Sign Letter to CMS on CAR T-Cell Therapy Access

We urge you to join us in sending a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma regarding the CMS FY2020 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Proposed Rule – specifically, the Agency’s proposals related to reimbursement for Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR)
T-cell therapies.

Read More

Cosponsor a Resolution Calling on the Government of Cameroon, Armed Groups, and All Citizens to Respect Human Rights

We invite you to become a cosponsor of H.R. 1327, the “Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.” The 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is running out of money and is now making severe cuts to payouts to sick and
injured 9/11 responders and survivors. It is also set to expire next year. Our bill will fully fund the VCF and reverse these cuts, while also extending the fund’s life.

Read More

Cosponsor the Dynamic Glass Act of 2019

Please join us in signing this important letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) involving an issue that is critical to your constituents who rely on compounded medications, and to the physicians and pharmacists who serve them. 

Read More

Cosponsor the HANGUP Act to Help Stop Unwanted Robocalls

In the midst of the worst global refugee crisis in history, last year Secretary Pompeo announced a record low refugee cap of 30,000 refugee admissions for Fiscal Year 2019. This announcement effectively slammed the door on thousands of refugees. It represents
an abandonment of American values and continues this administration’s retreat from global leadership. 

Read More

Establishing a Formal Ambassador to the Arctic Council

We write to request your support for signing onto the attached letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma regarding CMS’ efforts to add ventilators for the next round of competitive bidding for Durable Medical Equipment,
Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS).  The bidding process is slated to begin this summer as DMEPOS suppliers register for the program and submit their bids, with resulting reimbursement rates going into effect starting January 1, 2021. 

Read More

‘Biking 101’ Briefing

I write to urge you to join me in cosponsoring H.R. 3138, legislation to provide a Congressional Gold Medal to the heroic women of the 6888 Central Postal Directory Battalion (a.k.a. the “Six Triple Eight”), the only African American Women’s Army Corps Battalion
to serve overseas during World War II.

Read More

Protect Access to Compounded Medication: Sign Letter to FDA

We ask you to support our petition to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to streamline the cardiac treatment and care of Medicare beneficiaries in outpatient settings.  CMS recently implemented a final rule for 2019 which expanded an additional
17 diagnostic cardiac catheterization procedures to be covered in an ambulatory surgical center (ASC) setting.  These diagnostic procedures were previously not covered for patients in stand-alone facilities, such as ASCs.  While we applaud CMS’s coverage of
diagnostic cardiac procedures in this final rule, we urge CMS to additionally examine coverage for interventional cardiac codes in outpatient settings.

Read More