AMERICAN HEALTH CARE ACT

Amendments

Congress: apply provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff (H.R. 2192), consideration (H. Res. 308), H4136 [4MY]

Enact (H.R. 1628), S4197, S4198, S4199, S4200, S4218, S4220, S4222 [25JY], S4256, S4263, S4313, S4314, S4315, S4316, S4317, S4318, S4321, S4322, S4325, S4326, S4327, S4329, S4330, S4331, S4332, S4333 [26JY], S4390, S4399, S4442, S4444, S4449, S4450, S4451, S4452, S4455, S4456, S4457, S4458, S4469, S4470, S4471, S4513, S4514, S4519, S4524, S4528, S4531, S4532, S4541, S4555, S4559, S4565, S4566, S4567, S4569, S4570, S4572, S4573, S4577, S4579, S4580, S4587, S4595, S4600, S4603, S4605 [27JY]

___consideration (H. Res. 254), table (H. Res. 275), H2866 [26AP]

___consideration (H. Res. 308), H4136 [4MY]

Articles and editorials

Bernie Sanders' Projection of Thousands' of Deaths From Lost Health Coverage Is Well-Supported, S4152 [24JY]

Coverage Losses Under the Senate Health Care Bill Could Result in 18,100 to 27,700 Additional Deaths in 2026 (excerpt), H5171 [26JN]

Fewer Americans Would Be Insured With G.O.P. Plan Than With Simple Repeal, H2262 [21MR]

Former GOP Senator_Resist the Bullying. Don't Vote for a Mystery Health Care Bill, S4149 [24JY]

GOP's Last-Ditch Obamacare Repeal Bill May Be the Worst One Yet, S5829 [19SE]

Health `Reform' Will Make Sexual Assault Survivors Sick, H4117 [4MY]

House May Need To Vote Again on GOP Obamacare Repeal Bill, H4435 [23MY]

How the Affordable Care Act Drove Down Personal Bankruptcy, H4154 [4MY]

If the U.S. Adopts the G.O.P.'s HealthCare Bill, It Would Be an Act of Mass Suicide, S6099 [26SE]

Late G.O.P. Proposal Could Mean Plans That Cover Aromatherapy but Not Chemotherapy, H2359 [23MR], H2384 [24MR]

Little-Noted Provision of GOP Health Bill Could Alter Employer Plans, H4132 [4MY]

Our Turn_Protecting Patients Must Be the First Goal of Health Care Legislation, S4031 [18JY]

Republican Health Proposal Would Undermine Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions, H2709 [5AP]

Bills and resolutions

Congress: apply provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff (see S. 1569), S4026 [17JY] (see H.R. 2192), H2939 [27AP]

___apply provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff (H.R. 2192), consideration (see H. Res. 308), H3321 [3MY]

___restrict Members of Congress from a State with a premium age band waiver to the highest age band premium for health care coverage available under such waiver (see H.R. 2986), H5048 [21JN]

___restrict Members of Congress from a State with a waiver of essential health benefits to the lowest actuarial value health care coverage available under such waiver (see H.R. 2985), H5048 [21JN]

___restrict Members of Congress from a State with a waiver of the continuous coverage penalty to the same health care coverage available to their constituents (see H.R. 2984), H5048 [21JN]

Enact (see H.R. 1628), H2239 [20MR]

Enact (H.R. 1628): consideration (see H. Res. 228), H2444 [24MR] (see H. Res. 254), H2783 [6AP] (see H. Res. 308), H3321 [3MY]

___consideration (H. Res. 254), table (see H. Res. 275), H2845 [25AP]

Health: ensure that any sweeping health care legislation is done in a transparent and bipartisan process (see S. Res. 198), S3686 [21JN]

___support efforts to ensure access to quality and affordable health care for all Americans and reject any effort to take away health care (see H. Res. 225), H2370 [23MR]

Medicare: support current system for prescription drug coverage and discourage any change in benefits under the American Health Care Act (see H. Res. 215), H2287 [21MR]

Cost Estimates

Provisions (H.R. 1628): CBO, H2387 [24MR]

Guidelines

Evaluating ethics of any national health care plan: Jill J. Saxby, E370 [23MR]

Letters

Budget aggregate and allocation revisions: Representative Black, Committee on the Budget (House), H2443 [24MR]

Medicaid funding: Albuquerque, NM, resident, S3724 [22JN]

___Pam Simpson, S3593 [19JN]

___Pascoag, RI, resident, S3665 [21JN]

___Pennsylvania resident, S3593 [19JN], S3710 [22JN]

___several Connecticut residents, S3768, S3769 [26JN]

Medicare/Medicaid funding: Hemal Sampat, Massachusetts General Hospital, S3592 [19JN]

Provisions: AARP, H4156 [4MY]

___American Academy of Family Physicians, H4119 [4MY]

___Bennington, VT, resident, S6111 [26SE]

___Brattleboro, VT, resident, S6111 [26SE]

___Carl Blake, Paralyzed Veterans of America (organization), H4124, H4159 [4MY]

___Charlie Baker, Governor of Massachusetts, H2427 [24MR]

___Christopher W. Hansen, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, H4123, H4162 [4MY]

___Consortium for Citizens With Disabilities, H4124, H4151 [4MY]

___Daniel F. Hayes, American Society of Clinical Oncology, H4123 [4MY]

___Danny Weiss, Common Sense Kids Action (organization), H4152, H4170 [4MY]

___David Gozal, American Thoracic Society, H4130 [4MY]

___Deborah Burger and Jean Ross, National Nurses United (organization), H2295 [22MR]

___Douglas Katz, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, H4123 [4MY]

___Dwight Boykins, Houston, TX, City Council, H2413 [24MR]

___Georges C. Benjamin, American Public Health Association, H4134 [4MY]

___Jack Ende, American College of Physcians, H4122 [4MY]

___Jack Ende, American College of Physicians, H2950 [28AP]

___James L. Madara, AMA, S3744 [26JN], H2379 [24MR], H2953 [28AP]

___James P. Hoffa, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, H4162 [4MY]

___Joyce A. Rogers, AARP, H2377 [24MR]

___Leo W. Gerard, United Steelworkers (organization), H4161 [4MY]

___Lincoln, VT, resident, S6111 [26SE]

___Marc Egan, National Education Association, H4126 [4MY]

___Mark Wietecha, Children's Hospital Association, H4146 [4MY]

___Mary Giliberti, National Alliance on Mental Illness, H2383 [24MR]

___Mary Kay Henry, Service Employees International Union, H4153, H4158 [4MY]

___Mental Health Liaison Group, H2383 [24MR]

___Nancy A. LeaMond, AARP, H2952 [28AP], H4120 [4MY]

___National Rural Health Association, H2378 [24MR]

___R. Jeffrey Goldsmith, American Society of Addiction Medicine, H2379 [24MR]

___Randi Schmidt, Children's Leadership Council, H4124 [4MY]

___Readesboro, VT, resident, S6111 [26SE]

___Rick Snyder, Governor of Michigan, H2430 [24MR]

___Roger Johnson, National Farmers Union, H4125 [4MY]

___Save Medicaid in the Schools Coalition, H4159H4160 [4MY]

___Scott Frey, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, H4125, H4157 [4MY]

___several Governors, S4408 [27JY], H2434 [24MR]

___several health care professionals organizations, H4127 [4MY]

___several Native American organizations, S4042S4044 [18JY]

___several public health organizations, H2389 [24MR]

___Simone Campbell, Lobby for Catholic Social Justice (organization), H2382 [24MR]

___Stacey D. Stewart, March of Dimes (organization), H4125 [4MY]

___Tom Price, Sec. of HHS, H2433 [24MR]

___Waterbury, VT, resident, S6111 [26SE]

___William C. Daroff, Jewish Federations of North America, H4131 [4MY]

___William Samuel, AFL–CIO, H4161 [4MY]

Lists

Organizations opposed to Senate amendment to H.R. 1628, provisions, S3760 [26JN]

Organizations opposing H.R. 1628, provisions, H2418 [24MR]

Organizations supporting H.R. 1628, provisions, H2434 [24MR]

Pennsylvania residents who have written letters relative to legislation to repeal and reform health care and insurance procedures, S3773 [26JN]

Memorandums

Constitutionality of American Health Care Act Provisions on New York Counties' Medicaid Funding Methods: Committee on the Judiciary (House) Democratic Staff, H2440 [24MR]

Motions

Enact (H.R. 1628), S4168, S4183 [25JY], S4252, S4262, S4269, S4270, S4271, S4272, S4273, S4274, S4275, S4276, S4277, S4278, S4279, S4280, S4281, S4282, S4283, S4284, S4285, S4286, S4287, S4288, S4289, S4290, S4291, S4292, S4293, S4294, S4295, S4296 [26JY], S4375, S4376, S4377, S4378, S4379, S4380, S4381, S4386, S4398, S4400 [27JY]

Press releases

AAMC Statement on the MacArthur Amendment to the American Health Care Act: Association of American Medical Colleges, H4133 [4MY]

AARP Maintains Opposition to Amended Health Bill_Age Tax, Weakening Medicare, Backdoor Cuts to Preexisting Population Would Harm American Families: AARP, H2952 [28AP]

AMA Warns That Proposed Changes to the American Health Care Act Do Not Remedy Bill's Shortcomings: AMA, H4119, H4157 [4MY]

America's Front Line Physicians Express Serious Concerns With the American Health Care Act: Several Physicians' Organizations, H2436 [24MR]

Children's Hospitals Urge House To Vote Against Amended AHCA_Lawmakers Should Know Bill Is Bad for Kids: Children's Hospital Association, H4132 [4MY]

Eight Organizations Issue Statement Criticizing Upton Agreement: several patient advocacy groups, H4119 [4MY]

Latest House GOP Proposal_``Upton Amendment''_Still Leaves People With Pre-Existing Conditions Out in the Cold: Families USA (organization), H4133 [4MY]

Statement on the American Health Care Act: Rick Pollack, American Hospital Association, H2951 [28AP], H4163 [4MY]

Remarks in House

Budget: allocation of funds, H4496H4498 [23MY]

CDC: Prevention and Public Health Fund funding, H5170 [26JN]

Congress: accomplishments of the 115th Congress, H6204 [24JY]

___apply provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff (H.R. 2192), H4139H4149 [4MY]

___apply provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff (H.R. 2192), consideration (H. Res. 308), H4114H4139 [4MY]

Enact (H.R. 1628), H2187, H2225, H2226H2238 [20MR], H2244, H2245, H2246, H2247, H2248, H2249, H2250, H2251, H2252, H2253H2258, H2261H2266, H2271, H2276, H2277, H2278, H2279, H2280H2286 [21MR], H2292, H2293, H2294, H2295, H2296, H2297, H2298, H2299, H2300, H2301, H2302, H2332, H2333, H2334H2340, H2345 [22MR], H2352, H2353H2360, H2362, H2363H2367 [23MR], H2373, H2374, H2393H2441 [24MR], H2447, H2455, H2456 [27MR], H2511H2514 [28MR], H2527, H2549 [29MR], H2585H2587 [30MR], H2639 [4AP], H2703, H2709H2711, H2713 [5AP], H2768 [6AP], H2851, H2854, H2889H2892 [26AP], H2908, H2909, H2912, H2915, H2916 [27AP], H2947, H2949H2954, H2959, H2961, H2964H2966 [28AP], H2976, H2990 [1MY], H3006, H3051, H3052 [2MY], H3078, H3080, H3084, H3297, H3308, H3311H3316, H3318 [3MY], H4113, H4114, H4139H4171, H4173 [4MY], H4344, H4345 [18MY], H4376H4378, H4379 [19MY], H4417 [22MY], H4432, H4435 [23MY], H4521, H4523 [24MY], H4574, H4598 [25MY], H4707 [8JN], H4836 [12JN], H4863, H4867, H4901H4904 [13JN], H4925H4930 [15JN], H4984, H4985 [20JN], H4998, H5002, H5003, H5004, H5005, H5009, H5010, H5043 [21JN], H5053, H5054, H5057, H5095, H5097, H5098, H5101H5107 [22JN], H5113, H5126 [23JN], H5167, H5168, H5169H5177 [26JN], H5183, H5185, H5187, H5190, H5191, H5192, H5194, H5219 [27JN], H5235, H5236, H5239, H5240, H5241, H5242, H5243, H5288, H5289 [28JN], H5299, H5300, H5305, H5309, H5358, H5361 [29JN], H5395, H5421, H5422H5428 [11JY], H5442 [12JY], H5766, H5771, H5772, H5773 [13JY], H5836, H5870, H5871 [14JY], H5904 [17JY], H5925, H5969H5974 [18JY], H5985, H5988, H6036, H6038 [19JY], H6135, H6137H6140 [20JY], H6200, H6201 [24JY], H6220, H6223, H6287H6292 [25JY], H6305, H6311, H6312 [26JY], H6470, H6475, H6510 [27JY], H6526H6530, H6568H6570 [28JY], H7418H7420 [14SE], H7437, H7474, H7475, H7481, H7482 [25SE], H7493, H7494, H7498, H7522 [26SE], H7617, H7628 [28SE], H7961, H7963 [11OC], H8020 [12OC], H9481 [29NO], E358 [21MR], E370 [23MR], E389, E391, E393 [27MR], E431 [3AP], E607 [4MY], E615, E616 [8MY], E621 [11MY], E638 [16MY], E714 [24MY], E839 [16JN], E878, E880 [22JN], E922 [29JN], E1049E1052 [25JY]

___consideration (H. Res. 228), H2374H2392 [24MR]

___consideration (H. Res. 254), table (H. Res. 275), H2860H2868 [26AP]

___consideration (H. Res. 308), H4114H4139 [4MY]

Health: create a Federal risk-sharing program to lower health insurance premiums and guarantee coverage for individuals with chronic or pre-existing conditions, H3311H3316 [3MY]

___prohibit restrictions on cooperative arrangements between individuals or organizations to jointly cover health care-related expenses, H2891 [26AP]

Insurance: impact of health care reforms on mental health and substance abuse treatment, E880 [22JN]

Medicaid: coverage of non-emergency medical transportation, E922 [29JN]

___funding, H5101H5107 [22JN], H5169, H5170, H5175 [26JN], H5183, H5187, H5192 [27JN], H5299, H5300, H5303 [29JN], H5424 [11JY], H5771 [13JY], H5972H5974 [18JY], H6201 [24JY], E922 [29JN]

___reform, H2245 [21MR], H2295, H2300, H2333 [22MR], H2353 [23MR]

Mental health: make available needed psychiatric, psychological, and supportive services for individuals diagnosed with mental illness and families in mental health crisis, H2295 [22MR]

New York: eliminate mandate requiring taxation of county property owners to offset certain Medicaid costs, H4986H4990 [20JN], E878 [22JN]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal mandates and replace Medicaid expansion, tax credits, and cost-sharing premium subsidies with block grants to States, H7437, H7474, H7475, H7481, H7482 [25SE], H7493, H7494, H7498 [26SE]

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: funding, H5170 [26JN]

Republican Party: national agenda, H7961H7965 [11OC]

Taxation: rates, H2334 [22MR]

Trump, President: evaluation of administration, H2461 [27MR], H2852, H2854 [26AP], E564 [28AP]

Remarks in Senate

Abortion: prohibit taxpayer funded abortions, S4252 [26JY], S4386 [27JY]

CBO: online availability of cost estimate on H.R. 1628, American Health Care Act, S3797 [27JN]

Committee on Finance (Senate): remit legislation back to committee for consideration, strike provisions that reduce or eliminate Medicaid benefits, and prevent State Medicaid expansion, S4242, S4248 [26JY]

Congress: accomplishments of the 115th Congress, S4806 [3AU]

Dept. of HHS: establish pilot programs in States with high rates of opioid substance use disorder and neonatal abstinence syndrome to research efficacy of early intervention and case management model of care for mothers and babies, S4270 [26JY]

Enact (H.R. 1628), S1857, S1859S1862, S1872S1875 [21MR], S1899, S1902, S1903, S1907, S1917, S1920 [22MR], S1942, S1944, S1952S1954, S1958, S1960 [23MR], S1983 [27MR], S2058 [29MR], S2541 [26AP], S2570, S2571, S2593 [27AP], S2689, S2707 [3MY], S2742, S2745, S2762 [4MY], S2785, S2787, S2788, S2792, S2815 [8MY], S2824, S2827, S2830S2833 [9MY], S2851, S2859S2861, S2870 [10MY], S2898S2900, S2904, S2908S2911 [11MY], S2925 [15MY], S2937S2939, S2944 [16MY], S2975, S2984, S2986S2988 [17MY], S3025S3027, S3029S3033 [18MY], S3054 [22MY], S3083S3089 [23MY], S3103, S3105, S3118S3121, S3124S3128, S3150, S3153S3157 [24MY], S3159, S3162S3165, S3168S3172, S3174, S3179, S3182S3186, S3200S3202, S3205 [25MY], S3239 [5JN], S3253, S3255S3260, S3272, S3276, S3278 [6JN], S3301, S3302, S3307S3309, S3319S3321, S3343 [7JN], S3345, S3347 [8JN], S3381S3384 [12JN], S3415, S3419 [13JN], S3465, S3477 [14JN], S3507, S3532S3536, S3538S3543, S3545S3550 [15JN], S3567S3575, S3577S3605, S3608S3612 [19JN], S3615S3619, S3621S3625, S3627S3631, S3633S3641, S3654 [20JN], S3657S3675, S3677, S3680, S3690S3695 [21JN], S3697S3707, S3709S3712, S3715S3725, S3737S3739 [22JN], S3743S3745, S3747S3761, S3768S3779 [26JN], S3782S3796, S3803S3806 [27JN], S3807S3821, S3823S3827 [28JN], S3837, S3840, S3842S3846 [29JN], S3873S3878 [10JY], S3889S3911, S3926S3931 [11JY], S3933S3941, S3948S3951 [12JY], S3966S3970, S3972S3976, S3981, S3984S3988 [13JY], S4010S4012, S4014 [17JY], S4029S4051 [18JY], S4061, S4063, S4067S4069 [19JY], S4087S4090, S4102S4106 [20JY], S4123S4128, S4131S4134, S4139S4163 [24JY], S4165S4184 [25JY], S4227S4297 [26JY], S4349S4360, S4362S4387, S4389S4416 [27JY], S4610 [31JY], S4633S4635, S4637 [1AU], S4698, S4701 [2AU], S4807S4809 [3AU], S5245, S5476 [13SE], S5727, S5733S5737 [14SE], S5779S5781, S5784, S5797S5799, S5811S5823 [18SE], S5826S5831, S5833S5848, S5868 [19SE], S5873S5875, S5877S5879, S6091S6095 [25SE], S6097S6106, S6108S6118, S6122S6128, S6154S6157 [26SE], S6195 [28SE], S6915 [31OC], S6941 [1NO]

___motion to commit, S4183 [25JY], S4252, S4258S4262, S4270 [26JY], S4400S4415 [27JY]

___unanimous-consent agreement, S4177 [25JY], S4385 [27JY]

___unanimous-consent request, S3575S3577, S3579, S3580 [19JN], S3699S3702 [22JN], S4176 [25JY]

Health: ensure access to health care for homeless individuals, S4381 [27JY]

___ensure access to mental health treatment and substance abuse programs, S4381 [27JY]

___ensure affordable coverage for preventive health services and screenings, S4381 [27JY]

___ensure affordable pediatric dental coverage, S4380 [27JY]

___ensure fulfillment of Federal trust responsibility to provide quality health care for Native Americans relative to Medicaid funding, S6115S6118 [26SE]

___preserve costs and benefits for veterans and their dependents currently enrolled in traditional Medicaid, expanded Medicaid, or qualified Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act health plan offered through an exchange, S4183 [25JY]

Insurance: provide for premium assistance for low-income individuals, S4252 [26JY], S4386 [27JY]

Medicaid: funding, S3272 [6JN], S3545S3547 [15JN], S3584, S3589S3598, S3604 [19JN], S3622, S3628S3631, S3634S3641, S3654 [20JN], S3665, S3677 [21JN], S3698, S3703, S3706, S3709S3712, S3721S3725 [22JN], S3747, S3751S3755, S3759S3761, S3768S3776 [26JN], S3783S3793 [27JN], S3813S3821 [28JN], S3843 [29JN], S3876, S3877 [10JY], S3889S3895, S3900S3905, S3908S3911, S3926S3931 [11JY], S3937S3941, S3948S3951 [12JY], S3986 [13JY], S4033 [18JY], S4141S4144, S4147S4155 [24JY], S4170, S4173S4176 [25JY], S4242, S4246, S4247, S4267 [26JY]

___prohibit changes that would harm individuals with disabilities as defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act by reducing access to affordable health care or restricting coverage or benefits, S4252, S4258S4262 [26JY]

___reform, S3477 [14JN], S3538 [15JN], S3660, S3662 [21JN], S4381S4384 [27JY]

___reform payments to States, S2745 [4MY]

___strengthen and grant States increased flexibility, S4260, S4262 [26JY]

Medicare: funding, S3595 [19JN]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage, S4393, S4399 [27JY]

___repeal mandates and replace Medicaid expansion, tax credits, and cost-sharing premium subsidies with block grants to States, S5245, S5476 [13SE], S5733S5737 [14SE], S5779S5781, S5784, S5797S5799, S5811S5823 [18SE], S5826S5831, S5833S5848, S5868 [19SE], S5873S5875, S5877S5879, S6091S6095 [25SE], S6097S6106, S6108S6118, S6122S6128, S6154S6157 [26SE], S6600 [19OC]

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.: funding, S4407 [27JY]

Senate: impact of partisanship, S4168 [25JY]

Reports filed

Consideration of H.R. 1628, Provisions: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 228) (H. Rept. 115–58), H2444 [24MR]

___Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 254) (H. Rept. 115–88), H2783 [6AP]

___Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 308) (H. Rept. 115–109), H3321 [3MY]

Consideration of H.R. 2192, Provisions Application to Members of Congress and Congressional Staff: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 308) (H. Rept. 115–109), H3321 [3MY]

Provisions: Committee on the Budget (House) (H.R. 1628) (H. Rept. 115–52), H2239 [20MR]

Table H. Res. 254, Consideration of H.R. 1628, Provisions: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 275) (H. Rept. 115–95), H2845 [25AP]

Statements

Medicaid Funding: National Association of Medicaid Directors, S3744 [26JN]

Provisions: A.J. Wilhelmi, Illinois Health and Hospital Association, S6100 [26SE]

___National Association of Medicaid Directors, S6100 [26SE]

___National Rural Health Association, H4130, H4144 [4MY]

___several organizations, H4165H4167 [4MY]

Tables

Budget aggregates, H2443 [24MR]

Committee on Energy and Commerce (House) spending allocations revisions, H2443 [24MR], H8441 [2NO]

Texts of

H. Res. 228, consideration of H.R. 1628, provisions, H2375 [24MR]

H. Res. 275, table H. Res. 254, consideration of H.R. 1628, provisions, H2860 [26AP]

H. Res. 308, consideration of H.R. 1628, provisions, and H.R. 2192, apply provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff, H4114 [4MY]

H.R. 1628, , provisions, H2393H2405 [24MR]

H.R. 2192, provisions application to Members of Congress and congressional staff, H4139 [4MY]

S. Res. 198, ensure that any sweeping health care legislation is done in a transparent and bipartisan process, S3690 [21JN]