HR 1774

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1774

To provide for an evidence-based strategy for voluntary screening for HIV/AIDS and other common sexually transmitted infections, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 5, 2011

Mr. HASTINGS of Florida (for himself, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. GRIJALVA, Ms. LEE of California, Mr. MCGOVERN, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Ms. WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, Mr. BRADY of Pennsylvania, Mr. HINCHEY, Ms. NORTON, Mr. DEUTCH, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. SERRANO, Mr. RUSH, Mrs. CHRISTENSEN, Ms. MOORE, Mr. CLAY, Mr. JOHNSON of Georgia, Mr. QUIGLEY, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. POLIS, Mr. CICILLINE, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, and Ms. BALDWIN) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Ways and Means, and Oversight and Government Reform, 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


A BILL

To provide for an evidence-based strategy for voluntary screening for HIV/AIDS and other common sexually transmitted infections, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--COVERAGE OF HIV/AIDS AND STI SCREENING UNDER PUBLIC HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS AND GROUP HEALTH PLANS; COVERAGE OF CARE UNDER MEDICAID.

TITLE II--INCREASED DATA COLLECTION AND EDUCATION FOR HISTORICALLY UNDER-REPRESENTED POPULATIONS

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. PURPOSE.

SEC. 4. DEFINITIONS.

TITLE I--COVERAGE OF HIV/AIDS AND STI SCREENING UNDER PUBLIC HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS AND GROUP HEALTH PLANS; COVERAGE OF CARE UNDER MEDICAID.

SEC. 101. COVERAGE OF ROUTINE HIV/AIDS AND STI SCREENING TESTS UNDER MEDICAID.

SEC. 102. COVERAGE OF HIV/AIDS AND STI SCREENING TESTS UNDER MEDICARE.

SEC. 103. COVERAGE FOR ROUTINE HIV/AIDS AND STI SCREENING UNDER GROUP HEALTH PLANS.

`SEC. 2729. COVERAGE FOR ROUTINE HIV/AIDS AND STI SCREENING.

`SEC. 716. COVERAGE FOR ROUTINE HIV/AIDS AND STI SCREENING.

`SEC. 9816. COVERAGE FOR ROUTINE HIV/AIDS AND STI SCREENING.

SEC. 104. OPTIONAL MEDICAID COVERAGE OF LOW-INCOME HIV/AIDS INFECTED INDIVIDUALS.

TITLE II--INCREASED DATA COLLECTION AND EDUCATION FOR HISTORICALLY UNDER-REPRESENTED POPULATIONS

SEC. 201. PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITIES.

SEC. 202. WOMEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH WOMEN.

SEC. 203. TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY.

SEC. 204. REPORT.

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