Coronavirus Bulletin

President Delivers More Funds to Front Line Health Providers

July 10, 2020 — Blog

Key points: -The Trump Administration announced today that they are awarding over $4 billion in relief payments to hospitals serving some of our most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. -The Administration has consistently delivered additional funds to health care providers in rural regions and those serving at safety-net hospitals – ensuring that Americans ...

Ways and Means Committee Releases Summary of Responses to the Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force’s Request for Information

July 10, 2020 — Coronavirus Bulletin

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, House Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX), Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), and the co-chairs of the Committee’s Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force’s (Task Force)— Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), Congressman Jodey Arrington (R-TX), Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL), and Ways and Means Worker and Family ...

Brady: Democrats, stop playing political games with health care.

June 29, 2020 — Blog

WASHINGTON — The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following remarks in opposition to H.R. 1425, Democrats' partisan health care bill. Remarks as prepared for delivery:  "Thank you, Madame Speaker. "We’re in the middle of an ...

Walorski Talks COVID-19, Telehealth, and Innovation

June 23, 2020 — Blog

ICYMI: Ways and Means Member Jackie Walorski (R-IN) joined The Ripon Society and Franklin Center recently to discuss how COVID-19 is impacting Indiana and the importance of telehealth and innovation in locking down this virus. On Indiana:  “We’ve made a great effort to get money in the hands of people from the time things closed to the time they can ...

Social Security Administration Boosts Outreach Efforts to Provide Better Service

June 22, 2020 — Blog

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is taking extra steps to reach individuals who may rely on in person services as the country continues to battle COVID-19. According to the update, SSA said they took needed steps to close physical offices to prevent spread of the virus and remains available to serve the public via phone or online. The agency has reiterated that they are boosting outreach ...