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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona

Health

Congress must work to pass bipartisan legislation that improves the health and wellbeing of Americans by expanding access to insurance coverage, bringing down the cost of prescription drugs, and investing in rural hospitals.

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December 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran led a bipartisan letter, signed by members of the Arizona delegation, to Reps. Ken Calvert and Betty McCollum urging them to provide funding for three Indian Health Service clinics in Arizona, California, and Oklahoma. Calvert and McCollum oversee the Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies.

December 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) sent a bipartisan letter signed by 18 other lawmakers to Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady and Ranking Member Richard Neal urging them to not cut reimbursement rates for Critical Access Hospitals (CAH).

December 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement after reports indicated Speaker Paul Ryan was eyeing cuts to Medicare, a program that more than 1.1 million Arizonans rely on every day:

November 13, 2017 Page

Healthcare.gov is now open for people to sign up for health insurance, or switch their health care plan for calendar year 2018. From November 1 to December 15, Arizonans may select a plan for coverage that begins January 1, 2018. 

October 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Friday, October 27, 2017, a bipartisan group of more than 150 U.S. Representatives sent a letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi expressing serious concerns over the expiration of the Community Health Centers Fund (CHCF). The CHCF, which accounts for 70% of community health centers’ federal grant funding, expired at the end of September 2017.

October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tom O’Halleran released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced the opioid crisis is a public health emergency:

October 18, 2017 Press Release

 SEDONA - Today, in response to the news that Senators Alexander and Murray have reached a bipartisan health care plan, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement: "Arizona families live in fear that their health care premiums could skyrocket or that they could lose their access to coverage any day. For too long, Washington has played political football with their health and wellbeing, and it must stop. 

October 16, 2017 Press Release

SEDONA, AZ – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran released a statement following President Donald Trump’s assertions that Congress was failing to act on health care reform:

“The President's ill-advised policies are hurting Americans by driving up the cost of health insurance and his divisive statements make it difficult to forge compromise in Congress. While he engages in political games, the Problem Solvers Caucus has worked tirelessly on a serious, bipartisan proposal to protect affordable health care coverage that millions rely on every single day. 

October 13, 2017 Press Release

SEDONA, AZ – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran responded to news that President Donald Trump will end cost-sharing reduction payments, subsidies to insurers that reduce the cost of health coverage for lower-income Americans.

September 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus sent a letter urging Congressional leaders from both parties to work on a bipartisan solution that brings down health care costs for the American people.