Title Sponsor Status Memo The Society for Post-Acute and Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA-PALTC) Position
S 3599 (116)

A bill to enhance our Nation's nurse and physician workforce during the COVID-19 crisis by recapturing unused immigrant visas.

Sen. David Perdue (GA) In committee

Support
S 3768 (116)

A bill to protect older adults and people with disabilities living in nursing homes, intermediate care facilities, and psychiatric hospitals from COVID-19.

Sen. Bob Casey (PA) In committee

Support
HR 7059 (116)

To provide for liability protection for health care providers for damages with respect to any harm caused by any act or omission of such health care professional or related health care entity in the course of arranging for or providing health care services during the COVID-19 public health emergency period, and for other purposes.

Rep. Phil Roe (TN-1) In committee

Support
HR 6209 (116)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a program to allow qualified group practices to furnish certain items and services at qualified skilled nursing facilities to individuals entitled to benefits under part A and enrolled under part B of the Medicare program to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations, and for other purposes.

Rep. Ann Kuster (NH-2) In committee

Support
S 3544 (116)

A bill to assist older Americans and people with disabilities affected by COVID-19.

Sen. Bob Casey (PA) In committee

Support
HR 4468 (116)

To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act with respect to nursing facility requirements, and for other purposes.

Rep. Dwight Evans (PA-3) In committee

Support
HR 1682 (116)

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital stay requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services under Medicare, and for other purposes.

Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-2) In committee

Support
HR 6788 (116)

To enhance our Nation's nurse and physician workforce during the COVID-19 crisis by recapturing unused immigrant visas.

Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10) In committee

Support
S 3447 (116)

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a program to allow qualified group practices to furnish certain items and services at qualified skilled nursing facilities to individuals entitled to benefits under part A and enrolled under part B of the Medicare program to reduce unnecessary hospitalizations, and for other purposes.

Sen. John Thune (SD) In committee

Support
HR 5216 (116)

To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to revise minimum nurse staffing requirements for skilled nursing facilities under the Medicare program and for nursing facilities under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-9) In committee

Monitoring
HR 6305 (116)

To assist older Americans and people with disabilities affected by COVID-19.

Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI-12) In committee

Support
HR 647 (116)

To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine.

Rep. Eliot Engel (NY-16) Passed House

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S 299 (116)

A bill to amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize programs that support interprofessional geriatric education and training to develop a geriatric-capable workforce, improving health outcomes for a growing and diverse aging American population and their families, and for other purposes.

Sen. Susan Collins (ME) In committee

Support
HR 2781 (116)

To amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to the health professions workforce, and for other purposes.

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-9) Passed House

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