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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September 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran sent a bipartisan letter, signed by Reps. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), David Young (R-IA-03), and Joe Courtney (D-CT-01), urging Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to bring H.R. 3770, the Community Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence (CHIME) Act of 2017, to the floor for a vote before September 30th.

September 22, 2017 In The News

The federal Children’s Health Insurance Program is set to expire at the end of the month. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, a bipartisan group of Arizona’s congressional representatives are pushing for its immediate reauthorization.

The CHIP program provides funds for states to insure low-to-middle income children who aren’t eligible for Medicaid. In Arizona, it pays for KidsCare, which covers about 22,000 children.

September 19, 2017 Press Release

SEDONA – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran expressed his concerns about the Cassidy-Graham health care bill in the Senate:

September 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21), David Young (R-IA-03), Joe Courtney (D-CT-02), and Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ-01) introduced the Community Health Investment, Modernization and Excellence (CHIME) Act of 2017– bipartisan legislation to extend the Community Health Centers Fund (CHCF) for five years, with modest increases to ensure responsiveness to demand for care and national priority areas.

September 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), Martha McSally (AZ-02), Raúl Grijalva (AZ-03), Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09) sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urging the leaders to bring a robust reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for a vote.

September 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted against H.R. 3354, the FY 2018 federal spending bill, citing deep cuts to Pell Grants, infrastructure projects, and law enforcement, among other programs.

August 22, 2017 Press Release

SEDONA, AZ - Today, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) renewed his call for President Trump to keep Arizona premiums from increasing by continuing funding for cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments.

July 31, 2017 Press Release

SEDONA, AZ - Today, as a member of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-CD 01) is proud to announce an agreement on a bipartisan set of principles to stabilize health insurance markets and provide relief to individuals, families, and small businesses.

July 31, 2017 In The News

After months battling over Republican-led health-care proposals, three Arizona members of Congress have joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers trying to shore up a portion of the nation's insurance system.

A proposal released Monday by the 43-member Problem Solvers Caucus would effectively guarantee insurance subsidies for the individual markets and exempt more businesses from mandated health coverage.

July 28, 2017 Press Release

“I applaud Senator McCain’s vote against a health care bill that would devastate rural Arizona communities. He has stayed true to his words and is steering this debate back to regular order. Now we must get serious about fixing our health care system, and that means we need to put aside blind party loyalty and work together. Congress must take bipartisan action to stabilize the health insurance market and bring down costs for families.”