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Pascrell Announces $3.7M American Rescue Plan Grant for Paterson Community Health Center

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $3,702,250 to the Paterson Community Health Center to assist the center in providing primary health care to low-income Paterson residents. Funding for the grant was provided by President Biden’s landmark American Rescue Plan, which Rep. Pascrell helped pass earlier this month. “... Read more »

Menendez, Pascrell Lead Call for HHS to Halt Trump-Era Policy that Will Cost NJ Hospitals Millions

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U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (N.J.-09), senior members of the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees that set national health policy, today led a delegation letter urging U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to cease implementation of a Trump-era policy that will cost Central Jersey hospitals over $100 million and undermine their abili... Read more »

Pascrell Opening Statement at Oversight Subcommittee Hearing on Private Equity’s Expanded Role in the U.S. Health Care System

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, today issued the following statement at the opening of the panel’s hearing this afternoon on the Private Equity’s Expanded Role in the U.S. Health Care System. Chairman Pascrell Opening Statement (as prepared for delivery) It is past time for a bright light to be shined on how private equit... Read more »

Pascrell, Menendez: American Rescue Plan Unlocks Millions for NJ Hospitals

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) today celebrated the inclusion of a key provision in the American Rescue Plan that will permanently unlock millions annually in Medicare dollars for New Jersey’s hospitals. President Biden is expected to sign the bill into law Friday. “For years our delegation has worked together in support of a wage index floor for all-urban s... Read more »

Pascrell Votes for Historic American Rescue Plan

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today voted emphatically for passage of the American Rescue Plan, comprehensive relief and stimulus legislation put forth by Democrats to confront the dual threats of the continuing pandemic and its economic fallout. “At moments of enormous national crisis, government has risen to the moment. The American Rescue Plan does so once more,” said Rep. Pascrell. “T... Read more »

Ways and Means Chairs Blast HHS Deliberately Destructive Deregulation Spree

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U.S. Reps. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX-35), the Chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health, Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, and Danny Davis (D-IL-07), the Chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support have written to U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar lambasting his move to open the flo... Read more »

Pascrell, Porter, DeLauro Again Call Out HHS Favoritism of Private Equity

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Katie Porter (D-CA-45), and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today again wrote to U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar demanding new answers to HHS and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) providing at least $1.5 billion interest-free loans to health care companies owned by multi-billion dollar Wall Street private equity firms whil... Read more »

Pascrell, Doggett Demand Answers in Illegal Voter Bribery Card Scheme

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, and Lloyd Doggett (D-TX-35), the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, today wrote to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar demanding urgent answers on a purported Trump administration scheme to send prescription drug discount cards to seniors before the el... Read more »

Pascrell, Bacon, Hassan, Capito Introduce Resolution Recognizing September 18 as National Concussion Awareness Day

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-09) and Don Bacon (R-NE-02) introduced a bipartisan resolution in the House of Representatives recognizing September 18, 2020 as National Concussion Awareness Day. The resolution was also introduced in the Senate by U.S. Sens. Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV). Last year, the lawmakers introduced a similar measure recognizing September 20, 2019 as ... Read more »

Pascrell Secures $167K for Paterson Community Health Center

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $167,000 to the Paterson Community Health Center to assist the center in providing primary health care to low-income Paterson residents. “Paterson Community Health has served our community for decades and is working harder than ever before to combat COVID-19. This grant we’ve se... Read more »

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