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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WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the Capped Allowable Payments from Seniors (CAPS) for Prescriptions Act, to limit the out-of-pocket costs seniors on Medicare pay for their prescription drugs. Under the CAPS for Prescriptions Act, annual out-of-pocket costs for drug payments, including deductibles, coinsurance, co-pays, and other uncovered costs for Medicare beneficiaries are capped at $2,600.
Washington D.C. – This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), member of the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence, and Co-Chairman of the Victims’ Rights Caucus, and Congressman Ted Poe (TX-02) introduced the Helping End Abusive Living Situations (HEALS) Act. This bipartisan piece of legislation will aid victims in their search for a home, as well as provide the required recovery resources.
WASHINGTON – Today, during the first Farm Bill Conference Committee’s public hearing, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) urged House and Senate members to draft a bipartisan Farm Bill that supports Arizona farmers and ranchers, working families, and rural communities.
VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) demanded answers following the recent announcement that the Administration would cancel a pay raise for federal employees, including civilian employees who support Arizona’s public lands, protect our communities, and serve our veterans.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released a statement regarding the Administration’s decision to halt billions of dollars in risk adjustment payments, potentially driving up insurance premiums for hundreds of thousands of Arizonans:
WAHSINGTON - Today, Congressman Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01), whose district includes much of the Grand Canyon National Park, sent a letter signed by Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) requesting official documentation from Secretary Ryan Zinke about the Department of the Interior's plan to support the Grand Canyon Mineral Withdrawal Order. This request for official documentation follows news reports that Secretary Zinke has 'no intention' of revisiting the mining ban in the Grand Canyon area.
Over the course of our nation’s history, millions of brave men and women stepped up and vowed to protect our communities from those who wish to do us harm. We have made a solemn commitment to support those returning brave soldiers and their families, but sadly, Congress has failed to address the most pressing issues impacting these Americans for too long.
WASHINGTON – This week, the United States House of Representatives passed legislation to combat the opioid epidemic.
WASHINGTON – This week, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) sent a letter to Barbara Oemcke, Medical Center Director of the Northern VA Health Care System, seeking answers regarding recently-revealed poor quality of care and health outcomes at the Community Living Center in Prescott.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) introduced the Combatting Opioid Misuse Before Addiction for our Troops (COMBAT) Act with Congressman Steve Knight (CA-25) and Congressman Seth Moulton (MA-06). This bipartisan bill prevents the overprescription of opioids to active duty servicemembers, their families, and retirees who use TRICARE by requiring the Department of Defense to implement a seven day first-fill limit for opioid prescriptions.