Health Care

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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June 29, 2021 In The News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Along with bills addressing infrastructure, tribal health and community development, U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D – AZ) is discussing long and short term strategies for problems caused by wildfires in Arizona.

Currently, O’Halleran is touring areas affected by wildfires and is working with the Red Cross, county officials and various agencies to meet the needs of those affected by wildfires in northern Arizona. He also plans to hold a telephonic town hall meeting June 28 to discuss recent fires.

June 29, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. – Yesterday, Representatives Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08), Elissa Slotkin(MI-08), and Suzan DelBene (WA-01) reintroduced the Medicare Vision Act of 2021 to expand Medicare coverage to provide affordable vision care. As of now, gaps in Medicare make it hard for 60 million seniors and younger people with disabilities to afford vision services.

June 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, Representatives Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08), Elissa Slotkin (MI-08), and Suzan DelBene (WA-01) reintroduced the Medicare Vision Act of 2021 to expand Medicare coverage to provide affordable vision care. As of now, gaps in Medicare make it hard for 60 million seniors and younger people with disabilities to afford vision services.

June 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass  H.R. 3841, the Tribal Health Data Improvement Act, legislation introduced by Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-0K-02) to address chronic challenges faced by tribal nations and Tribal Epidemiology Centers in accessing federal health care and public health surveillance data systems—data they are entitled to by law.

June 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, following the Supreme Court’s California v. Texas decision, ruling in favor of upholding the Affordable Care Act, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:

June 17, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, following the Supreme Court’s California v. Texas decisionruling in favor of upholding the Affordable Care Act, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:

June 14, 2021 In The News

O’Halleran, Mullin Introduce Bill to Break Down Health Data Barriers for Tribes

WASHINGTON— Today, during a Pro Forma session of Congress, Representatives Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-02) introduced the Tribal Health Data Improvement Act. The bill would reaffirm Tribal public health authorities are entitled to access public health data.

June 14, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. – On Friday, during a Pro Forma session of Congress, Representatives Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) and Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-02) introduced the Tribal Health Data Improvement Act. The bill would reaffirm Tribal public health authorities are entitled to access public health data.

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