Medical schools

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2013 H.R. 2504 (113th) WaldenSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure more timely access to home health services for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program. (by More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure more timely access to home health services for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program. (by CRS) Hide
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
TRANSFER Act of 2013 H.R. 2981 (113th) CollinsSupportNo
To support innovative approaches to technology transfer, and for other purposes. (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
Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013 H.R. 3102 (113th) LucasOpposeNo
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008; and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Firearm Safety and Public Health Research Act of 2013 H.R. 321 (113th) MaloneySupportNo
To amend the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013 (Public Law 112-175) to permit research on firearms safety and gun violence. (by More
To amend the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013 (Public Law 112-175) to permit research on firearms safety and gun violence. (by CRS) Hide
Innovation Act H.R. 3309 (113th) GoodlatteOpposeNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (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)
Helium Stewardship Act of 2013 H.R. 527 (113th) HastingsSupportNo
To amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of… More
To amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of American taxpayers, 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)
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
Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2013 S. 1332 (113th) CollinsSupportNo
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure more timely access to home health services for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program. (by More
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure more timely access to home health services for Medicare beneficiaries under the Medicare program. (by CRS) Hide
Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act S. 1431 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act. (by CRS)
Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2013 S. 1557 (113th) CaseySupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize support for graduate medical education programs in children's hospitals. (by More
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize support for graduate medical education programs in children's hospitals. (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
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
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
USA FREEDOM Act of 2014 S. 2685 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and… More
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, 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)
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
To Repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund. H.R. 1217 (112th) PittsOpposeNo
To repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund. (by CRS)
Leahy-Smith America Invents Act H.R. 1249 (112th) SmithSupportYes
To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
Josh Miller HEARTS Act H.R. 1377 (112th) SuttonSupportNo
To establish a grant program for automated external defibrillators in elementary and secondary schools. (by CRS)
Quality Health Care Coalition Act of 2011 H.R. 1409 (112th) ConyersSupportNo
To ensure and foster 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… More
To ensure and foster 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. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act H.R. 2117 (112th) FoxxSupportNo
To prohibit the Department of Education from overreaching into academic affairs and program eligibility under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. (by More
To prohibit the Department of Education from overreaching into academic affairs and program eligibility under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. (by CRS) Hide
Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2011 H.R. 2405 (112th) RogersSupportNo
To reauthorize certain provisions of the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act relating to public health preparedness and countermeasure development, and for other… More
To reauthorize certain provisions of the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act relating to public health preparedness and countermeasure development, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
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
Research Works Act H.R. 3699 (112th) IssaOpposeNo
To ensure the continued publication and integrity of peer-reviewed research works by the private sector. (by CRS)
ULTRA H.R. 3737 (112th) StearnsSupportNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to fast track approval of certain orphan drugs. (by CRS)
Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2012 H.R. 6083 (112th) LucasOpposeNo
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Spending Reduction Act of 2012 H.R. 6684 (112th) CantorOpposeNo
To provide for spending reduction. (by CRS)
Medical Device Regulatory Improvement Act S. 1700 (112th) KlobucharSupportNo
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to device review determinations and conflicts of interest, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to device review determinations and conflicts of interest, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act Reauthorization of 2011 S. 1855 (112th) BurrSupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize various programs under the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act. (by More
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize various programs under the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act. (by CRS) Hide
Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012 S. 2096 (112th) CornynSupportNo
A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. (by More
A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. (by CRS) Hide
Transforming the Regulatory Environment to Accelerate Access to Treatments S. 2113 (112th) HaganSupportNo
A bill to empower the Food and Drug Administration to ensure a clear and effective pathway that will encourage innovative products to benefit patients and improve public health. (by More
A bill to empower the Food and Drug Administration to ensure a clear and effective pathway that will encourage innovative products to benefit patients and improve public health. (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
Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act Of2012 S. 2343 (112th) ReidSupportNo
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford Loans, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford Loans, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2012 S. 2474 (112th) AkakaSupportNo
A bill to improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act S. 3187 (112th) HarkinSupportYes
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and… More
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and biosimilars, and for other purposes. (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)
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
Stem Cell Research Advancement Act of 2009 H.R. 4808 (111th) DeGetteSupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human stem cell research, including human embryonic stem cell research, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human stem cell research, including human embryonic stem cell research, and for other purposes. (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)
Stem Cell Research Advancement Act of 2010 S. 3766 (111th) SpecterSupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human stem cell research, including human embryonic stem cell research, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for human stem cell research, including human embryonic stem cell research, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
FERA S. 386 (111th) LeahyOpposeYes
An Act to improve enforcement of mortgage fraud, securities and commodities fraud, financial institution fraud, and other frauds related to Federal assistance and relief programs, for the recovery of… More
An Act to improve enforcement of mortgage fraud, securities and commodities fraud, financial institution fraud, and other frauds related to Federal assistance and relief programs, for the recovery of funds lost to these frauds, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2007 H.R. 1093 (110th) MeekSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase the Medicare caps on graduate medical education positions for States with a shortage of residents. (by More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase the Medicare caps on graduate medical education positions for States with a shortage of residents. (by CRS) Hide
Higher Education Affordability and Equity Act of 2007 H.R. 1407 (110th) EnglishSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand incentives for education. (by CRS)
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Act H.R. 477 (110th) CappsSupportNo
A national education campaign to promote stroke prevention and increase the number of stroke patients who seek immediate treatment. (by More
A national education campaign to promote stroke prevention and increase the number of stroke patients who seek immediate treatment. (by CRS) Hide
False Claims Act Correction Act of 2007 H.R. 4854 (110th) BermanOpposeNo
To amend the provisions of title 31, United States Code, relating to false claims to clarify and make technical amendments to those provisions, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the provisions of title 31, United States Code, relating to false claims to clarify and make technical amendments to those provisions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 H.R. 493 (110th) SlaughterSupportYes
This bill would forbid insurance companies and employers to discriminate based on personal or family genetic information. (by More
This bill would forbid insurance companies and employers to discriminate based on personal or family genetic information. (by CRS) Hide
Physician Payments Sunshine Act of 2007 S. 2029 (110th) GrassleySupportNo
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for transparency in the relationship between physicians and manufacturers of drugs, devices, or medical supplies for which payment is… More
A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for transparency in the relationship between physicians and manufacturers of drugs, devices, or medical supplies for which payment is made under Medicare, Medicaid, or SCHIP. (by CRS) Hide
Lifelong Learning Accounts Act of 2007 S. 26 (110th) CantwellSupportNo
This bill would 1) establish a tax-exempt lifelong learning account to pay for certain higher education expenses, 2) allow individuals a nonrefundable tax credit for contributions to such accounts,… More
This bill would 1) establish a tax-exempt lifelong learning account to pay for certain higher education expenses, 2) allow individuals a nonrefundable tax credit for contributions to such accounts, and 3) allow employers a business-related tax credit for contributions to such accounts. (by CRS) Hide
Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007 S. 5 (110th) ReidSupportNo
This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct and support research that utilizes human embryonic stem cells, regardless of the date… More
This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct and support research that utilizes human embryonic stem cells, regardless of the date on which the stem cells were derived from a human embryo. (by CRS) Hide
Heart Disease Education, Analysis and Research, and Treatment for Women Act S. 573 (110th) StabenowSupportNo
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular… More
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women. (by CRS) Hide
Pediatric Research Improvement Act S. 993 (110th) ClintonSupportNo
A bill to improve pediatric research. (by CRS)
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Act of 2008 S. 999 (110th) CochranSupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve stroke prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation. (by CRS)