Health care institutions

TopicBill numberAuthorsort iconInterest positionBecame law
Medicare Better Health Rewards Program Act of 2013 S. 1228 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to establish a program to provide incentive payments to participating Medicare beneficiaries who voluntarily establish and maintain better health. (by More
A bill to establish a program to provide incentive payments to participating Medicare beneficiaries who voluntarily establish and maintain better health. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014 S. 2110 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and to improve Medicare and Medicaid payments, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and to improve Medicare and Medicaid payments, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012 H.R. 5651 (112th) UptonSupportNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and for medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and… More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and for medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and biosimilars, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
PLAY Every Day Act H.R. 2045 (110th) UdallSupportNo
To help promote the national recommendation of physical activity to kids, families, and communities across the United States. (by More
To help promote the national recommendation of physical activity to kids, families, and communities across the United States. (by CRS) Hide
Family Health Care Accessibility Act of 2011 S. 1059 (112th) ThuneSupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide liability protections for volunteer practitioners at health centers under section 330 of such Act. (by More
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide liability protections for volunteer practitioners at health centers under section 330 of such Act. (by CRS) Hide
Excellence in Mental Health Act S. 264 (113th) StabenowSupportNo
A bill to expand access to community mental health centers and improve the quality of mental health care for all Americans. (by More
A bill to expand access to community mental health centers and improve the quality of mental health care for all Americans. (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)
Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act of 2013 H.R. 1150 (113th) SlaughterSupportNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to preserve the effectiveness of medically important antimicrobials used in the treatment of human and animal diseases. (by More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to preserve the effectiveness of medically important antimicrobials used in the treatment of human and animal diseases. (by CRS) Hide
Supporting Community Schools Act of 2011 S. 616 (112th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 in order to support the community schools model. (by CRS)
Establishing the Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2014 and Setting Forth Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2015 Through 2023. H.Con.Res. 25 (113th) RyanOpposeNo
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023. (by More
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023. (by CRS) Hide
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act H.R. 3590 (111th) RangelSupportYes
An act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS)
Black Lung Benefits Survivors Equity Act of 2007 H.R. 1123 (110th) RahallSupportNo
To amend the Black Lung Benefits Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2013 H.R. 297 (113th) PittsSupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize support for graduate medical education programs in children's hospitals. (by More
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize support for graduate medical education programs in children's hospitals. (by CRS) Hide
To Repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund. H.R. 1217 (112th) PittsOpposeNo
To repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund. (by CRS)
Telemedicine for Medicare Act of 2013 H.R. 3077 (113th) NunesSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit certain Medicare providers licensed in a State to provide telemedicine services to certain Medicare beneficiaries in a different State.… More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit certain Medicare providers licensed in a State to provide telemedicine services to certain Medicare beneficiaries in a different State. (by CRS) Hide
Preserving Patient Access to Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals Act of 2007 S. 543 (110th) NelsonSupportNo
A bill to improve Medicare beneficiary access by extending the 60 percent compliance threshold used to determine whether a hospital or unit of a hospital is an inpatient rehabilitation facility under… More
A bill to improve Medicare beneficiary access by extending the 60 percent compliance threshold used to determine whether a hospital or unit of a hospital is an inpatient rehabilitation facility under the Medicare program. (by CRS) Hide
Colon Cancer Screen for Life Act of 2007 H.R. 1926 (110th) NealSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve patient access to, and utilization of, the colorectal cancer screening benefit under the Medicare Program. (by More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve patient access to, and utilization of, the colorectal cancer screening benefit under the Medicare Program. (by CRS) Hide
Adult Education and Family Literacy Act S. 1356 (113th) MurraySupportNo
A bill to amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to strengthen the United States workforce development system through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, training, and… More
A bill to amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to strengthen the United States workforce development system through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, training, and education programs in the United States, and to promote individual and national economic growth, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting America's Workers Act S. 1166 (112th) MurraySupportNo
A bill to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to expand coverage under the Act, to increase protections for whistleblowers, to increase penalties for high gravity violations, to… More
A bill to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to expand coverage under the Act, to increase protections for whistleblowers, to increase penalties for high gravity violations, to adjust penalties for inflation, to provide rights for victims of family members, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Family Health Care Accessibility Act of 2010 H.R. 1745 (111th) MurphySupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide liability protections for volunteer practitioners at health centers under section 330 of such Act. (by More
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide liability protections for volunteer practitioners at health centers under section 330 of such Act. (by CRS) Hide
Ensuring Safe Medical Devices for Patients S. 2193 (112th) MerkleySupportNo
A bill to require the Food and Drug Administration to include devices in the postmarket risk identification and analysis system, to expedite the implementation of the unique device identification… More
A bill to require the Food and Drug Administration to include devices in the postmarket risk identification and analysis system, to expedite the implementation of the unique device identification system for medical devices, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Telehealth Modernization Act of 2013 H.R. 3750 (113th) MatsuiSupportNo
To promote the provision of telehealth by establishing a Federal standard for telehealth, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 S. 3307 (111th) LincolnSupportYes
An original bill to reauthorize child nutrition programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Physician Payment and Therapy Relief Act of 2010 H.R. 5712 (111th) LevinSupportYes
An act entitled "The Physician Payment and Therapy Relief Act of 2010". (by CRS)
Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2011 H.R. 2954 (112th) LeeSupportNo
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Preserving Access to Life-Saving Medications Act S. 296 (112th) KlobucharSupportNo
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide the Food and Drug Administration with improved capacity to prevent drug shortages. (by More
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide the Food and Drug Administration with improved capacity to prevent drug shortages. (by CRS) Hide
21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-Saving Early Detection, Research and Treatment) Act S. 717 (111th) KennedySupportNo
A bill to modernize cancer research, increase access to preventative cancer services, provide cancer treatment and survivorship initiatives, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to modernize cancer research, increase access to preventative cancer services, provide cancer treatment and survivorship initiatives, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Improving Trauma Care Act of 2014 H.R. 3548 (113th) JohnsonSupportNo
To amend title XII of the Public Health Service Act to expand the definition of trauma to include thermal, electrical, chemical, radioactive, and other extrinsic agents. (by More
To amend title XII of the Public Health Service Act to expand the definition of trauma to include thermal, electrical, chemical, radioactive, and other extrinsic agents. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to Permit the Simplified Summer Food Programs to Be Carried out in All States and by All Service Institutions. H.R. 1740 (110th) HincheySupportNo
To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to permit the simplified summer food programs to be carried out in all States and by all service institutions. (by More
To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to permit the simplified summer food programs to be carried out in all States and by all service institutions. (by CRS) Hide
Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act H.R. 1230 (112th) HastingsOpposeNo
To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain offshore oil and gas lease sales, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act H.R. 1229 (112th) HastingsOpposeNo
To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to facilitate the safe and timely production of American energy resources from the Gulf of Mexico, to require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct… More
To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to facilitate the safe and timely production of American energy resources from the Gulf of Mexico, to require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain offshore oil and gas lease sales, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act H.R. 1231 (112th) HastingsOpposeNo
To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require that each 5-year offshore oil and gas leasing program offer leasing in the areas with the most prospective oil and gas resources, to… More
To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require that each 5-year offshore oil and gas leasing program offer leasing in the areas with the most prospective oil and gas resources, to establish a domestic oil and natural gas production goal, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Medication Therapy Management Empowerment Act of 2013 S. 557 (113th) HaganSupportNo
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to medication therapy management under part D of the Medicare program. (by More
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to medication therapy management under part D of the Medicare program. (by CRS) Hide
Ending the Medicare Disability Waiting Period Act of 2007 H.R. 154 (110th) GreenSupportNo
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to phase out the 24-month waiting period for disabled individuals to become eligible for Medicare benefits, to eliminate the waiting period for… More
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to phase out the 24-month waiting period for disabled individuals to become eligible for Medicare benefits, to eliminate the waiting period for individuals with life-threatening conditions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare Audit Improvement Act of 2012 H.R. 6575 (112th) GravesSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve operations of recovery auditors under the Medicare integrity program, to increase transparency and accuracy in audits conducted by… More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve operations of recovery auditors under the Medicare integrity program, to increase transparency and accuracy in audits conducted by contractors, and for other purposes. (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
Standard of Care Protection Act of 2013 H.R. 1473 (113th) GingreySupportNo
To prevent certain Federal health care laws from establishing health care provider standards of care in medical malpractice cases, and for other purposes. (by More
To prevent certain Federal health care laws from establishing health care provider standards of care in medical malpractice cases, and for other purposes. (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)
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007 S. 1782 (110th) FeingoldOpposeNo
A bill to amend chapter 1 of title 9 of United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
Healthy Kids Act of 2007 H.R. 2147 (110th) EmanuelSupportNo
To amend titles XXI and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and streamline enrollment under SCHIP and Medicaid and to amend the… More
To amend titles XXI and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and streamline enrollment under SCHIP and Medicaid and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a healthy savings tax credit for purchase of children's health coverage. (by CRS) Hide
America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 H.R. 3200 (111th) DingellSupportNo
To provide affordable, quality health care for all Americans and reduce the growth in health care spending, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide affordable, quality health care for all Americans and reduce the growth in health care spending, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Health Centers Renewal Act of 2006 H.R. 5573 (109th) DealSupportNo
This bill authorizes appropriations for health centers to meet the health care needs of medically underserved populations. (by More
This bill authorizes appropriations for health centers to meet the health care needs of medically underserved populations. (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)
Financial Security Accounts for Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2007 H.R. 2370 (110th) CrenshawSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the establishment of financial security accounts for the care of family members with disabilities. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the establishment of financial security accounts for the care of family members with disabilities. (by CRS) Hide
Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2013 H.R. 1179 (113th) CourtneySupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital requirement for coverage… More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services under Medicare. (by CRS) Hide
Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2013 H.R. 1129 (113th) CobleSupportNo
To limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (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)
Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 H.R. 3630 (112th) CampOpposeYes
A bill to extend the payroll tax holiday, unemployment compensation, Medicare physician payment, provide for the consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to extend the payroll tax holiday, unemployment compensation, Medicare physician payment, provide for the consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 H.R. 3830 (113th) CampSupportNo
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
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
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)
Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2013 S. 569 (113th) BrownSupportNo
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital requirement for… More
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services under Medicare. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare Transitional Care Act of 2014 H.R. 4762 (113th) BlumenauerSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to cover transitional care services to improve the quality and cost effectiveness of care under the Medicare Program. (by More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to cover transitional care services to improve the quality and cost effectiveness of care under the Medicare Program. (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
Achievement Through Prevention Act S. 541 (112th) BennetSupportNo
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and schools to increase implementation of schoolwide positive… More
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and schools to increase implementation of schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports and early intervening services in order to improve student academic achievement, reduce disciplinary problems in schools, and to improve coordination with similar activities and services provided under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 S. 1900 (113th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
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
Saving Lives, Saving Costs Act H.R. 4106 (113th) BarrSupportNo
To provide for the development and dissemination of clinical practice guidelines and the establishment of a right of removal to Federal courts for defendants in medical malpractice actions involving… More
To provide for the development and dissemination of clinical practice guidelines and the establishment of a right of removal to Federal courts for defendants in medical malpractice actions involving a Federal payor, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Native American Psychiatric and Mental Health Care Improvement Act H.R. 4574 (113th) BarberSupportNo
To maximize the access of individuals with mental illness to community-based services, to strengthen the impact of such services, and for other purposes. (by More
To maximize the access of individuals with mental illness to community-based services, to strengthen the impact of such services, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide