code, to provide for a five-year extension to the homeless veterans reintegration programs and to provide clarification regarding eligibility for services under such programs.
H 489 - Olson
State Medicaid Payments to Abortion Providers
01/22/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Requires States to report information on Medicaid payments to abortion providers.
H 492 - Duncan Je
Abortion Rights and Options
01/22/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Ensures that women seeking an abortion receive an ultrasound and the opportunity to review the ultrasound before giving informed consent to receive an abortion.
H 497 - Davis S
Teachers in Social and Emotional Learning Programming
01/22/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE.
Requires training for teachers in social and emotional learning programming.
H 512 - Roskam
Title XVIII of the Social Security Act
01/22/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to encourage the development and use of DISARM antimicrobial drugs.
H 519 - Turner M
Individual and Employer Health Insurance Mandates
01/22/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the individual and employer health insurance mandates.
H 531 - DeLauro
Funding for the National Institutes of Health
01/26/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on BUDGET.
Prioritizes funding for the National Institutes of Health to discover treatments and cures, to maintain global leadership in medical innovation, and to restore the purchasing power the NIH had after the historic doubling campaign that ended in fiscal year 2003.
H 536 - Womack
Medicaid Waivers for Retirees
01/26/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to approve waivers under the Medicaid Program under title XIX of the Social Security Act that are related to State provider taxes that exempt certain retirement communities.
H 537 - Womack
Affordable Care Act Advertising and Education
01/26/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE.
Requires any communication using Federal funds to advertise or educate the public on certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Healthcare and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 to state that such communication was produced at taxpayer expense.
H 539 - Kelly R
Low Income Oral Health Care
01/27/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends part B of title III of the Public Health Service Act to improve essential oral health care for lower income individuals by breaking down barriers to care.
H 542 - Harper
Scholarships and Loan Repayments for Chiropractors
01/27/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of doctors of chiropractic in the National Health Service Corps scholarship and loan repayment programs.
H 543 - Blackburn
Affordable Care Act Interstate Commerce Health Coverage
01/27/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE.
Repeals title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for cooperative governing of individual health insurance coverage offered in interstate commerce.
H 546 - Barton
Medicaid Services to Children with Complex Conditions
01/27/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing services to children with medically complex conditions under the Medicaid program and Children's Health Insurance Program through a care coordination program focused on improving health outcomes for children with medically complex conditions and lowering costs.
H 555 - Black
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
01/27/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Requires an exchange established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to notify individuals in the case that personal information of such individuals is known to have been acquired or accessed as a result of a breach of the security of any system maintained by the Exchange.
H 556 - Bilirakis G
medicare physical therapists arrangements
01/27/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to add physical therapists to the list of providers allowed to utilize locum tenens arrangements under Medicare.
H 561 - Grayson
School Start Times
01/27/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE.
Requires the Secretary of Education to assess the impact of school start times on student health, well-being, and performance.
H 576 - Stivers
Definition of Homeless Youth
01/27/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE.
Amends the definition of homeless person under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to include certain homeless children and youth.
H 588 - Rothfus
Medicare Open Enrollment
01/28/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Preserves Medicare beneficiary choice by restoring and expanding the Medicare open enrollment and disenrollment opportunities repealed by section 3204(a) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
H 592 - Guthrie
Medicare Pharmacist Coverage
01/28/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of pharmacist services.
H 596 - Byrne
Affordable Care Act Provisions Repeal
02/05/2015 - In SENATE. Read second time. Placed on Legislative Calendar under General Orders.
Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
H 605 - Engel
Medicare Infusion Care Coverage
01/28/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the coverage of home as a site of care for infusion therapy under the Medicare program.
H 610 - Duffy
Social Security Act on Medicaid
01/28/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title XIX of the Social Security Act to audit States to determine if such States used Medicaid funds in violation of the Hyde Amendment and other Federal prohibitions on funding for abortions.
H 613 - Meehan
Court Services and Treatment for Veterans
01/28/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize veterans' treatment courts and encourage services for veterans.
H 617 - Reed T
Clinical Trial Registry Data Bank Reporting
01/28/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to enhance the clinical trial registry data bank reporting requirements and enforcement measures.
H 626 - Denham
Medicare Advantage Plan Change Disclosure
01/30/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require Medicare Advantage organizations to disclose certain information on the changes made to the MA plan offered by such organization pursuant to changes required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
H 627 - Hahn
Homeless Veteran Benefits
02/13/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS: Referred to Subcommittee on HEALTH.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to expand the definition of homeless veteran for purposes of benefits under the Laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
H 628 - McMorris Rodger
Medicare Speech Device Coverage
01/30/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare beneficiary access to eye tracking accessories for speech generating devices and to remove the rental cap for durable medical equipment under the Medicare Program with respect to speech generating devices.
H 631 - Schock
Religious Exemption from Health Coverage Mandate
01/30/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends section 5000A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an additional religious exemption from the individual health coverage mandate.
H 633 - Young D
Affordable Care Act Identifiable Information Sharing
01/30/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to prohibit the sharing of personally identifiable information obtained through the Federally Facilitated Marketplace for marketing.
H 635 - Rangel
US Export of Agricultural Products to Cuba
02/02/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on FINANCIAL SERVICES.
Facilitates the export of United States agricultural products to Cuba as authorized by the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000, to remove impediments to the export to Cuba of medical devices and medicines, to allow travel to Cuba by United States legal residents, to establish an agricultural export promotion program with respect to Cuba.
H 639 - Pitts
Controlled Substances Act
02/02/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Amends the Controlled Substances Act with respect to drug scheduling recommendations by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and with respect to registration of manufacturers and distributors seeking to conduct clinical testing.
H 642 - Walorski
Beneficiary Travel for Veterans Seeking Treatment
02/13/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS: Referred to Subcommittee on HEALTH.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to provide for the eligibility for beneficiary travel for veterans seeking treatment or care for military sexual trauma in specialized outpatient or residential programs at facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H 663 - Reed T
Medicare-dependent Hospital Program
02/02/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make permanent the extension of the Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and the increased payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital program.
H 667 - Blumenauer
Veterans Marijuana Recommendations
02/13/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS: Referred to Subcommittee on HEALTH.
Authorizes Department of Veterans Affairs health care providers to provide recommendations and opinions to veterans regarding participation in State marijuana programs.
H 670 - Thompson G
Medicaid Supplemental Needs Trusts
02/03/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the Medicaid rules regarding supplemental needs trusts for Medicaid beneficiaries to trusts established by those beneficiaries.
H 672 - Young D
Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Program
02/03/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a five-year extension of the rural community hospital demonstration program.
H 683 - Forbes
Affordable Care Act IRS Enforcement Prohibition
02/03/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Prohibits the Internal Revenue Service from hiring new employees to enforce any provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
H 691 - Matsui D
Telehealth Standards
02/03/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Promotes the provision of telehealth by establishing a Federal standard for telehealth.
H 696 - Whitfield
Sales Price for Drugs and Biologicals Under Medicare
02/03/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude customary prompt pay discounts from manufacturers to wholesalers from the average sales price for drugs and biologicals under Medicare.
H 7 - Boehner
Taxpayer Funded Abortions
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Prohibits taxpayer funded abortions; creates the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015.
H 700 - Green G
Medicaid Continuous Enrollment
02/04/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for 12-month continuous enrollment of individuals under the Medicaid program and Children's Health Insurance Program.
H 716 - DeLauro
Mammogram Breast Density Reporting
02/04/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Requires breast density reporting to physicians and patients by facilities that perform mammograms.
H 72 - Jackson Lee
Nebulizer Grant Program for Schools
01/06/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Establishes a grant program for nebulizers in elementary and secondary schools.
H 724 - Lance
Affordable Care Act Risk Corridor Program Restrictions
02/04/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to impose restrictions on the risk corridor program.
H 729 - Maloney C
Medicare Demonstration Project
02/04/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Provides for a Medicare demonstration project to evaluate the fiscal impact of covering low vision devices as durable medical equipment under Part B of the Medicare program.
H 731 - Nugent
Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act
02/04/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Reauthorizes and improves the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act of 2004.
H 745 - Walden
Social Security Act to Ambulance Services
02/04/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase access to ambulance services under the Medicare program and to reform payments for such services under such program.
H 763 - LoBiondo
Veterans Health Care Facilities
02/20/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS: Referred to Subcommittee on HEALTH.
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program under which eligible veterans may elect to receive hospital care and medical services at non-Department of Veterans Affairs facilities.
H 769 - Messer
Educational Institutions Health Mandate Exemption
02/05/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain educational institutions from the employer health insurance mandate.
H 771 - DeGette
Diabetic Testing Strips
02/05/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act in order to strengthen rules applied in case of competition for diabetic testing strips.
H 775 - Boustany
Medicare Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapy Caps
02/05/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.
H 776 - Boustany
Sanctions for Noncompliance with Medicare Stark Rule
02/05/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to create alternative sanctions for technical noncompliance with the Stark rule under Medicare.
H 777 - Castor
National Institutes of Health Funding
02/05/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to provide funding for the National Institutes of Health.
H 778 - Connolly
Affordable Care Act State Medicaid Funds
02/05/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title XIX of the Social Security Act to redistribute Federal funds that would otherwise be made available to States that do not provide for the Medicaid expansion in accordance with the Affordable Care Act to those States electing to provide those Medicaid benefits.
H 786 - Ellmers
Vaccine Access
02/05/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Improves access, certainty, and innovation with respect to vaccines.
H 790 - Griffith M
Investigational Drugs Used by Terminally Ill Patients
02/05/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Allows the manufacture, importation, distribution, and sale of investigational drugs and devices intended for use by terminally ill patients who execute an informed consent document.
H 793 - Griffith M
Medicare Pharmacy Coverage in Underserved Areas
02/05/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure equal access of Medicare beneficiaries to community pharmacies in underserved areas as network pharmacies under Medicare prescription drug coverage.
H 795 - Huizenga
Website Publication of Medicare Payment Rates
02/05/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make publicly available on the official Medicare Internet site Medicare payment rates for frequently reimbursed hospital inpatient procedures, hospital outpatient procedures, and physicians' services.
H 804 - Ryan P
Medicare Data Access
02/05/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase access to Medicare data.
H 817 - Nunes
Medicare Zip Code Reclassification
02/09/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Suspends the implementation of zip code reclassifications for Medicare payment for ambulance services.
H 818 - Roskam
Medicare and Medicaid Programs
02/09/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to curb waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
H 822 - Sessions P
Medicare Reporting of Air Ambulance Services
02/10/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require reporting of certain data by providers and suppliers of air ambulance services for purposes of reforming reimbursements for such services under the Medicare program.
H 826 - McKinley
Study on Gaps in Mental Health Services
02/10/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Provides for a study by the Institute of Medicine on gaps in mental health services and how these gaps can increase the risk of violent acts.
H 832 - Cook
Job Placement Contract for Veterans
02/20/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS: Referred to Subcommittee on ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY.
Amends Title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Labor to enter into a contract for the conduct of a longitudinal study of the job counseling, training, and placement services for veterans provided by the Secretary.
H 835 - DeLauro
Medicaid Therapeutic Foster Care Services
02/10/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a standard definition of therapeutic foster care services in Medicaid.
H 837 - Fitzpatrick
Medicare Retirement Community Payments
02/10/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Implements a demonstration project under titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to examine the costs and benefits of providing payments for comprehensive coordinated health care services provided by purpose-built, continuing care retirement communities to Medicare beneficiaries.
H 842 - Kinzinger
Huntington's Disease
02/10/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Requires the Commissioner of Social Security to revise the medical and evaluation criteria for determining disability in a person diagnosed with Huntington's Disease and to waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals disabled by Huntington's Disease.
H 868 - Stewart
TRICARE Program and Eligibility
02/11/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Provides for coordination between the TRICARE program and eligibility for making contributions to a health savings account.
H 876 - Doggett
Social Security Act Hospital Notifications
02/26/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS: Ordered to be reported as amended.
Amends Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require hospitals to provide certain notifications to individuals classified by such hospitals under observation status rather than admitted as inpatients of such hospitals.
H 886 - Westerman
Workforce Requirements for Medical Assistance
02/11/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends Title XIX of the Social Security Act to permit States to impose workforce requirements for individuals made eligible for medical assistance under the amendments made by the Affordable Care Act.
H 887 - Black
Electronic Health Record Use
02/26/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS: Ordered to be reported as amended.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the treatment of patient encounters in ambulatory surgical centers in determining meaningful electronic health record use.
H 90 - Brownley
Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request Reviews
02/06/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS: Referred to Subcommittee on HEALTH.
Directs the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct reviews of certain budget requests of the President for the medical care accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
H 903 - Pitts
Affordable Care Act Identifiable Information
02/11/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Requires notification of individuals of breaches of personally identifiable information through Exchanges under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
H 909 - McCaul
Expanding Access for Breakthrough Drugs
02/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to expanding access for breakthrough drugs.
H 912 - Yarmuth
Moratorium on Mountaintop Coal Mining
02/13/2015 - In HOUSE Committee on TRANSPORTATION & INFRASTRUCTURE: Referred to Subcommittee on WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT.
Places a moratorium on permitting for mountaintop removal coal mining until health studies are conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services.
H 919 - Green G
Children's Health Insurance Program
02/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends Title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program.
H 928 - Boustany
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Annual Fee
02/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Repeals the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
H 931 - DeLauro
Approval of Certain Drugs and Biological Products
02/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Provides for approval of certain drugs and biological products indicated for use in a well-defined population of patients in order to address increases in bacterial resistance to drugs and biological products.
H 933 - Eshoo
Head Start Act
02/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE.
Amends the Head Start Act to ensure that all children in Head Start and Early Head Start programs are vaccinated, and allow exemptions only for children with underlying medical conditions, for whom vaccines are therefore medically contraindicated.
H 938 - Jolly
Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act
02/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Revises and extends provisions under the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act.
H 940 - Black
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
02/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to protect rights of conscience with regard to requirements for coverage of specific items and services, to amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit certain abortion-related discrimination in governmental activities.
H 943 - Lewis Jo
Employer Disclosure of Medicare Beneficiaries
02/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the requirement for employer disclosure of information on health care coverage of employees who are Medicare beneficiaries.
H 952 - Schakowsky
Minimum Registered Nurse Staffing Requirement
02/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to establish a minimum direct care registered nurse staffing requirement at nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities under Medicare and Medicaid.
H 953 - Sensenbrenner
Grants to Address Prescription Opioid and Heroin Abuse
02/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE.
Authorizes the Attorney General to award grants to address the national epidemics of prescription opioid abuse and heroin use.
H 954 - Smith Ad
Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan
02/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt from the individual mandate certain individuals who had coverage under a terminated qualified health plan funded through the Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan program.
H 965 - Pascrell
Clinical Data Registry Human Subject Protection
02/13/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Requires the issuance of guidance on the application of the Federal policy for the protection of human subjects with respect to clinical data registries.
H 971 - Bilirakis G
Exclusivity Period Extension for Approved Drugs
02/13/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize a 6-month extension of certain exclusivity periods in the case of approved drugs that are subsequently approved for a new indication to prevent, diagnose, or treat a rare disease or condition.
H 975 - Huizenga
Retirement Plan Distributions to Health Savings Account
02/13/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the transfer of required minimum distributions from a retirement plan to a health savings account.
H 976 - Johnson S
Medicare Exception on Physician Referrals
02/13/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Repeals changes made by health care reform laws to the Medicare exception to the prohibition on certain physician referrals for hospitals.
H 977 - Schock
Medicare Payment to Hospitals for Nursing Care Programs
02/13/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
Enables hospital-based nursing programs that are affiliated with a hospital to maintain payments under the Medicare program to hospitals for the costs of such programs.
HRES 19 - Burgess
Keystone XL Pipeline and Affordable Care Act
01/08/2015 - In HOUSE. Passed HOUSE.
Provides for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3) to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R; 30) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 30-hour threshold for classification as a full-time employee for purposes of the employer mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and replace it with 40 hours.
HRES 70 - Burgess
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
02/03/2015 - In HOUSE. Passed HOUSE.
Provides for consideration of the bill (H.R. 596) to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, and for other purposes.
HRES 74 - Sanchez Li
National School Counseling Week
02/02/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE.
Expresses support for designation of the week of February 2, 2015, through February 6, 2015, as National School Counseling Week.
S 118 - Vitter
Health Plan Enrollment Inconsistencies
01/07/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to address certain inconsistencies between the self attested information provided by an applicant in enrolling a health plan on an Exchange and being determined eligible for premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions or in being determined to be eligible for enrollment in a State Medicaid plan or a State child health plan under the State Children's Health Insurance Program and the data received through the Federal Data Services Hub.
S 12 - Blunt
Health Coverage with TRICARE or Veterans Administration
01/06/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of determining the employers to which the employer mandate applies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
S 121 - McCain
Health Insurance Opt Out Process
01/08/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Establishes a certification process for opting out of the individual health insurance mandate.
S 122 - McCain
Personal Importation of Safe and Affordable Drugs
01/08/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; allows for the personal importation of safe and affordable drugs from approved pharmacies in Canada.
S 139 - Wyden
Supplemental Security Income Exclusions
01/08/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Relates to the Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2015; allows an exclusion under the Supplemental Security Income program and the Medicaid program for compensation provided to individuals who participate in clinical trials for rare diseases or conditions.
S 141 - Cornyn
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Provisions
01/08/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Relates to the Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015; repeals the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board.
S 157 - Cassidy
Medical Device Tax
01/13/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Repeals the medical device tax and the employer and individual responsibility requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
S 16 - Vitter
Afforable Care Act Application to the Executive Branch
01/06/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to apply the provisions of the Act to certain Congressional staff and members of the executive branch.
S 167 - McCain
Secretary of Veterans Affairs
01/13/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide for the conduct of annual evaluations of mental health care and suicide prevention programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to require a pilot program on loan repayment for psychiatrists who agree to serve in the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
S 170 - Tester
Medical Care Eligibility
01/13/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the CHAMPVA program.
S 185 - Hatch
Antibacterial Drug Approval Pathway
01/16/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Creates a limited population pathway for approval of certain antibacterial drugs.
S 202 - Cornyn
Medicare Long-term Care Hospital Moratorium
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Provides for a technical change to the Medicare long-term care hospital moratorium exception.
S 203 - Hatch
Removal of Federal Insurance Mandate
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Restores Americans' individual liberty by striking the Federal mandate to purchase insurance.
S 205 - Cassidy
Health Care Professional Response to Trafficking
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Provides for the development and dissemination of evidence-based best practices for health care professionals to recognize victims of a severe form of trafficking and respond to such individuals appropriately.
S 216 - Sessions J
National Prostate Cancer Council for Improved Screening
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Establishes the National Prostate Cancer Council for improved screening, early detection, assessment, and monitoring of prostate cancer, and to direct the development and implementation of a national strategic plan to expedite advancement of diagnostic tools and the transfer of such tools to patients.
S 217 - Blumenthal
Restriction on Abortion Limitations
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Protects a woman's right to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy by limiting restrictions on the provision of abortion services.
S 218 - Enzi
Medical Training and Certification for Veterans
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Facilitates emergency medical services personnel training and certification curriculums for veterans.
S 220 - Casey
Discrimination Against Abortion
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Prohibits discrimination and retaliation against individuals and health care entities that refuse to recommend, refer for, provide coverage for, pay for, provide, perform, assist, or participate in abortions.
S 221 - Casey
Affordable Care Act Pregnancy Assistance Fund
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to authorize additional funding for the pregnancy assistance fund.
S 222 - Boxer
National Prostate Cancer Council for Improved Screening
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Establishes the National Prostate Cancer Council for improved screening, early detection, assessment, and monitoring of prostate cancer, and to direct the development and implementation of a national strategic plan to expedite advancement of diagnostic tools and the transfer of such tools to patients.
S 223 - Boxer
Grants for Homeless Veteran Assistance
01/21/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a pilot program on awarding grants for provision of furniture, household items, and other assistance to homeless veterans to facilitate their transition into permanent housing.
S 244 - Tester
VA Review of Disability Compensation for Brain Injury
01/22/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Requires an independent comprehensive review of the process by which the Department of Veterans Affairs assesses cognitive impairments that result from traumatic brain injury for purposes of awarding disability compensation.
S 256 - Feinstein
Definition of Homeless Youth
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on BANKING, HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS.
Amends the definition of homeless person under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to include certain homeless children and youth.
S 257 - Moran Je
Social Security Act
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends Title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to physician supervision of therapeutic hospital outpatient services.
S 258 - Roberts
Physician Certification Requirement Removal
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove the 96-hour physician certification requirement for inpatient critical access hospital services.
S 262 - Leahy
Runaway and Homeless Youth Act Reauthorization
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Reauthorizes the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act.
S 275 - Isakson
Medicare Infusion Therapy Coverage
01/28/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the coverage of home as a site of care for infusion therapy under the Medicare program.
S 289 - Durbin
National Investment in Biomedical Research
01/28/2015 - To SENATE Committee on BUDGET.
Relates to the American Cures Act; prioritizes funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in biomedical research.
S 298 - Grassley
Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs
01/28/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing services to children with medically complex conditions under the Medicaid program and Children's Health Insurance Program through a care coordination program focused on improving health outcomes for children with medically complex conditions and lowering costs.
S 30 - Collins
Definition Modified for Employee in Affordable Care Act
01/06/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the definition of full-time employee for purposes of the employer mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
S 305 - Hatch
Removal of Employer Health Insurance Mandate
01/29/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Protects American job creation by striking the Federal mandate on employers to offer health insurance.
S 31 - Klobuchar
Medicare Drug Prices
01/06/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate covered part D drug prices on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries.
S 313 - Grassley
Physical Therapists Locum Tenens Medicare Arrangements
01/29/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to add physical therapists to the list of providers allowed to utilize locum tenens arrangements under Medicare.
S 314 - Grassley
Medicare Pharmacist Services Coverage
01/29/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of pharmacist services.
S 318 - Mikulski
National Institutes of Health Funding
01/29/2015 - To SENATE Committee on BUDGET.
Prioritizes funding for the National Institutes of Health to discover treatments and cures, to maintain global leadership in medical innovation, and to restore the purchasing power the NIH had after the historic doubling campaign that ended in fiscal year 2003.
S 320 - Warren
Collection of Supplemental Medical Research Payments
01/29/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Authorizes the collection of supplemental payments to increase congressional investments in medical research.
S 332 - Grassley
Medicare-dependent Hospital Program
02/02/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make permanent the extension of the Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and the increased payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital program.
S 336 - Cruz
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
02/02/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 entirely.
S 339 - Cruz
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
02/03/2015 - In SENATE. Read second time. Placed on Legislative Calendar under General Orders.
Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 entirely.
S 347 - Fischer
Employer and Individual Health Insurance Mandates
02/03/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that the individual health insurance mandate not apply until the employer health insurance mandate is enforced without exceptions.
S 349 - Grassley
Disabled Individuals Supplemental Needs Trusts
02/03/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XIX of the Social Security Act to empower individuals with disabilities to establish their own supplemental needs trusts.
S 352 - Ayotte
Individual Health Coverage Mandate Religious Exemption
02/03/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an additional religious exemption from the individual health coverage mandate.
S 359 - Cassidy
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
02/04/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Amends title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to impose restrictions on the risk corridor program.
S 370 - Feinstein
Mammogram Breast Density Reporting
02/04/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Requires breast density reporting to physicians and patients by facilities that perform mammograms.
S 377 - Schumer
Medicare Ambulance Services
02/04/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase access to ambulance services under the Medicare program and to reform payments for such services under such program.
S 38 - Thune
Health Care Coverage for Long-term Unemployed
01/07/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Ensures that long-term unemployed individuals are not taken into account for purposes of the employer health care coverage mandate.
S 395 - Grassley
Medicare Retirement Community Demonstration
02/05/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Implements a demonstration project under titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to examine the costs and benefits of providing payments for comprehensive coordinated health care services provided by purpose-built, continuing care retirement communities to Medicare beneficiaries.
S 42 - Vitter
Address on State Medicaid and State Child Health
01/07/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to address certain inconsistencies between the self-attested information provided by an applicant in enrolling in a health plan on an Exchange and being determined eligible for premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions or in being determined to be eligible for enrollment in a State Medicaid plan or a State child health plan under the State Children's Health Insurance Program and the data received through the Federal Data Services Hub or from other.
S 420 - Toomey
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
02/10/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that emergency services volunteers are not taken into account as employees under the shared responsibility requirements contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
S 425 - Boozman
Homeless Veterans Reintegration
02/10/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to provide for a five-year extension to the homeless veterans reintegration programs and to provide clarification regarding eligibility for services under such programs.
S 428 - Brown S
Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program
02/10/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for 12-month continuous enrollment under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program.
S 429 - Baldwin
Medicaid Therapeutic Foster Care Services
02/10/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a standard definition of therapeutic foster care services in Medicaid.
S 432 - Enzi
Employer Health Insurance Mandate
02/10/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain small businesses from the employer health insurance mandate and to modify the definition of full-time employee for purposes of such mandate.
S 440 - Crapo
Veterinary Student Loan Repayment or Forgiveness
02/10/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an exclusion for assistance provided to participants in certain veterinary student loan repayment or forgiveness.
S 448 - Moran Je
TRICARE Program and Eligibility
02/11/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Provides for coordination between the TRICARE program and eligibility for making contributions to a health savings account.
S 453 - Cassidy
Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Grant
02/11/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to States to streamline State requirements and procedures for veterans with military emergency medical training to become civilian emergency medical technicians.
S 459 - Boozman
Medicaid Waivers
02/11/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to approve waivers under the Medicaid Program under title XIX of the Social Security Act that are related to State provider taxes that exempt certain retirement communities.
S 462 - Brown S
Microcystins in Drinking Water
02/11/2015 - To SENATE Committee on ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS.
Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to publish a health advisory and submit reports with respect to microcystins in drinking water.
S 466 - Stabenow
Medicaid and CHIP Programs on Maternity Care
02/11/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends Title XI of the Social Security Act to improve the quality, health outcomes, and value of maternity care under the Medicaid and CHIP programs by developing maternity care quality measures and supporting maternity care quality collaboratives.
S 470 - Thune
Educational Health Insurance Mandate Exemption
02/12/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain educational institutions from the employer health insurance mandate.
S 480 - Shaheen
Controlled Substance Monitoring Program
02/12/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Amends and reauthorizes the controlled substance monitoring program under section 399O of the Public Health Service Act.
S 481 - Hatch
Drug Scheduling Recommendations
02/12/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Amends the Controlled Substances Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to drug scheduling recommendations by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and with respect to registration of manufacturers and distributors seeking to conduct clinical testing.
S 483 - Hatch
Prescription Drug Diversion and Abuse Enforcement
02/12/2015 - To SENATE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Improves enforcement efforts related to prescription drug diversion and abuse.
S 484 - Roberts
Comparative Effectiveness Research and Patient Coverage
02/12/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Protects all patients by prohibiting the use of data obtained from comparative effectiveness research to deny or delay coverage of items or services under Federal health care programs and to ensure that comparative effectiveness research accounts for advancements in personalized medicine and differences in patient treatment response.
S 486 - Boxer
Head Start Student Vaccinations
02/12/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Amends the Head Start Act to ensure that all children in Head Start and Early Head Start programs are vaccinated, and allow exemptions only for children with underlying medical conditions, for whom vaccines are therefore medically contraindicated.
S 488 - Schumer
Nurse and Physician Assistant Cardiac Programs
02/12/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends 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.
S 506 - Roberts
Medicare Drug and Biological Discounts
02/12/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude customary prompt pay discounts from manufacturers to wholesalers from the average sales price for drugs and biologicals under Medicare.
S 51 - Vitter
Prohibit Grants to Entity that Performs Abortions
01/07/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Amends title X of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit family planning grants from being awarded to any entity that performs abortions, and for other purposes.
S 522 - Brown S
Children's Health Insurance Program
02/12/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend the Children's Health Insurance Program.
S 524 - Whitehouse
Prescription Drug Abuse Grants
02/12/2015 - To SENATE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Authorizes the Attorney General to award grants to address the national epidemics of prescription opioid abuse and heroin use.
S 529 - Grassley
Trafficking Victim Response
02/12/2015 - To SENATE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Improves the services available to runaway and homeless youth who are victims of trafficking, to improve the response to victims of child sex trafficking, to direct the Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking to identify strategies to prevent children from becoming victims of trafficking and review trafficking prevention efforts, to protect and assist in the recovery of victims of trafficking.
S 539 - Cardin
Medicare Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapy Caps
02/24/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.
S 570 - Sanders
Oral Health Care Access
02/25/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Improves access to oral health care for vulnerable and underserved populations.
S 571 - Inhofe
FAA Medical Certification Regulations
02/25/2015 - To SENATE Committee on COMMERCE, SCIENCE, AND TRANSPORTATION.
Amends the Pilot's Bill of Rights to facilitate appeals and to apply to other certificates issued by the Federal Aviation Administration, to require the revision of the third class medical certification regulations issued by the Federal Aviation Administration.
S 573 - Boozman
FAA Small Aircraft Pilot Certification
02/25/2015 - To SENATE Committee on COMMERCE, SCIENCE, AND TRANSPORTATION.
Directs the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to issue or revise regulations with respect to the medical certification of certain small aircraft pilots.
S 578 - Collins
Home Health Services Under Medicare Program
02/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure more timely access to home health services for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program.
S 582 - Wicker
Taxpayer Funded Abortions
02/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Prohibits taxpayer funded abortions.
S 584 - Thune
Medicare Summary Notices
02/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide the option to receive Medicare Summary Notices electronically, to increase the flexibility and transparency of contracts with Medicare administrative contractors.
S 587 - Wyden
Human-Based Methods for Combat Injury Treatment
02/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Amends title 10, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Defense to use only human-based methods for training members of the Armed Forces in the treatment of severe combat injuries.
S 598 - Cardin
Chronic Kidney Disease
02/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Improves the understanding of, and promote access to treatment for, chronic kidney disease.
S 599 - Cardin
Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Demonstration Project
02/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Extends and expands the Medicaid emergency psychiatric demonstration project.
S 603 - Tester
Transportation of Veterans to Health Facilities
02/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
Amends title 38, United States Code, to make permanent the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to transport individuals to and from facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs in connection with rehabilitation, counseling, examination, treatment, and care.
S 607 - Grassley
Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Program
02/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a five-year extension of the rural community hospital demonstration program.
S 621 - Feinstein
Animal Disease Control through Antimicrobials
03/02/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure the safety and effectiveness of medically important antimicrobials approved for use in the prevention and control of animal diseases, in order to minimize the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
S 624 - Brown S
Medicare Colorectal Cancer Screening Coverage
03/03/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive coinsurance under Medicare for colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required during the screening.
S 626 - Grassley
Medicare Foot and Ankle Care
03/03/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Amends title XIX of the Social Security Act to cover physician services delivered by podiatric physicians to ensure access by Medicaid beneficiaries to appropriate quality foot and ankle care, to amend title XVIII of such Act to modify the requirements for diabetic shoes to be included under Medicare.
S 629 - Portman
Hospital-Based Nursing Programs Payments
03/03/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Enables hospital-based nursing programs that are affiliated with a hospital to maintain payments under the Medicare program to hospitals for the costs of such programs.
S 636 - Udall T
Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse
03/03/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Reduces prescription drug misuse and abuse.
S 642 - Shaheen
Human Trafficking Victims Recovery and Rehabilitation
03/03/2015 - To SENATE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Aids human trafficking victims' recovery and rehabilitation.
S 646 - Portman
Armed Forces Mental Health Screenings
03/03/2015 - To SENATE Committee on ARMED SERVICES.
Amends title 10, United States Code, to provide an individual with a mental health screening before the individual enlists in the Armed Forces or is commissioned as an officer in the Armed Forces.
S 647 - Cruz
Affordable Care Act Cooperative Interstate Governing
03/03/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Repeals Title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for cooperative governing of individual health insurance coverage offered in interstate commerce.
S 77 - Vitter
Affordable Care Act Repeal
01/07/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
S 78 - Vitter
Abortion Physician Admitting Privilege Requirements
01/07/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Imposes admitting privilege requirements with respect to physicians who perform abortions.
S 84 - Shaheen
Gestational Diabetes Grants
01/07/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Provides grants to better understand and reduce gestational diabetes.
S 97 - Vitter
Affordable Care Act AntiKackback Laws
01/07/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR AND PENSIONS.
Clarifies that the anti kickback laws apply to qualified health plans, the federally-facilitated marketplaces, and other plans and programs under title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
SRES 64 - Murray
National School Counseling Week
02/03/2015 - In SENATE. Passed SENATE.
Designates February 2 through 6, 2015, as National School Counseling Week.
 
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