Legislative and Regulatory Tracker
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S. 870 - Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017
S. 1334 - Patient Choice and Quality Care Act of 2017
H.R. 3168 - To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide continued access to specialized Medicare Advantage plans for special needs individuals, and for other purposes.
H.R. 3044 - To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand supplemental benefits to meet the needs of chronically ill Medicare Advantage enrollees under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
H.R. 1995 - V-BID for Better Care Act of 2017
H.R. 246 – To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
H.R. 908 -- Medicare Advantage Quality Payment Relief Act of 2017 – To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate a provision under the Medicare Advantage program that inadvertently penalizes Medicare Advantage plans for providing high quality care to Medicare beneficiaries.
H.R. 2556 / S. 1016 -- Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies for Health Act of 2017” or the “CONNECT for Health Act of 2017 -- To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to telehealth services, and for other purposes.
H.R. 2575 / S. 1909 -- Beneficiary Enrollment Notification and Eligibility Simplification Act of 2017” or the “BENES Act of 2017 -- to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a system to educate individuals approaching Medicare eligibility, to simplify and modernize the eligibility enrollment process, and for other purposes.
H.R. 849 / S. 260 -- Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2017 -- To repeal the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act providing for the Independent Payment Advisory Board.
S. 251 -- Protecting Medicare from Executive Action Act of 2017 -- To repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board in order to ensure that it cannot be used to undermine the Medicare entitlement for beneficiaries.
S. 1859 – Healthcare Tax Relief Act – to extend the moratorium on the annual fee on health insurance providers.
H.R. 3756 – Medicare Advantage Quality Expansion Act – to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to exclude MA quality rating bonuses for certain new entrant Medicare Advantage plans from benchmark cap.