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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July 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) announced his opposition to the House Republican’s 2018 budget resolution which makes deep cuts to programs that hundreds of thousands of Arizonans rely on every day.

July 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released a statement following the Senate’s recent efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

“Arizonans I have talked to back home are stressed and anxious as they watch politicians in Washington threaten to take away their health coverage. Now that the efforts to repeal the ACA have stalled in the Senate, we should work together and pass a bipartisan bill.

July 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) expressed his continued concerns over the recent efforts to overhaul the health care system following the released the revised text of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), the Senate’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement plan.

July 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) expressed his frustration regarding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s announcement that the U.S. Senate would release a revised health care bill and vote on the legislation within a single week.

June 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran joined fellow members of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force at a press conference to introduce the group’s legislative agenda to address the opioid epidemic in the United States from the perspective of law enforcement, prevention, treatment, and recovery.

“More than 40 years ago, I witnessed, firsthand as a narcotics officer, the impact that opioids and other drugs have on our communities. It was a crisis that affected every neighborhood, destroyed families, and it knew no bounds.

June 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued a statement following recent reports by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) on the impact of the U.S. Senate’s health care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). According to the CBO, the health care bill will leave an estimated 22 million without insurance by 2026, and the AHCCCS analysis shows the repeal and replace bill could cost Arizona as much as $7.1 billion through 2026. 

June 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran expressed concern over the impact of the Senate’s health care bill, released this morning, on veterans, elderly and disabled Arizonans, and Native American and Arizona families.

June 19, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., called the media to a local American Legion Post Monday morning to express his concern over the Trump administration’s Obamacare replacement plan, the American Healthcare Act (AHCA).

May 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement after sending a letter with Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and 62 other members of Congress urging the President to keep our promise to our veterans by not slashing Medicaid: