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USSB455IntroMORE Health Education Act Marketing and Outreach Restoration to Empower Health Education Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct outreach and educational activities regarding federally-facilitated e...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1143IntroEducating Consumers on the Risks of Short-Term Plans Act of 2019
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2019-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB433IntroHome Health Payment Innovation Act of 2019
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR59IntroA resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal. This resolution calls for the creation of a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions; establishing millions of high-wage jobs ...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1035IntroPrescription Drug Price Transparency Act
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1052IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for direct payment to physician assistants under the Medicare program for certain services furnished by such physician assistants. This bill allows direct payment, under the Medicare program,...
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB402IntroSASCA Survivors' Access to Supportive Care Act
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2019-02-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB377IntroMedicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefi...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1093IntroStop Price Gouging Act This bill imposes an excise tax on pharmaceutical companies that sell prescription drugs that are subject to price spikes that exceed the annual percentage increase in the Chained Consumer Price Index. For each taxable prescrip...
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB378IntroStop Price Gouging Act This bill imposes an excise tax on pharmaceutical companies that sell prescription drugs that are subject to price spikes that exceed the annual percentage increase in the Chained Consumer Price Index. For each taxable prescrip...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1082IntroSASCA Survivors' Access to Supportive Care Act
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1034IntroPhair Pricing Act of 2019
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB366IntroFLAT Prices Act Forcing Limits on Abusive and Tumultuous Prices
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2019-02-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB350IntroCompetitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2019 This bill declares that nothing in the McCarran-Ferguson Act modifies, impairs, or supersedes the operation of antitrust laws with respect to the business of health insurance, including the business of ...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB185IntroObamaCare Repeal Act This bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective as of their enactment. Provisions of law amended by those Acts are restored.
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2019-02-05
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB83IntroResponsible Path to Full Obamacare Repeal Act This bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective at the beginning of FY2020. Provisions of law amended by those Acts...
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2019-02-05
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB258IntroTo authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish fees for medical services provided in units of the National Park System, and for other purposes.
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2019-02-05
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB957IntroTax Cuts and Jobs Middle Class Enhancement Act The bill makes permanent the tax reductions and other provisions for individuals that were enacted in P.L 115-97 (commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) and are scheduled to expire at the end of 20...
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2019-02-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB90IntroProtection from Obamacare Mandates and Congressional Equity Act This bill alters provisions relating to the requirement to maintain minimum essential health care coverage (i.e., the individual mandate), as well as provisions relating to health care c...
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2019-01-31
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB908IntroStop Penalizing Working Seniors Act This bill allows Medicare-eligible individuals who are age 65 or older to contribute to health savings accounts if their entitlement to Medicare benefits is limited to hospital insurance benefits under Medicare Par...
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2019-01-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB913IntroCLINICAL TREATMENT Act Covering Life-saving Investigations Needed in Cancer and Other Life-threatening Conditions through Timely use of Resources for Easy and Affordable Treatment from Medicaid for Enrollees in Need Today Act
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2019-01-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB813IntroPuerto Rico Integrity in Medicare Advantage Act This bill temporarily establishes geographic adjustments for certain Medicare Advantage payment formulations, and specifies that a certain percentage of corresponding payment increases must be directed ...
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2019-01-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB648EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration...
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2019-01-28
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 16.
USHB107IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to sunset the limit on the maximum rebate amount for single source drugs and innovator multiple source drugs. This bill terminates certain limitations regarding drug rebates under Medicaid. Currently, the...
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2019-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB59IntroTransparency and Accountability of Failed Exchanges Act This bill establishes specific audit requirements, and rescinds funds, for certain states that are awarded grants to establish health insurance exchanges under the Patient Protection and Afforda...
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2019-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB71IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for cooperative governing of individual health insurance coverage. This bill establishes which state law governs health insurers offering coverage in multiple states. Specifically, the bill provides t...
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2019-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB352IntroHolding Health Insurers Harmless Act This bill exempts health insurers and group health plan sponsors from penalties for offering coverage or plans that fail to comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Educat...
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2019-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB383IntroContinuing Coverage for Preexisting Conditions Act of 2019 This bill establishes severability between provisions relating to the requirement to maintain minimum essential health care coverage (i.e., the individual mandate) and other provisions of the...
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2019-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB465IntroPrescription Drug Price Relief Act of 2019 This bill establishes a series of oversight and disclosure requirements relating to the prices of brand-name drugs. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to review...
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2019-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB692IntroPre-existing Conditions Protection Act of 2019
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2019-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB456IntroCare for All Act of 2019 This bill eliminates restrictions on who may purchase catastrophic health plans and allows such plans to be offered in both the individual and group markets. Catastrophic health plans do not cover any benefits, other than thr...
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2019-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB660IntroCHILD Act Community Health Improvement, Leadership, and Development Act of 2019
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2019-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB344IntroChiropractic Health Parity for Military Beneficiaries Act Chiropractic Health Parity for Military Beneficiaries Act This bill directs the Department of Defense to provide chiropractic health care services and benefits through the TRICARE program to u...
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2019-01-24
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel
USHB613IntroTRICARE Reserve Select Improvement Act
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2019-01-24
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel
USSB219IntroCorporate Freeloader Fee Act This bill imposes a specified excise tax on certain employers who employ low-wage employees during the year. A "low-wage" employee is an employee who receives wages from the employer that are less than 218% of the federal...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB109IntroNo Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2019 This bill modifies provisions relating to federal funding for, and health insurance coverage of, abortions. Specifically, the bill prohibits the use of federal funds ...
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2019-01-17
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 48 - 47. Record Vote Number: 7. (CR S288)
USHB593IntroSmall Business Owners' Tax Simplification Act of 2019 This bill modifies several tax-related requirements that affect small businesses and self-employed individuals. The bill includes provisions that align the deadlines for quarterly estimated tax pa...
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2019-01-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB164IntroTRICARE Reserve Improvement Act
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2019-01-16
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB172IntroHealth Insurance Tax Relief Act of 2019
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2019-01-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR18IntroA resolution authorizing the Senate Legal Counsel to represent the Senate in Texas v. United States No. 4:18-cv-00167-O (N.D. Tex.). This resolution authorizes the Senate Legal Counsel to represent the Senate in Texas v. United States, including to i...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB117IntroDisability Integration Act of 2019 This bill prohibits government entities and insurance providers from denying community-based services to individuals with disabilities that require long-term service or support that would enable such individuals to ...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB131IntroProtect Medicaid Act This bill prohibits federal payment under Medicaid for the administrative costs of providing health benefits to noncitizens who are ineligible for Medicaid based on their immigration status. The Department of Health and Human Ser...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB80IntroJobs and Premium Protection Act This bill repeals the annual fee on health insurers. Under current law, the fee is suspended for 2019 and is scheduled to be reimposed in 2020.
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2019-01-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB99IntroMedicare Drug Price Negotiation Act This bill makes a series of changes relating to the prices of prescription drugs under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage (MA) prescription drug plans (PDPs). Under current law, the Cente...
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2019-01-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB102IntroPrescription Drug Price Relief Act of 2019 This bill establishes a series of oversight and disclosure requirements relating to the prices of brand-name drugs. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to review...
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2019-01-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB110IntroMedical Expense Savings Act This bill makes permanent the reduction in the adjusted gross income threshold that must be exceeded before a taxpayer is allowed to claim an itemized tax deduction for medical expenses. (In 2017, the threshold was tempora...
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2019-01-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB457IntroHealth Savings Account Act This bill modifies the requirements for health savings accounts (HSAs) to (1) increase the maximum contribution limits for HSAs to match the sum of the annual deductible and out-of-pocket expenses permitted under a high ded...
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2019-01-10
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR6IntroAdopting the Rules of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, and for other purposes. This resolution adopts the Rules of the House of Representatives for the 116th Congress. The resolution adopts the rules of the 115th C...
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2019-01-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB72IntroFederal Employees Civil Relief Act This bill establishes a framework to temporarily suspend certain judicial and administrative proceedings against a federal employee or contractor during a lapse in appropriations.
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2019-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB62IntroEmpowering Medicare Seniors to Negotiate Drug Prices Act of 2019 This bill allows the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to (1) negotiate drug prices under the Medicare prescription drug benefit, and (2) institute a price structure for the reim...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
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