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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March 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran denounced the recently released GOP health care replacement plan. If signed into law, this plan would devastate rural hospitals, repeal coverage for low-income workers, and saddle millions of Americans with higher costs for less care.

March 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran shared news from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that Diné College has been awarded $380,000 to determine the impact of abandoned uranium mines on water in northeastern Arizona. The grant supports the EPA’s Cove Watershed Assessment project

February 1, 2017 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers says repealing the Affordable Care Act would have detrimental effects on Native American healthcare. They’re concerned it would nullify the separate Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

January 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran, joined by 26 members of the bipartisan Congressional Native American Caucus, sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addressing the impact a repeal of the Affordable Care Act will have on tribal communities.

January 24, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Native Americans, Alaska Natives and a bipartisan group of their allies — including current and former Arizona lawmakers — are worried that repeal of the Affordable Care Act will also eliminate a non-controversial portion of that law that commits federal funding for tribal health care around the country, a move that the National Indian Health Board warns would be “catastrophic.”