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  • Reps. Tenney, Stefanik, Katko, Collins and Faso Urge Inclusion of Language to Protect Rural Hospitals in Continuing Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on December 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Washington, D.C.—Today, U.S. Representatives Claudia Tenney (NY-22), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), John Katko (NY-24), Chris Collins (NY-27) and John Faso (NY-19) called on House Leadership to include language in the continuing resolution critical to protecting rural hospitals in Upstate New York. The proposed legislative text would fix an error the Medicare contractor for New York and New England made when determining a Medicare payment adjustment called the Volume Decrease Adjustment (VDA). This err... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Votes to Pass the CHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS ACT of 2017
    Posted in Press Releases on November 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement after the House voted to pass the CHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS ACT of 2017 which reauthorizes the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and other important public health priorities including Community Health Centers (CHC): “Funding for both CHIP and Community Health Centers are critical to the low- to middle-income New York families that I represent. In the 22nd District, we have four federally-funded health centers th... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Helps Pass Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) voted in support of the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act (H.R. 849). The bill passed the House with bipartisan support. The legislation repeals Obamacare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), preventing unelected and unaccountable bureaucrats from making changes to Medicare spending with no Congressional oversight, potentially compromising access to health care for the nation’s senior citizens. “Medicare is a lifeline for New York seni... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Calls on Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi to Take Immediate Action to Continue Funding for Community Health Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) is calling on Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi to take immediate action to extend funding for the Community Health Centers program before it is set to expire on September 30, 2017. Community Health Centers provide high-quality care to millions of Americans. Barring further action by Congress, Community Health Centers could experience a nearly 70 percent reduction in federal funding. These cuts in funding could lead to a closure of nearly 2,800 health cen... Read more

  • 12 freshman House members: The Senate needs to act on health care
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Monday night’s headlines announced: “Health bill stalls as more GOP senators announce opposition.” Imagine the dismay of House Republicans when they read or hear these sound bites. More importantly, imagine the distress of constituents across the nation who are suffering under ObamaCare. Our party campaigned on repealing and replacing ObamaCare with something better, but until now the opportunity was never truly possible. We House Republican freshmen remain fully aware that we were elected with ... Read more

  • Rep. Tenney: It's time for facts about American Health Care Act (Commentary)
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on May 22, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    By: Rep. Claudia Tenney As Obamacare hangs by a thread, millions of Americans across the country continue to lose access to the affordable, high-quality care they deserve. Canceled insurance plans, lost doctors and soaring prices have left Americans frustrated. As they see the quality of their healthcare decline, they see the amount of money they're paying for that care increase substantially. Under Obamacare, Americans are spending a larger share of their income on healthcare than ever before. ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Releases Statement on Legislation to Repeal and Replace Obamacare
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) released the following statement on the American Health Care Act: "Upstate New Yorkers deserve health care options that empower them, their families and their doctors while preserving coverage protections and peace of mind. Under Obamacare, Americans across the country have lost access to the affordable, quality health care they deserve. Patients have been hurt, doctors have been burdened, and our families and taxpayers are being crushed by this terri... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Announces $25.2 Million in a Federal Grant to Combat the Opioid Crisis in New York
    Posted in Press Releases on April 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) announced that New York State will receive a $25.2 million federal grant, through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to combat the growing opioid crisis. The grant is the first of two rounds provided for by the 21st Century Cures Act. The $25.2 million will be used to provide much needed assistance to our state, including prevention, treatment and recovery services. This funding will work to reduce the number of those who are unable to... Read more

  • Congresswoman Claudia Tenney Statement on the American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Today, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R—NY-22) released the following statement regarding the cancelation of the vote on the American Health Care Act. "Although the vote on the American Health Care Act was cancelled today, I remain committed to repealing Obamacare and replacing it with a high quality, patient centric plan that will improve and restore our healthcare system for all. Under Obamacare, American families are spending a larger share of their income on premiums and deductibles than eve... Read more

  • Tenney Votes for Budget Resolution, Paving Way for Repeal of Obamacare
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Tenney Votes for Budget Resolution, Paving Way for Repeal of Obamacare Tenney: Obamacare Must Go, This is the First Step Today, Representative Claudia Tenney (R-NY) voted in favor of S.Con.Res.3, a joint budget resolution that allows Congress to repeal-and-replace Obamacare. “Obamacare has failed to deliver on the promises made to the American people and it must go,” Tenney said. Tenney continued, “Americans were promised they could keep their doctor and insurance if they chose to do so. That ha... Read more

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