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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) of the Energy and Commerce Committee released the following statement after joining his colleagues on the full Committee to advance crucial legislation that will improve health care coverage for all Americans by lowering prescription drug costs and strengthening Medicare for beneficiaries:
WASHINGTON – Congressmen Marc Veasey (TX-33), Max Rose (NY-11) and Joe Morelle (NY-25), introduced legislation this week that would use savings from Medicare prescription drug negotiations to lower Medicare Part D costs for low-income seniors.
H.R. 4620, the More Help for Seniors Act of 2019, would raise the income limits for eligibility under the Medicare Part D low-income subsidy program, which would help low-income seniors and individuals with disabilities afford needed medications by lowering copays and premiums for Medicare Part D.
Dallas, TX - Today, Congressman Veasey (TX-33) and Congressman Allred (TX-32) joined local public health care experts and advocates to unveil the Baby Box and Maternal Assistance Act of 2019 (H.R. 4201).
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Representative Marc Veasey (TX-33) of the Energy and Commerce Committee joined his colleagues of the full Committee to advance eight bipartisan pieces of legislation to ensure our nation’s health care is both affordable and accessible.
The package of bills included legislation to reauthorize public health and Medicare programs, improve drug pricing transparency and protect patients from surprise medical bills. Representative Veasey released the following statement after the passage by the full Committee:
Washington, D.C. – Texas Representatives Marc Veasey (TX-33), Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30), Beto O’Rourke (TX-33), Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Diana DeGette (CO-1), and Louise Slaughter (NY-25), and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-9) co-led 105 Democrats in a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma urging the Trump Administration to reject Texas’ section 1115 Medicaid demonstration waiver request.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office reported that 22 million people in the U.S. would be without insurance by 2026 if the Senate Republicans’ health care replacement plan is enacted:
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