Recent Legislative Activity

115th Congress

Home Health

S. 445: Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act
This bipartisan legislation would amend the Medicare law to allow advanced practice nurses (APRNs) – a group that includes nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists and certified nurse midwives – certify eligibility for Medicare beneficiaries and make changes to home health plans of treatment.

Sponsors: Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD)

Hospice, Palliative Care,
& Advanced Care Planning



Health Information Technology
& Interoperability


Affordable Care Act &
Other Health Care Legislation