Do Not Allow Donald Trump to Gaslight the Nation on the Hurricane Maria death toll!

On September 11, 2018, President Donald Trump claimed his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria, which killed approximately 3,000 people in Puerto Rico, was an “incredible unsung success.” On September 13, the President doubled down on his ignorance,
and took to Twitter to claim the high death toll is somehow rigged by Democrats in order to make him look bad. It was absolutely chilling for me to hear this President brag about his ability to oversee a disaster response when numerous researchers and scholars
have confirmed nearly 3,000 American citizens in Puerto Rico lost their lives as a result of Hurricane Maria. It was even more disturbing to see him allege Democrats are inflating the death count for political gain. It is exactly this sort of political gamesmanship
following a devastating natural disaster that cannot be permitted to happen ever again. We cannot permit the Commander in Chief to gaslight the nation when it comes to the deaths of thousands of our fellow citizens.

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Urge CMS to Move Providers to Value-based Care

By passing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) in 2015, Congress revved up our health care system’s shift to value-based care, so that doctors and clinicians are reimbursed based on the quality of the care they provide to Medicare beneficiaries.
Unfortunately, the way CMS has implemented MACRA leaves nearly half of all providers out of MACRA, which means continuing the current fee-for-service system we have now. If we fail to make a meaningful shift toward value-based health care, we are missing a
critical opportunity to reduce costs for Medicare and improve care for patients.

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Urge CMS to Move Providers to Value-based Care

By passing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) in 2015, Congress revved up our health care system’s shift to value-based care, so that doctors and clinicians are reimbursed based on the quality of the care they provide to Medicare beneficiaries.
Unfortunately, the way CMS has implemented MACRA leaves nearly half of all providers out of MACRA, which means continuing the current fee-for-service system we have now. If we fail to make a meaningful shift toward value-based health care, we are missing a
critical opportunity to reduce costs for Medicare and improve care for patients.

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Hurricane Maria Conference—TODAY!

September 20, 2018, will mark one year since Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  With nearly 3,000 lives lost, Hurricane Maria became the deadliest storm to make landfall in the U.S. since 1900.  Given the magnitude
of loss and damage from Hurricane Maria, we must continue to consult with experts to better understand the ongoing needs of those impacted by this devastating storm.

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Sign a Bipartisan Letter for Liver Donation Fairness

The process of allocating organs from donors to their recipients is of vital importance to every American. At this moment, the fairness of that process is at risk. Please join Representative Kevin Yoder and Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson in writing
to Health and Human Services Secretary Azar to oppose the newest attempt to undermine the organ allocation process.

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