August 11th, 2023
Representative August Pfluger reintroduced the Aviator Cancers Examination Study (ACES) Act, with the bipartisan support of co-lead Representative Jimmy Panetta (CA-19).
August 7th, 2023
Representatives Ronny Jackson (R-TX-13) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA-06) introduced the Rural Hospital Technical Assistance Program Act to protect and strengthen rural hospitals.
December 7th, 2022
Congressmen Mike Turner (OH-10) and Jared Golden (ME-02) sent a bipartisan letter this week to urge congressional leadership to include a reauthorization of the Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) in any end of year...
March 3rd, 2022
To help patients and their families, we need to recognize and stop policies that worsen despair and disconnection, and get back to working together to strengthen American communities.
August 4th, 2021
With this new task force, Republicans will offer a more flexible and innovative health care agenda for the American people.
May 14th, 2021
The 1115 waiver reimburses Texas hospitals for the uncompensated care provided to Texans without insurance. The waiver also pays for innovative care that often serves low-income Texans, such as mental health services.
February 3rd, 2021
On Tuesday, Rep. Chip Roy (TX-21) reintroduced the “Reciprocity Ensures Streamlined Use of Lifesaving Treatments” (RESULT) Act to streamline the Food and Drug Administration’s approval process for potentially lifesaving...
October 1st, 2020
On top of all the health scares we face right now, Texans should not have to fear being denied access to affordable health insurance because of a pre-existing condition. Despite the best efforts of Democrats to convince...
July 31st, 2020
It is critical that the most vulnerable Americans receive affordable and effective at-home care. By extending this Medicare pilot program, we can help thousands of Americans with weakened immune systems receive life-saving...
April 22nd, 2020
This unique and difficult financial situation is putting our children’s hospitals in jeopardy. We must provide funding for pediatric hospitals in our next round of Coronavirus relief so that life-changing care for kids in...
August 8th, 2023
Representative Chip Roy (R-TX-21) and Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced the “Personalized Care Act”, legislation that will put millions of Americans in control of their healthcare choices by expanding Health Savings...
August 4th, 2023
The House Committee on Ways and Means passed the H.R. 4822 Health Care Price Transparency Act out of Committee. Included in the package was Rep. Arrington’s H.R. 4846, the Better Deals and Lower Prices Act, a bill that would...
October 13th, 2022
On Wednesday, I introduced the Healthcare Freedom Act of 2022 to put Americans back in charge of their own healthcare.
January 28th, 2022
I introduced three bills to shape the future of healthcare and make saving for medical expenses more affordable for hardworking American families.
May 17th, 2021
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued the Biden administration Friday to reinstate an eight-year extension to a federal health care funding agreement, worth billions of dollars annually and set to expire next year, that the...
February 4th, 2021
Our crumbling system is filled with government and insurance bureaucrats telling Americans how and when they will get care. It’s time to put the American people back in charge of their own healthcare choices.
December 2nd, 2020
Our first priority needs to be the pandemic. Coronavirus relief is and needs to be at the top of the Senate’s to-do list. The virus has claimed the lives of more than 20,000 Texans, and millions continue to grapple with the...
August 31st, 2020
Over the past decade, 21 rural Texas hospitals have closed. Thirty-two counties have no doctor, and an additional 23 have only one. According to the 2018 Rural Health Report Card published by Texas Tech University Health...
June 4th, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread from outside our borders into the contiguous United States, there was a lot of uncertainty about the characteristics of the virus.