More on Health Care
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement announcing that she is co-leading the bipartisan Health Coverage for Reservists and Guardsmen Act with Republican Rep. Trent Kelly (MS-01). Under current law, guardsmen and reservists are eligible for health insurance through TRICARE Reserve Select, a special health insurance system created just for them. However, federal employees who also happen to be guardsmen or reservists are ineligible for Reserve Select coverage.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement urging Congressional Republicans to permanently fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which Congress let expire on September 30, 2017. CHIP provides insurance to 9 million children nationwide. Last year, CHIP provided coverage for nearly 69,000 children in Nevada whose low-income families don’t qualify for Medicaid.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) introduced the Veterans Deserve Better Act with Republican Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-03). This bipartisan legislation would improve access to quality health care for veterans who count on the Veterans Choice program. Congress established the Veterans Choice Program in 2014 in order to address long wait times at VA facilities and the inability of rural veterans living far from the closest VA clinic to get access to care.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) announced that she is co-sponsoring H.R. 4541, the CHAMPION KIDS Act, a clean bill to reauthorize and fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the Community Health Centers program, and other expired public health programs:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement reminding Nevadans to get covered through the Nevada Health Link. Tomorrow, December 15th, marks the end of open enrollment season, which helps Nevadans choose and enroll in health coverage plans best fitting their budgetary and health circumstances:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) introduced the bipartisan Military Domestic Violence Reporting Enhancement Act alongside Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS). H.R. 4639 would prevent convicted domestic abusers from purchasing firearms by making domestic violence a criminal offense, closing a dangerous loophole in the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ):
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement in response to a new report on Republicans’ partisan tax bill passed by the Senate.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) sent a letter urging Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to take up bipartisan legislation to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) before the end of the year:
WASHINGTON, DC - La congresista Jacky Rosen (NV-03) emitió las siguientes declaraciones en respuesta a la noticia de que los Centros de Servicios de Medicare y Medicare (CMS, por sus siglas en inglés) le otorgara al programa ‘Nevada Check Up’, también conocido como el Programa de Seguro Médico Infantil, 5.6 millones de dólares en fondos para el mes de diciembre, y una cantidad similar hasta el 31 de enero del 2018, un total esperado de más de 11 millones de dólares.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) helped introduce the Fair Access to Insurance for Retired (FAIR) Heroes Act, bipartisan legislation that would provide disabled veterans, who are medically retired from the military, the ability to choose between TRICARE and Medicare Part B, whichever health plan works best for their families. This bill could potentially save many veterans up to $1,300 a year on their health care costs.