Help Seniors Get Coordinated Care

From: The Honorable Allyson Y. Schwartz Sent By: madeleine.pannell@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2014 Supporting organizations: Alliance for Aging Research, American Association of Service Coordinators, American Society on Aging, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Consumer Coalition for Quality Health Care, Easter Seals of Western and Central Pennsylvania, LeadingAge California, LeadingAge Pennsylvania, National Association of Nutrition and […]

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Support our Veterans!

From: The Honorable Matt Cartwright Sent By: Mae.Stevens@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2014 Support our Veterans! Cosponsor the “Veterans Care Financial Protection Act of 2014” Dear Colleague, Scam artists are targeting veterans by: charging veterans illegal fees for helping them apply for benefits, telling veterans they must move to assisted living homes in order to claim certain benefits only […]

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Ensure That Our Veterans and Service Members Have Equitable Access to Healthcare

From: The Honorable Chris Stewart Sent By: nathaniel.johnson@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 4682 Date: 7/22/2014 Cosponsor H.R. 4682 the Veterans TRICARE Choice Act of 2014 *Endorsed by the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS), The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA), and the Association of the United States Navy (AUSN)* Did you know that after retiring from any […]

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Join Us July 24th to Celebrate International Self-Care Day

From: The Honorable Lynn Jenkins Sent By: colin.brainard@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 2835 Date: 7/22/2014 Come learn about the importance of OTC medicines and the “Restoring Access to Medication Act” Dear Colleague: July 24th is known across the globe as International Self-Care Day: a day to raise awareness about the importance of the practice of self-care to consumers’ […]

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Join Us in Honoring the Health Care Workforce of Tomorrow!

From: The Honorable Erik Paulsen Sent By: matt.gallivan@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2014 Dear Colleague: We are proud to congratulate the 2014 United Health Foundation Diverse Scholars Initiative scholarship recipients! On Thursday, July 24th, from 1:00PM to 2:30PM, these distinguished individuals will be on Capitol Hill in HC-5 to participate in an activity as part of the annual United […]

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Urge the VA to Finalize the Provider Agreement Rule

From: The Honorable Tulsi Gabbard Sent By: wendy.clerinx@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2014 deadline: August 1 current cosigners: Brooks (Susan), Cassidy, Coffman, Courtney, Daines, Fleming, Gardner, Hanabusa, Huelskamp, Jolly, Jones, Kirkpatrick, Loebsack, McAllister, Paulsen, Pingree, Ribble, Ruiz, Sinema, Stewart, Tierney, Tipton, Whitman Dear Colleague: More than a year ago, the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) proposed a rule to make it easier for extended care service […]

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Support Access to Addiction Treatment

From: The Honorable Marcia L. Fudge Sent By: Jacob.Gelman@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2014 Support Access to Addiction Treatment Cosponsor the Breaking Addiction Act of 2014 Cosponsors: Ryan (OH), Cummings, Lee, Holmes Norton, Richmond, Hastings (FL), Clarke, Kaptur and Waters Dear Colleague, Please join me as a cosponsor of H.R. 5136, the Breaking Addiction Act of 2014.  This legislation […]

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Health Equity Legislation Briefing Thursday 10:30 AM

From: The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard Sent By: Debbie.Jessup@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2014 Dear Colleague, Since the 108th Congress, the Congressional Tri-Caucus, comprised of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), has led introduction of the Health Equity and Accountability Act (HEAA) – comprehensive, broadly-supported legislation to reduce […]

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Help Protect the Health and Safety of Boxers

From: The Honorable Peter T. King Sent By: ryan.woodward@mail.house.gov Date: 7/22/2014 CREATE A NATIONAL BOXING COMMISSION Protect the Health and Safety of Boxers Dear Colleague: In an effort to strengthen federal boxing laws, I will be introducing the Professional Boxing Amendments Act of 2013. The Professional Boxing Amendments Act establishes a federal regulatory entity, the United States […]

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AdvaMed Briefing and Luncheon

From: The Honorable Marlin A. Stutzman Sent By: amy.surber@mail.house.gov Date: 7/21/2014 July 21, 2014 Dear Colleague: By now you should have received an invitation to a briefing hosted by the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) highlighting the value of joint replacement technology in improving the general health and quality of life for patients nationwide.  We hope […]

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