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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May 24, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, following reports that a former White House staffer was awarded a $3 million federal contract to supply respirator masks to Navajo Nation hospitals—some of which have now been reported as faulty—Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) released the following statement:

May 20, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) applauded yesterday’s announcement from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of $750 million in funding to support testing and testing-related activities administered to tribes, tribal organizations, and Urban Indian Organizations (UIOs) by HHS through the Indian Health Service.

May 19, 2020 Press Release

VILLAGE OF OAK CREEK – Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) cosponsored H.Res.970, a resolution to designate the month of May 2020 as “ALS Awareness Month” to raise awareness of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and the challenges faced by ALS patients and their families.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) voted in favor of H.R. 6800, the Heroes Act, new legislation to address the public health crisis and economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

May 14, 2020 In The News

Congressman Tom O’Halleran announced more than $23.2 million in secured funding for two northern Arizona hospitals this week.

On Monday, the congressman announced the Flagstaff Medical Center would be receiving $14.5, while $8.7 million is being sent to the Tuba City Regional Hospital.

May 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—This week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced they would establish a new, separate hospital payment under the Medicare Severity Diagnostic Related Group (MS-DRG) category for Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, heeding the call of Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) to implement an important rule change that would assist many families in rural Arizona struggling to obtain cancer treatment cl

May 13, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, following House leadership’s introduction of the Heroes Act, a new $3 trillion legislative package to address the negative effects of the coronavirus, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) issued the following statement:

May 13, 2020 Contributed Columns

SACATON—Saturday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) visited the Gila River Indian Community to see the Community’s new testing site and meet with tribal leadership to discuss concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic.

May 12, 2020 Contributed Columns

Guest column: Tribal communities need promised resources, not political games

Since we first learned of the serious threat the coronavirus poses to our communities, I have been concerned with the lack of attention the Navajo Nation has received from federal agencies responsible for COVID-19 response efforts.

May 12, 2020 Press Release

SACATON—Saturday, Congressman Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01) visited the Gila River Indian Community to see the Community’s new testing site and meet with tribal leadership to discuss concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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