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Feb. 27, 2017
Bill Status

H.RES.154

Of inquiry requesting the President of the United States and directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to transmit certain information to the House of Representatives relating to plans to repeal or replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health-related measures of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Feb. 17, 2017
Bill Status

H.J.RES.43

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients.

Received in the Senate.

H.RES.148

Expressing support for the designation of "National Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month".

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

H.RES.146

Expressing support for the designation of February 22, 2017, as "National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day", coinciding with American Heart Month.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.RES.67

A resolution expressing support for health and wellness coaches and for the designation of February 13, 2017, through February 19, 2017, as "National Health and Wellness Coach Recognition Week".

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1416; text of measure as passed: CR S1399)

Feb. 16, 2017
Bill Status

H.RES.142

Expressing support for designation of the week of October 29 through November 4, 2017, as "National Obesity Care Week".

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1173

Medicare Mental Health Access Act

Referred to House Ways and Means

H.R.1187

Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1166

Medicaid Cost-Sharing Waiver Flexibility Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1130

Fair Medicare Hospital Payments Act of 2017

Referred to House Energy and Commerce

H.R.1122

SPARC Act

Referred to House Ways and Means

H.R.1148

FAST Act of 2017

Referred to House Ways and Means

H.R.1151

Encouraging the Prioritization of the Most Vulnerable Act

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1121

Pre-existing Conditions Protection Act of 2017

Referred to House Ways and Means

H.R.1136

FDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1101

Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.1156

Patient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2017

Referred to House Ways and Means

H.R.1160

ACO Assignment Improvement Act of 2017

Referred to House Energy and Commerce

H.R.1155

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists to supervise cardiac, intensive cardiac, and pulmonary rehabilitation programs.

Referred to House Ways and Means

H.J.RES.81

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding health care.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

S.RES.63

A resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of October 29 through November 4, 2017, as "National Obesity Care Week".

Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1313)

Feb. 15, 2017
Bill Status

S.382

Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.RES.130

Supporting efforts to increase competition and accountability in the health insurance marketplace, and to extend accessible, quality, affordable health care coverage to every American through the choice of a public insurance plan.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1082

Medicaid HOME Improvement Act

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.404

A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the process for inspections of device establishments for granting export certifications.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.397

Fair Medicare Hospital Payments Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Feb. 14, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.715

Compassionate Access Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Feb. 13, 2017
Bill Status

H.RES.121

Expressing support for health and wellness coaches and "National Health and Wellness Coach Recognition Week".

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1017

Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017

Referred to House Ways and Means

H.R.1011

Health and Human Services Hiree Clarification Act

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.1020

Compassionate Freedom of Choice Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Feb. 10, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.175

ObamaCare Repeal Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.277

American Health Care Reform Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.352

State Health Flexibility Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.370

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.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.786

ACHE Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

H.R.676

Expanded & Improved Medicare For All Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.849

Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.860

HEALTHIER Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.862

Medicaid Tax Fairness Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

S.RES.45

A resolution designating February 2017 as "American Heart Month" and February 3, 2017, as "National Wear Red Day".

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

H.R.878

Right to Try Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.872

DEVICE Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.880

MISSION ZERO Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Feb. 9, 2017
Bill Status

S.348

Prescription Drug and Health Improvement Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.994

Examining Opioid Treatment Infrastructure Act of 2017

Referred to House Natural Resources

H.R.993

Opioid Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.992

Expanding Opportunities for Recovery Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Feb. 8, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.664

STOP OD Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Feb. 7, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.181

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to count portions of income from annuities of a community spouse as income available to institutionalized spouses for purposes of eligibility for medical assistance, and for other purposes.

Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 13 .

H.R.829

Prioritizing the Most Vulnerable Over Lottery Winners Act of 2017

Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 11 .

H.R.908

Medicare Advantage Quality Payment Relief Act of 2017

Referred to House Energy and Commerce

H.R.930

Lymphedema Treatment Act

Referred to House Ways and Means

H.R.931

Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.934

Personal Drug Importation Fairness Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.938

Medicaid Third Party Liability Act

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.959

Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.982

TREAT Act

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Feb. 6, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.372

Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.

S.308

Provider Payment Sunshine Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.311

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.309

A bill to establish a Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan demonstration program to target home and community-based care to eligible Medicare beneficiaries.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.RES.49

A resolution declaring that achieving the primary goal of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease of the Department of Health and Human Services to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer's disease by 2025 is an urgent national priority.

Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S747-748)

Feb. 3, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.707

Health Care Choices for Seniors Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.708

State Age Rating Flexibility Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.706

Plan Verification and Fairness Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.705

Verify Eligibility Coverage Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.RES.64

Recognizing the roles and contributions of America's Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and their role in providing quality healthcare for the public.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.RES.69

Expressing support for designation of the 17th day in May as "DIPG Awareness Day" to raise awareness and encourage the research into cures for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) and pediatric cancers in general.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.741

Rural Hospital Regulatory Relief Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.RES.84

Expressing support for designation of February 4, 2017, as National Cancer Prevention Day.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.714

LUMMA

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.749

Lower Drug Costs through Competition Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.750

Ensuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.J.RES.39

Disapproving a rule submitted by the Department of Health and Human Services relating to "Compliance with Title X Requirements by Project Recipients in Selecting Subrecipients".

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.772

Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.778

DAIRY PRIDE Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.774

Medicaid Coverage of Tobacco Cessation Nonprescription Drugs Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.766

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a pilot program to expand telehealth options under the Medicare program for individuals residing in public housing located in health professional shortage areas, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.767

SOAR to Health and Wellness Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.771

Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.J.RES.51

Approving the discontinuation of the process for consideration and automatic implementation of the annual proposal of the Independent Medicare Advisory Board under section 1899A of the Social Security Act.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.797

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to remove the matching requirement for a territory to use specially allocated Federal funds for Medicare covered part D drugs for low-income individuals.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.807

Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.817

End Surprise Billing Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.816

FACT Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.820

Childhood Cancer STAR Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.853

Protecting Life and Taxpayers Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.301

Conscience Protection Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Feb. 2, 2017
Bill Status

S.294

Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.297

Increasing Competition in Pharmaceuticals Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.284

End Surprise Billing Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.292

Childhood Cancer STAR

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S659)

Feb. 1, 2017
Bill Status

S.J.RES.16

A joint resolution approving the discontinuation of the process for consideration and automatic implementation of the annual proposal of the Independent Medicare Advisory Board under section 1899A of the Social Security Act.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.J.RES.17

A joint resolution approving the discontinuation of the process for consideration and automatic implementation of the annual proposal of the Independent Medicare Advisory Board under section 1899A of the Social Security Act.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.252

Medicare Drug Savings Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.261

Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.253

Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S596-597; text of measure as introduced: CR S597)

S.251

Protecting Medicare from Executive Action Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.256

SOAR to Health and Wellness Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.260

Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Text of measure as introduced: CR S597)

Jan. 30, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.626

Access to Inpatient Rehabilitation Therapy Act of 2017

Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H721)

S.J.RES.13

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.241

Protect Funding for Women's Health Care Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.243

Rural Hospital Regulatory Relief Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Jan. 27, 2017
Bill Status

H.RES.67

Expressing support for designation of November 2017, as "National Bladder Health Month".

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

H.R.710

Health Coverage State Flexibility Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Jan. 25, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.118

Health and Human Services Hiree Clarification Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.208

Ensuring Health Care Opportunities Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.RES.32

Recognizing July 28, 2017, as "World Hepatitis Day".

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.180

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to eliminate the requirement for 3 months of retroactive coverage under the Medicaid program.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.217

Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.165

Restoring the Partnership for County Health Care Costs Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.204

Genetically Engineered Salmon Labeling Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.166

Outpatient Mental Health Modernization Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.161

Services for Ending Long-Term Homelessness Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.148

Byron Nash Renal Medullary Carcinoma Awareness Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.182

Stop Obamacare Spam Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.164

Increasing Access to Voluntary Screening for HIV/AIDS and STIs Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.246

To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.242

Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.261

Puerto Rico Medicare Part B Equality Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.284

Advancing Medical Resident Training in Community Hospitals Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.314

Health Care Choice Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.326

Neuromyelitis Optica Consortium Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.324

Medicaid Bump Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.335

Medicaid Expansion Parity Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.354

Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.409

Putting Patients and Providers Ahead of Compressed Regulatory Timelines Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.427

Collaborative Academic Research Efforts for Tourette Syndrome Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.410

Protecting Life Until Natural Death Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.421

Allowing Greater Access to Safe and Effective Contraception Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.449

Synthetic Drug Awareness Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.682

Preserving Access to Medicaid for Americans Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

Jan. 24, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.635

CHOICE Act

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.633

Patient Fairness and Relief Act of 2017

Referred to House Ways and Means

H.R.628

Guaranteed Health Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.640

Transparency and Accountability of Failed Exchanges Act

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.617

Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.

H.R.656

Women's Public Health and Safety Act

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.644

Conscience Protection Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.661

Employee Fairness and Relief Act of 2017

Referred to House Ways and Means

H.R.662

MEND Act

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

S.196

Public Health Emergency Response and Accountability Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.204

Trickett Wendler Right to Try Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.222

Obamacare Replacement Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Jan. 23, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.143

Health Insurance Industry Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.

S.194

CHOICE Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.191

Patient Freedom Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks: CR S400-402)

Jan. 20, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.592

Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act

Referred to House Ways and Means

S.183

Short on Competition Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Jan. 17, 2017
Bill Status

S.147

Obamacare Taxpayer Bailout Prevention Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Jan. 13, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.548

Health Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.551

Care for All Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.575

Cosmetic Modernization Amendments of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.539

USPSTF Transparency and Accountability Act of 2017

Referred to House Ways and Means

H.R.524

End Trafficking of the Terminated Unborn Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.564

Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.561

Small Business Job Protection Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

H.R.541

Improving Oversight and Accountability in Medicaid Non-DSH Supplemental Payments Act

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.543

Prioritizing the Most Vulnerable Americans Act

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.552

Affordable Limited Health Coverage Act

Referred to House Ways and Means

H.R.542

Better Accounting for Medicaid Costs Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Jan. 12, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.304

Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

S.106

ObamaCare Repeal Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

H.R.508

Seniors Have Eyes, Ears, and Teeth Act of 2017

Referred to House Ways and Means

S.109

Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.130

DAIRY PRIDE Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Jan. 10, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.309

National Clinical Care Commission Act

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.302

Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

H.R.315

Improving Access to Maternity Care Act

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.92

Safe and Affordable Drugs from Canada Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.93

Allowing Greater Access to Safe and Effective Contraception Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Jan. 9, 2017
Bill Status

S.64

Safe and Affordable Drugs from Canada Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Jan. 5, 2017
Bill Status

H.RES.26

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that restored the original black lung benefits eligibility requirements should not be reduced but should be preserved and protected.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

S.46

Strengthening Medicare Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.41

Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Jan. 4, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.259

To prevent the territories of the United States from losing current Medicaid funding.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

H.R.285

Healthcare Tax Relief and Mandate Repeal Act

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Jan. 3, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.153

Michael E. DeBakey Stamp Act

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.