Support Seniors & People with Disabilities – Cosponsor H.R. 5912

Serious concerns have been raised about the interpretation and implementation of the Medicaid Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) provisions included in the 21st Century Cures Act (P.L. 114-255).  The EVV system requires healthcare providers and patients
to use electronic methods to confirm accurate billing and delivery of personal care services in the home of Medicaid beneficiaries. However, the short implementation period and delay in issuing CMS guidance have presented significant challenges in achieving
an effective roll out. 

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Support 1yr Delay of Medicaid Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) System Requirements

Serious concerns have been raised about the interpretation and implementation of the Medicaid Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) provisions included in the 21st Century Cures Act (P.L. 114-255).  The EVV system requires healthcare providers and patients
to use electronic methods to confirm accurate billing and delivery of personal care services in the home of Medicaid beneficiaries. However, the short implementation period and delay in issuing CMS guidance have presented significant challenges in achieving
an effective roll out. 

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Protect Children from Unsecured Firearms

Following the tragic shooting at Santa Fe High School last Friday, which claimed the lives of ten students and educators,
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick remarked, “every parent out there needs to understand, every gun owner…
you must control your guns at home and be sure they are locked up and kept away from others
getting your guns.” On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the New York Times published an

article on safe gun storage.

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Protect Kids from Unsecured Firearms

Following the tragic shooting at Santa Fe High School last Friday, which claimed the lives of ten students and educators,
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick remarked, “every parent out there needs to understand, every gun owner…
you must control your guns at home and be sure they are locked up and kept away from others
getting your guns.” On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the New York Times published an

article on safe gun storage.

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Co-Sponsor Legislation to Restore the Senior Cybersecurity Advisor Role in the White House

According to recent reports, the Administration
has eliminated the post of Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator. The White House cybersecurity coordinator has been instrumental in developing cyber policy and quarterbacking responses to major cyber incidents across
the federal government for nearly nine years. This is a full-time job with complex responsibilities impacting all federal departments and the private sector, and thus requires a full-time position. The decision to remove the role of cybersecurity coordinator
is a grave mistake.

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Co-Sponsor Legislation to Maintain a Senior Cybersecurity Advisor in the White House

Recent reports have indicated that the Administration may soon eliminate the post of Special Assistant to the President and Cybersecurity Coordinator. The White
House cybersecurity coordinator has been instrumental in developing cyber policy and quarterbacking responses to major cyber incidents across the federal government for nearly nine years. This is a full-time job with complex responsibilities impacting all
federal departments and the private sector. Removing or consolidating the position would be a grave mistake.

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