Current Legislation

  • Nutrition CARE Act

    The Nutrition CARE Act would instruct Medicare to cover medical nutrition therapy for individuals with eating disorders.

  • Farm Bill

    The Farm Bill is a critical piece of legislation that determines not only what farmers grow, but what is available in the United States food supply. Farm policies have existed in the U.S. since the establishment of our country.

  • Gestational Diabetes Act

    The National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission will focus on improving diabetes care delivery, patient outcomes, and cost effectiveness of care.

  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act

    Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act would allow participation in the National Diabetes Prevention Program to be a covered benefit under Medicare.

  • Older Americans Act

    Signed into law in 1965, the Older Americans Act is the primary vehicle for delivering social and nutrition programs to older individuals.

  • Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act

    The Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act will help to prevent cases of diabetes in the Medicare population by allowing medical nutrition therapy to be provided by a dietitian or nutrition professional for individuals with diabetes, prediabetes or a renal disease, or an individual at risk for diabetes.

  • Prevention and Public Health Fund

    The Prevention and Public Health Fund was authorized in the Affordable Care Act to address a critical gap in our nation’s investment in public health.

  • Preventive Health Savings Act

    A wealth of research has highlighted the role that prevention can play in improving Americans' health and reducing the financial burden of these chronic diseases on our health care system.

  • Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

    The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, also known as the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act, was first established in law in 1990. It is the largest federal program dedicated to providing treatment and care to people living with HIV/AIDS.