Health Care

Representative Houlahan Leads PA Democratic Delegation In An Effort To Protect Medicaid From Administration’s Threats

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan led the PA Democratic Delegation in an effort to stop the Administration’s latest attempt to undermine our Commonwealth’s crucial Medicaid system and threaten the health and lives of thousands across our communities. In a letter to the Administration, the Chrissy and her colleagues advocated for the 8000,000 adults in Pennsylvania who access affo... Read more »

Representative Houlahan To Host Local Affordable Care Act Navigator Edward Trevorrow At State Of The Union

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KENNETT SQUARE, PA – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan announced that her guest to this year’s State of the Union will be Edward (Ted) Trevorrow, a Facilities Coordinator/Affordable Care Act and Medicare Specialist at La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) in Kennett Square, PA. “Ted is on the front lines of ensuring people are able to access the Affordable Care Act,” said Houlahan. “This month, we are w... Read more »

Houlahan takes aim at lowering prescription drug prices

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Originally Posted in Daily Local News WASHINGTON—Representative Chrissy Houlahan voted to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which aims to lower the cost of prescriptions drugs. The high costs of prescription drugs is the issue that Houlahan hears most consistently about from constituents. This bipartisan bill passed the House 230-192. “I promised my community that I wou... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Takes Resolute, Bipartisan Action to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

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Originally Posted in My Chesco WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, Representative Chrissy Houlahan voted to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which aims to lower the cost of prescriptions drugs. The high cost of prescription drugs is the issue that Rep. Houlahan hears most consistently about from constituents. This bipartisan bill passed the House 230-192. “I promised my comm... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Takes Resolute, Bipartisan Action To Lower Prescription Drug Prices

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan voted to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which aims to lower the cost of prescriptions drugs. The high costs of prescription drugs is the issue that Rep. Houlahan hears most consistently about from constituents. This bipartisan bill passed the House 230-192. “I promised my community that I would fight to lower the hi... Read more »

Houlahan joins bipartisan effort for better breast cancer screening for service members

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Originally Posted in the Pottstown Mercury WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th Dist., has joined a bipartisan and bicameral effort to improve breast cancer screenings for U.S. service members, according to an announcement from her office. She joined and U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, and Sens. Martha McSally, R-AZ, and Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, in introducing the Better and Robust Screening... Read more »

Houlahan backs push to help health care workers through U.S. House

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Originally Posted in Daily Local News Written by Michael P. Rellahan Legislation that would provide oversight of workplace violence in the health care and social services sectors and that was passed last week puts a spotlight on an issue that affects hundreds of thousands of American workers, a co-sponsor of the bill said after it cleared the U.S. House of Representatives. “Health care and social ... Read more »

Women veterans in Congress want improved breast cancer screening for service members

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Originally Posted in Connecting Vets Written by Kaylah Jackson Women in Congress are rallying for more technologically advanced breast cancer screening options for female service members. The Better and Robust Screening Today Act (BRST), introduced by Sens. Martha McSally, R-AZ., Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH., and Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-PA., would require the Department of Defense to cover Digital Breas... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Secures Protections For Health Care And Social Service Workers From Workplace Violence

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WASHINGTON - Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan voted to pass H.R. 1309, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act. She is a cosponsor of the bill, which would require the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, the Department of Labor must promulgate an occupational safety and health ... Read more »

This Freshman Congresswoman Wants to Restore U.S. Funding to U.N. Reproductive-Health Agency

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Orginially posted in TIME Written by Alana Abramson When Pennsylvania Rep. Chrissy Houlahan first came to Washington, D.C. nine months ago, the Air Force veteran knew she wanted to carve out a policy niche in promoting women’s rights both domestically and internationally. On Thursday, she will continue her pursuit of that by introducing a bill to restore U.S. funding to the United Nations Populat... Read more »