H.R. 5254 – Support the Diabetic Vision Loss and Blindness Prevention Act

We are writing to request your support for The Diabetic Vision Loss and Blindness Prevention Act of 2019 (H.R.5254), which will increase access to vision-saving retinal exams for Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes. According to the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in four Americans age 65 or older have diabetes. Over 80 percent of people living with this disease will develop diabetic retinopathy, which can lead to severe vision loss and blindness.

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Cosponsor the Rural Jobs Act, H.R. 3538

We write to invite you to co-sponsor H.R. 3538, the Rural Jobs Act. This legislation would build on the success of the New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) by bringing additional investment to some of the poorest rural communities in America.

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Cosponsor H.R. 4938, the Medicare Ambulance Access, Fraud Prevention, and Reform Act of 2019

We ask you to join us as a cosponsor of H.R. 4938, the Medicare Ambulance Access,
Fraud Prevention, and Reform Act of 2019. This legislation helps address the problem of unstable, inadequate, and sometimes improper Medicare payment for ambulance services, and institutes other important reforms to help bring more certainty
to ambulance providers nationwide.  Our legislation would ensure that ambulance service providers, including rural providers, are able to continue delivering critical first responder and health care services in communities across the country.

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Cosponsor H.R. 2573, the Bipartisan Home Health Payment Innovation Act

Please join us as an original cosponsor of the Home Health Payment Innovation Act of 2019, a bill to preserve Medicare beneficiaries’ access to existing home health services, while providing a pathway for innovation in home health moving forward. Home health
care is a critical service that allows more than 3.5 million patients to be treated in a preferred and cost-effective setting.

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Cosponsor H.R. 2573, the Bipartisan Home Health Payment Innovation Act

Please join us as an original cosponsor of the Home Health Payment Innovation Act of 2019, a bill to preserve Medicare beneficiaries’ access to existing home health services, while providing a pathway for innovation in home health moving forward. Home health
care is a critical service that allows more than 3.5 million patients to be treated in a preferred and cost-effective setting.

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Cosponsor H.R. 2147, the Revitalizing Underdeveloped Rural Areas and Lands Act (RURAL Act)

Not-for-profit electric cooperatives provide affordable, reliable, and universally accessible electric service in the poorest, most rural parts of the country. These co-ops serve over 42 million-member consumers across 56 percent of the nation and in 88
percent of all U.S. counties. In addition, co-ops serve 93 percent of the nation’s persistent poverty counties and are controlled by the consumers they serve, making them vital to the economic health of thousands of communities across the country.

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Cosponsor H.R. 2573, the Bipartisan Home Health Payment Innovation Act

Please join us as an original cosponsor of the Home Health Payment Innovation Act of 2019, a bill to preserve Medicare beneficiaries’ access to existing home health services, while providing a pathway for innovation in home health moving forward. Home health
care is a critical service that allows more than 3.5 million patients to be treated in a preferred and cost-effective setting.

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