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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 »

House Approves Pascrell-Bacon Traumatic Brain Injury Amendment

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Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Don Bacon (R-NE-02), co-chairmen of the Congressional Traumatic Brain Injury Task Force, hailed House passage of their amendment to provide $1 million to support the National Concussion Surveillance System (NCSS). The NCSS is critical to accurately determining the incidence of concussions, particularly among the most vulnerable Americans. Rep. Pas... Read more »

Pascrell Votes to Protect Health Care from Trump and Republican Sabotage

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today voted in support of H.R. 1425, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act, legislation specially crafted to strengthen provisions of the Affordable Care Act against deliberate sabotage by Donald Trump and congressional Republicans. “Americans’ health care is under assault by Republicans and today House Democrats moved urgently to protect... Read more »

Pascrell Secures $72K in Coronavirus Response Funding for Paterson

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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 $72,477 to the Paterson Community Health Center to combat the spread of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). Pascrell helped pass the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, signed into law on March 6, which made this funding available for Paters... Read more »

Pascrell Secures $1.2M for Paterson Community Health Center Amid Coronavirus Crisis

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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 $1,124,270 to the Paterson Community Health Center to assist the center in providing primary health care to low-income Paterson residents. "Amid the current outbreak of COVID-19, this grant will allow Paterson Community Health to provide high-quality health care services to our ... Read more »

Pascrell, Sayegh Announce $817K Federal Grant to Combat HIV Epidemic in Paterson

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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 $817,544 to Paterson to help the city combat HIV. The grant will aid low-income individuals and families by enhancing access to care and providing direct financial assistance to areas most severely affected by the virus that causes AIDS. “This grant will help the City of Paterso... Read more »

Pascrell Supports Crackdown on Surprise Medical Billing

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, voted in strong support of H.R. 5826, the Consumer Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills Act, legislation that will crack down on unscrupulous surprise medical billing. “Surprise medical bills top the list of expenses Americans worry about affording,” Pascrell said Whether it’s emergency... Read more »

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