(With the start of the 2017 Congress, no related bills have been introduced yet)
- H.R. 4704, Nursing Home CARE Act If signed into law, H.R. 4704 would protect Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries by more quickly codifying emergency preparedness rules for nursing home facilities that receive funding from the federal government. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) introduced H.R. 4704 on December 20, 2017. It has been referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition ...
- H.R. 3098, Medicare Adult Day Services Act of 2017 If signed into law, H.R. 3098 would authorize Medicare to pay for adult day care services for beneficiaries. Rep. Linda Sanchez (CA-38) introduced H.R. 3098 on June 28, 2017. It has since been referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Learn more about H.R. 3098 here.
- H.R. 4701, Creating Access to Rehabilitation for Every Senior (CARES) Act of 2017 If signed into law, H.R. 4701 would remove the three-day requirement of inpatient hospital treatment before Medicare will cover long-term care at a skilled nursing facility. Rep. Jim Renacci (OH-16) introduced H.R. 4701 on December 20, 2017. It has been referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. Learn more about H.R. 4701 here.
- S.1834, Protecting Seniors During Disasters Act S.1834 would create a national advisory committee to increase coordination between public officials on federal, state, and local levels to better plan for and address the needs of seniors during natural disasters Senator Bill Nelson introduced S. 1834 on September 19, 2017. The bill has since been referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, ...
- H.R. 624, Social Security Fraud Prevention Act On September 15, 2017, President Donald Trump signed H.R. 624 into law. The legislation restricts the inclusion of Social Security account numbers on documents sent by mail by the federal government. Rep. David Valadao (CA-21) introduced H.R. 624 on January 24, 2017. To learn more about the Congressman’s work on the issue, click here.