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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 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 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 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
01/21/2015 - In SENATE. Placed on SENATE Legislative Calendar under General Orders.
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, and for other purposes.
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
01/08/2015 - 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.
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
01/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
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
01/12/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
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
01/12/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
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
01/13/2015 - To HOUSE 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
01/16/2015 - In SENATE. Read second time. Placed on Legislative Calendar under General Orders.
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
01/27/2015 - In HOUSE. Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
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
01/20/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY.
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
01/20/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
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
01/21/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
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
01/22/2015 - Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on JUDICIARY.
Improves enforcement efforts related to prescription drug diversion and abuse.
H 474 - Wenstrup
Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program
01/22/2015 - To HOUSE 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.
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 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 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 90 - Brownley
Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request Reviews
01/06/2015 - To HOUSE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
 
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