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Titles (6)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Advancing Seniors and Kids Act

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • KIDS Act
  • Keeping Kids' Insurance Delivery Stable Act
  • Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To extend funding for certain public health programs, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

01/18/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

01/23/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
01/19/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
01/18/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/18/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/18/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (84)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 01/18/2018
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 01/18/2018
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen [D-HI-1]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV-3]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Kihuen, Ruben J. [D-NV-4]* 01/18/2018
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 01/19/2018
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 01/19/2018
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 01/19/2018
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] 01/19/2018
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 01/19/2018
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 01/22/2018
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 01/22/2018
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 01/22/2018
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 01/22/2018
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 01/22/2018
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 01/22/2018
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 01/30/2018
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] 01/30/2018
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 01/30/2018
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10] 01/30/2018
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 01/30/2018
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 01/30/2018
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 01/30/2018
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 01/30/2018
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 01/30/2018
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 01/30/2018
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 01/30/2018
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 01/30/2018
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 01/30/2018
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 01/30/2018
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 01/30/2018
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 01/30/2018
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 02/05/2018
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 02/05/2018
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 02/05/2018
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 02/05/2018
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 02/05/2018
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10] 02/15/2018

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce01/18/2018 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health01/19/2018 Referred to
House Ways and Means01/18/2018 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health01/23/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/18/2018)

Advancing Seniors and Kids Act or the ASK Act

This bill extends, and otherwise revises, various public health and social welfare programs. Specifically, the bill:

  • permanently extends the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP);
  • extends by one year, but reduces by half, additional federal financial participation for CHIP;
  • extends CHIP's qualifying-states option, express-lane eligibility option, and outreach and enrollment program;
  • extends the Child Enrollment Contingency Fund, the Childhood Obesity Demonstration Project, and the Pediatric Quality Measures Program;
  • modifies Medicare payment rules and reporting requirements with respect to ground-ambulance services;
  • permanently extends specialized Medicare Advantage (MA) plans for certain special-needs individuals;
  • expands certain supplemental benefits under MA for chronically ill enrollees;
  • extends the Medicare payment adjustment known as the "home-health rural add-on";
  • makes permanent or extends other specified programs and payment rules under Medicare;
  • under Medicaid, extends certain health workforce demonstration projects as well as specified programs related to community health centers, diabetes, graduate medical education, family-to-family health-information centers, abstinence education, and personal-responsibility education;
  • delays certain changes, under Medicaid, to disproportionate-share hospital allotments and to third-party liability provisions;
  • extends the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program and requires, under the program, continued demonstration of improvements in certain benchmark areas;
  • establishes a grant program for the monitoring of representative payees under the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program and the Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program;
  • otherwise revises provisions related to representative payment under SSI and OASDI; and
  • with respect to the child-welfare system, modifies provisions related to information sharing and to overpayment liability.