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Rep. Bucshon Makes a Commitment to America

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.) joins the entire House Republican Conference in unveiling the Commitment to America. This is the House Republican Agenda to build An Economy That's Strong, A Nation That's Safe, A Future That's Built on Freedom, and A Government That's Accountable.     “With Democrats in control of the…

Bill to Rename St. Joseph VA Clinic in Honor of Late Rep. Jackie Walorski is One Step Closer to Being Signed into Law

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WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Larry Bucshon, M.D. joined the entire Indiana House Delegation, Representative Walorski’s mother and husband, Speaker Pelosi, and others at the bill enrollment ceremony to send H.R. 8656 to the President’s desk to be signed into law. This bill would rename the Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic in Mishawaka, Indiana the “Jackie Walorski…

Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Mental Health Services for Health Care Workers Advances Through Committee Markup

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WASHINGTON – Today, the House Ways and Means Committee advanced bipartisan legislation authored by U.S. Representatives Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.-08), Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-Calif.-36), Greg Murphy, M.D. (R-N.C.-03), and Don Beyer (D-Va.-08) that would expand access to critical mental health programs for many providers carrying an increased burden and workload during the COVID-19…

ICYMI: Bucshon Op-Ed: Healthcare facilities should be places for healing, not violence

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.-08), penned an op-ed for Modern Healthcare highlighting his SAVE Act to help protect hospital workers from rising acts of violence.    “The risk of harm resulting from violent incidents has increased during COVID-19 pandemic. Many hospitals are reeling from workforce shortages, and the…

House Unanimously Passes Bill to Improve Care for 28M Seniors, Cut Red Tape

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WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act (H.R. 3173) by voice vote. The legislation would make it easier for seniors to get the care they need and improve health outcomes by modernizing the antiquated prior authorization process in Medicare Advantage, which often still requires faxing…

Reps. Bucshon and Bera Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Physicians from Pay Cuts under Medicare

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.) and Ami Bera, M.D. (D-Calif.) introduced bipartisan legislation to provide critical relief to physicians who are scheduled to receive Medicare payment cuts. The Supporting Medicare Providers Act of 2022 would ensure payments to these providers are kept stable and extend certain increases in payments for…

PHOTOS: Rep. Bucshon Receives 2022 National Distinguished Advocacy Award from the American Cancer Society

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.) issued the following statement after being awarded the American Cancer Society’s 2022 National Distinguished Advocacy Award for his work on the bipartisan, bicameral DIVERSE Trials Act and the VALID Act.     “I am proud to be selected for this year’s 2022 National Distinguished Advocacy…

Bucshon, Bera Lead Group of Representatives in Seeking Input on Medicare Payment System

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WASHINGTON – Representatives Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08), Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07), Michael Burgess, M.D. (TX-26), Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08), Brad Wenstrup, D.P.M. (OH-02), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), Mariannette Miller-Meeks, M.D. (IA-02), and Bradley Schneider (IL-10) are requesting feedback from health care providers, advocacy organizations, health economists, health finance experts,…

Rep. Bucshon Releases Statement on President Biden's Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.) issued the following statement on President Biden’s federal student loan forgiveness plan. “Like last week’s inflation-inducing reconciliation legislation, President Biden’s plan to forgive student debt comes at a cost that will prove detrimental to the American people.…

Rep. Bucshon Releases Statement on the Inflation Expansion Act

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-Ind.) issued the following statement on the Inflation Reduction Act, H.R. 5376, which passed out of the House of Representatives on a party line vote.    “Today’s passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, or rather the Inflation Expansion Act, will lead to more taxes, a higher cost of living, and fewer treatments and cures…