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Congressman Bucshon stops in Evansville

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 By Jared Goffinet | January 23, 2020 at 5:45 PM CST - Updated January 23 at 6:19 PM EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Congressman Larry Bucshon made several stops in the Tri-State on Thursday. We caught up with him on a visit to Holly’s House. Bucshon says visits like these are helpful when he’s making policies to help children affected by these crimes. We also asked him about…

City helps hospital enroll in discount Rx program

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CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs committed to continued care of the uninsured and indigent earlier this week, a pledge required for its enrollment in a federal drug discount program. A resolution the Hot Springs Board of Directors adopted memorialized the commitment. The item was added to the agenda at the start of the board's Tuesday night business meeting. An email the hospital sent the…

Rep. Shalala Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Vaccinate More Seniors

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Rep. Shalala Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help Vaccinate More Seniors    Legislation would help expand access to vaccines and immunization information among seniors   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Donna Shalala (FL-27), Larry Bucshon, MD (IN-8), Phil Roe, MD (TN-1), and Ann Kuster (NH-2) introduced the Senior Immunization Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation…

U.S. Congressional Delegation Travels to Panama

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A delegation of ten Members of Congress will travel to Panama from November 5 through November 7 to reinforce the strong U.S.-Panama bilateral relationship on economic, security, and government-to-government issues. The congressional delegation, led by U.S. House Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA), includes Representatives Mike…

Independent dispute resolution offers the best solution to surprise medical billing

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Patients who visit the emergency room or require a surgical procedure are already under stress. Most patients do their best to act responsibly and visit providers covered by their insurance. However, too often there is another source of stress: surprise medical bills. As medical doctors, we came to Congress because we wanted to enact…

Remarks by Administrator Seema Verma at the Patients Over Paperwork Anniversary Event: “Patients Over Paperwork: A Journey Forward”

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Hello and thank you for joining us today as we mark the two year anniversary of one of our signature initiatives: Patients over Paperwork. I want to pause here at the beginning to thank Congressman Larry Bucshon and Congressman Michael Burgess in particular for their attendance today. As doctors and as leaders on the Health…

Trump: ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Killed in US Military Raid

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 President Donald Trump confirmed Sunday morning that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a US military raid in northwest Syria over the weekend. "Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead," Trump said at the White House. The President said a US special operations forces mission went after the ISIS leader and there were no US…

Aluminum Association Lauds Bipartisan Letter to Commerce Department: Time for an Aluminum Import Monitoring Program

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The co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Aluminum Caucus – Reps. Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Larry Bucshon (R-IN), Dave Loebsack (D-IA) and Bill Johnson (R-OH) – today sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross calling for the creation of an aluminum import monitoring system. The chairs were joined by two dozen Members of…

Bucshon, Burgess praise HHS proposed rulemaking

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U.S. Reps. Larry Bucshon (R-IN) and Michael Burgess (R-TX), who are both certified medical doctors, recently applauded proposed changes by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to update safe harbor regulations. “This announcement is great news for patients and doctors,” Rep. Burgess said. “The proposed rule allows…

Administrator Wheeler Wraps Up Indianapolis Visit

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Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Wheeler spent the day in Indianapolis speaking to the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s Indiana Environmental Conference, closing a $436 million Water Infrastructure Finance Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Finance Authority (IFA),…