Optometrists & Ophthalmologists

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Medicare Patient Empowerment Act of 2013 H.R. 1310 (113th) PriceSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare payment option for patients and eligible professionals to freely contract, without penalty, for Medicare fee-for-service items… More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare payment option for patients and eligible professionals to freely contract, without penalty, for Medicare fee-for-service items and services, while allowing Medicare beneficiaries to use their Medicare benefits. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 Respecting the Scoring of Preventive Health Savings. H.R. 2663 (113th) BurgessSupportNo
To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings. (by CRS)
SGR Repeal and Medicare Beneficiary Access Act of 2013 H.R. 2810 (113th) BurgessSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reform the sustainable growth rate and Medicare payment for physicians' services, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reform the sustainable growth rate and Medicare payment for physicians' services, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Promoting Integrity in Medicare Act of 2013 H.R. 2914 (113th) SpeierOpposeNo
To prevent abusive billing of ancillary services to the Medicare program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2013 H.R. 351 (113th) RoeSupportNo
To repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board. (by More
To repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board. (by CRS) Hide
Science Appropriations Act, 2014 H.R. 3547 (113th) SmithSupportNo
An act making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 H.R. 4302 (113th) PittsOpposeNo
To amend the Social Security Act to extend Medicare payments to physicians and other provisions of the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Social Security Act to extend Medicare payments to physicians and other provisions of the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act of 2013 H.R. 962 (113th) DavisSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the incidence of diabetes among Medicare beneficiaries. (by CRS)
A Bill to Amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 Respecting the Scoring of Preventive Health Savings. S. 1422 (113th) CardinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings. (by CRS)
SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 S. 2000 (113th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and improve Medicare payments for physicians and other professionals, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and improve Medicare payments for physicians and other professionals, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2013 S. 351 (113th) CornynSupportNo
A bill to repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board. (by More
A bill to repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act of 2013 S. 452 (113th) FrankenSupportNo
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the incidence of diabetes among Medicare beneficiaries. (by CRS)
National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act H.R. 2960 (112th) OlsonSupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to foster more effective implementation and coordination of clinical care for people with pre-diabetes and diabetes. (by More
To amend the Public Health Service Act to foster more effective implementation and coordination of clinical care for people with pre-diabetes and diabetes. (by CRS) Hide
Comprehensive 1099 Taxpayer Protection and Repayment of Exchange Subsidy Overpayments Act of 2011 H.R. 4 (112th) LungrenSupportYes
To repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes. (by More
To repeal the expansion of information reporting requirements for payments of $600 or more to corporations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Healthcare Truth and Transparency Act of 2011 H.R. 451 (112th) SullivanSupportNo
To ensure that patients receive accurate health care information by prohibiting misleading and deceptive advertising or representation in the provision of health care services, and to require the… More
To ensure that patients receive accurate health care information by prohibiting misleading and deceptive advertising or representation in the provision of health care services, and to require the identification of the license of health care professionals. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare Decisions Accountability Act of 2011 H.R. 452 (112th) RoeSupportNo
To repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board. (by More
To repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting Access to Healthcare Act H.R. 5 (112th) GingreySupportNo
To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system. (by More
To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system. (by CRS) Hide
Electronic Health Records Improvement Act H.R. 6598 (112th) BlackSupportNo
To amend certain requirements and penalties implemented under the Medicare and Medicaid programs by the HITECH Act of 2009, which would otherwise impede eligible professionals from adopting… More
To amend certain requirements and penalties implemented under the Medicare and Medicaid programs by the HITECH Act of 2009, which would otherwise impede eligible professionals from adopting electronic health records to improve patient care. (by CRS) Hide
National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act S. 3430 (112th) ShaheenSupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to foster more effective implementation and coordination of clinical care for people with pre-diabetes and diabetes. (by More
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to foster more effective implementation and coordination of clinical care for people with pre-diabetes and diabetes. (by CRS) Hide
FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act H.R. 1586 (111th) RangelOpposeYes
An act to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide for modernization of the air traffic… More
An act to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide for modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act of 2009 H.R. 3961 (111th) DingellSupportYes
An Act to extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 until February 28, 2011. (by… More
An Act to extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 until February 28, 2011. (by CRS) Hide
Vision Care for Kids Act of 2009 H.R. 577 (111th) GreenSupportNo
To establish a grant program to provide vision care to children, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Physician Workforce Enhancement Act of 2009 H.R. 914 (111th) BurgessSupportNo
To amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to establish a loan program for eligible hospitals to establish residency training programs. (by More
To amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to establish a loan program for eligible hospitals to establish residency training programs. (by CRS) Hide
Vision Care for Kids Act of 2009 S. 259 (111th) BondSupportNo
A bill to establish a grant program to provide vision care to children, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Ambulatory Surgical Center Medicare Payment Modernization Act of 2007 H.R. 1823 (110th) MeekSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers under the Medicare Program. (by More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers under the Medicare Program. (by CRS) Hide
Optometric Equity in Medicaid Act of 2007 H.R. 1983 (110th) SchakowskySplitNo
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require Medicaid coverage of professional services of optometrists that are otherwise covered when furnished by a physician. (by More
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require Medicaid coverage of professional services of optometrists that are otherwise covered when furnished by a physician. (by CRS) Hide
Contact Lens Consumer Health Protection Act H.R. 2012 (110th) RossSupportNo
To amend the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act to require contact lens sellers to provide a toll-free telephone number and a dedicated email address for the purpose of receiving communications… More
To amend the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act to require contact lens sellers to provide a toll-free telephone number and a dedicated email address for the purpose of receiving communications from prescribers. (by CRS) Hide
Healthcare Truth and Transparency Act of 2007 H.R. 2260 (110th) SullivanSplitNo
To prohibit misleading and deceptive advertising or representation in the provision of health care services, and to require the identification of the license of certain health care providers.… More
To prohibit misleading and deceptive advertising or representation in the provision of health care services, and to require the identification of the license of certain health care providers. (by CRS) Hide
Vision Care for Kids Act of 2007 H.R. 507 (110th) GreenSupportNo
To establish a grant program to provide vision care to children, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2008 S. 1200 (110th) DorganSupportNo
A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to revise and extend the Act. (by CRS)
Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 S. 3101 (110th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend expiring provisions under the Medicare program, to improve beneficiary access to preventive and mental health services, to… More
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend expiring provisions under the Medicare program, to improve beneficiary access to preventive and mental health services, to enhance low-income benefit programs, and to maintain access to care in rural areas, including pharmacy access, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide