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Tom Carper's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. Senate (DE) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
July 18, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children
July 14, 2016 Senator Carper Admonishes Second Vote on Partisan Zika Bill
July 13, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell. Majority Leader, United States Senate- Commit to Passing Real, Immediate Funding to Fight Opioid and Heroin Epidemic and Actually Carry Out Programs Authorized in CARA Bill
June 29, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs- "Preparing for and Protecting the Nation from Zika" Opening Statement
June 28, 2016 Senator Carper on Partisan Zika Bill: Irresponsible to combat this public health crisis by creating others
June 23, 2016 Senator Carper Urges Colleagues: Don't Play Politics with Critical Zika Funds
June 17, 2016 Letter to Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Call to Use Existing Authority to Expand Critical Gun Violence Research Today
June 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Sec. of the Dept. of Health & Human Services; the Hon. Thomas E. Perez, Sec. of the Dept. of Labor; the Hon. Jacob J. Lew, Sec. of the Dept. of Treasury - Implement ACA Tobacco Cessation Benefits, Offer Tobacco Users Tools to Quit
June 15, 2016 In News Journal- ICYMI: Delaware Delegation Oped in News Journal: "Americans Get Better Protection from Toxic Substances"
May 31, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee - Ranking Member's Statement on "Tomah VAMC: Examining Patient Care and Abuse of Authority"
May 20, 2016 Bicameral, Bipartisan Deal Reached on TSCA Reform
May 19, 2016 Senator Carper Statement on Senate Passage of $1.1 Billion in Emergency Zika Funding
April 27, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Concerns with Medicare Part B Demo
April 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader and the Hon. Thad Cochran, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Call for Immediate Passage of President's Emergency Funding Request
April 14, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Ranking Member Carper's Opening Statement on "The Federal Perspective on the State of Our Nation's Biodefense"
April 13, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Ranking Member Carper's Opening Statement on "America's Insatiable Demand for Drugs"
March 10, 2016 Carper Statement on Passage of Legislation to Address America's Opioid and Heroin Epidemic
Feb. 25, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - Opening Statement of Sen. Tom Carper - Connecting Patients to New and Potential Life Saving Treatments
Feb. 17, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and The Hon. Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Information on Administration Efforts to Improve Access to Behavioral Health Care Treatments and to Address Psychotropic Drug Use Among Children
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and Mitch McConnel, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Heath Care in Light of Spreading Virus
Feb. 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Importance of Women's Access to Reproductive Health Care In Light of Spreading Virus
Feb. 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Concerning the Spread of the Zika Virus
Jan. 28, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -
Jan. 28, 2016 Senators Carper, Johnson Seek Information on DHS, CDC Response to Threat Posed by Zika Virus
Jan. 28, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security - Information on DHS,Response to Threat Posed by Zika Virus
Jan. 28, 2016 Senators Carper, Johnson Seek Information on DHS, CDC Response to Threat Posed by Zika Virus
Dec. 18, 2015 Bipartisan Coalition of Senators Hails Senate Passage of Historic Chemical Safety Law
Dec. 18, 2015 Senate Passes Bipartisan PRIME Act Provisions to Curb Medicare and Medicaid Waste and Fraud
Oct. 28, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Opening Statement of Sen. Carper, Hearing on "Assessing the State of Our Nation's Biodefense"
Oct. 22, 2015 Carper-Toomey Bill to Expand and Improve In-Home Care for America's Seniors Goes to President for Signature
Sept. 22, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Operations - Opening Statement of Sen. Carper, Improving VA Accountability: Examining First Hand Accounts of Department of Veterans Affairs Whistleblowers
July 8, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Stopping an Avian Influenza Threat to Animal and Public Health
July 8, 2015 Key Senate Committee Examines Avian Flu Threat to U.S. Poultry Industry
June 25, 2015 Tillis, Carper Introduce Legislation to Assist Victims Receiving Eugenics Compensation Payments
May 7, 2015 Udall, Vitter Announce 14 New Bipartisan Cosponsors for Chemical Safety Reform
May 1, 2015 Sen. Carper Highlights Public Release of Medicare Prescription Drug Payment Data
April 29, 2015 Letter to Richard Griffin, Deputy Inspector General - Subpoena of the VA Inspector General for Tomah VA Medical Center Documents
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Updated Guidance to Pregnant Women on Seafood Consumption
April 15, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - IRS Challenges in Implementing the Affordable Care Act
March 30, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Tomah VAMC: Examining Quality, Access, and a Culture of Overreliance on High-Risk Medications
March 27, 2015 Bipartisan Amendment to Support the Treatment and Prevention of Agriculture Virus Outbreaks Approved by Senate
March 26, 2015 Sens. Carper, Boozman, Coons & Cotton File Amendment to Support the Treatment and Prevention of Agriculture Virus Outbreaks
March 23, 2015 Letter to Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, and Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Support Community Health Centers
March 19, 2015 Sen. Carper Statement on Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program FY14 Report
March 16, 2015 Sen. Carper Applauds CDC and AMA's Prediabetes Initiative, with Delaware Leading the Way
Feb. 11, 2015 Members Respond to 2015 GAO High Risk Report
Jan. 28, 2015 Senator Carper Offers Proposals to Address Vulnerabilities in Medicare and Medicaid Programs
Jan. 16, 2015 Sen. Carper Statement on CMS Administrator Tavenner's Resignation
Nov. 25, 2014 Carper Initiative Giving Consumers More Information About Food Choices Enacted
Nov. 21, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Preparedness and Response to Public Health Threats: How Ready Are We?
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