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Bob Casey, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. Senate (PA) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Nov. 20, 2014 Senior Lawmakers Introduce Sweeping Reforms to Black Lung Benefits Program
Nov. 10, 2014 Casey Calls for Action on Disability Claims Backlog Bill as PA Vets Continue to Wait As Long As An Average of 266 Days to See Claim Resolved
Oct. 19, 2014 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Ebola Travel Bans
Oct. 17, 2014 Casey, Doctors and Specialists Discuss Region's Preparedness and Push for Increased Investment in Hospital Preparedness Funding
Oct. 13, 2014 Casey Calls for Investment in Hospital Preparedness Program that Has Been Cut 50% Since 2003
Oct. 3, 2014 Casey Statement on VA Secretary's Move to Remove Pittsburgh VA's Medical Center Director Following 2012 Legionnaires' Outbreak
Sept. 19, 2014 Senator, Local Doctor Detail What Emergency Medical Services for Children Legislation Means for Philly Children
Sept. 18, 2014 Casey Introduces Caregiver Corps Plan to Aid Aging Residents in PA and Their Families Who Care for Them
Sept. 17, 2014 Hatch, Casey Applaud Senate Passage of Bill to Reauthorize the Traumatic Brain Injury Program
Sept. 17, 2014 Casey Bill to Reauthorize Traumatic Brain Injury Program Passes Senate
Sept. 16, 2014 Casey, Hatch Legislation Reauthorizing Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Set to Become Law After Final Passage in House
Sept. 12, 2014 Casey, Hatch Legislation Reauthorizing Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Passes Senate
Sept. 8, 2014 Casey, Emergency Doctor, Nurse and Advocate Push for Plan That Could Put More Nurses in Schools in Philly and Across the Country
Aug. 25, 2014 Casey, Joined by Central PA Medical Professionals Calls for Action to Combat Traumatic Brain Injury
Aug. 21, 2014 Casey Unveils National Caregiver Corps Plan to Aid Aging Residents in Southwestern PA and Their Families Who Provide Care
Aug. 13, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Plan to Reduce Claims Backlog that Has Impacted Residents Throughout Western PA
Aug. 1, 2014 Casey Presses New VA Secretary for Additional Action on Legionnaires' Disease in VA Facilities, Strengthened Whistleblower Protections and Management Reforms
July 31, 2014 ABLE Act Takes Major Step Forward After Bipartisan Vote of House Ways and Means Committee
July 16, 2014 Casey Meets with New VA Nominee and Presses for Answers On Veterans Issues in PA
July 16, 2014 Casey Statement on the Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act
July 11, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Mishandling of Dangerous Pathogens Calls for Review of Policies and Procedures
June 30, 2014 Casey Statement on Supreme Court Hobby Lobby Decision
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 26, 2014 Casey, Hatch Introduce Bill to Reauthorize the Traumatic Brain Injury Program
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Recent Anthrax Exposures
June 24, 2014 Senate Passes Casey-Backed Bipartisan Resolution to Make June 2014 National PTSD Awareness Month
June 12, 2014 Veterans Health Care
June 11, 2014 Casey Statement on Passage of Comprehensive Veterans Legislation in the Senate
June 10, 2014 Letter to Martin Barrington, Nicandro Durante, Ling Chenqing, Alison Cooper, Pierre de Labouchere, Murray Kessler, Andre Calantzopoulos, Daniel Delen, J. Pieter Sikkel, and George Freeman III - Protect Children from Nicotine Poisoning
June 9, 2014 Casey Statement on VA Waitlist Audit
June 9, 2014 Casey Pushes Bill to Address Critical Doctor Shortage Across Pennsylvania
June 6, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Black Lung Benefits Claims
June 6, 2014 After Casey Push, DoL Halts the Use of Questionable Evidence Used to Deny Benefits to Sick Coal Miners
June 4, 2014 Letter to Denis McDonough, White House Chief of Staff - VA Pittsburgh Health System Backlog
June 4, 2014 Casey Pushes Administration to Quickly Address Pittsburgh VA Waitlist, Clarify Concerns About Disclosure of Information
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 28, 2014 Casey Statement on Inspector General's Interim Report on VA Wait Times
May 27, 2014 Casey Lays Out Bipartisan Plan to Reduce VA Claims Backlog
May 15, 2014 Casey Statement on VA Management Issues
April 29, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Casey Calls on VA to Release Any Documents On Waitlists in PA, Across Nation
April 11, 2014 Casey, Patients, Families and Doctors Push for Boost to Program That Would Add Dollars to for Lifesaving Medical Care at CHOP
April 1, 2014 Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization
April 1, 2014 Casey, Isakson Bill to Protect Funding for Children's Hospitals Clears Final Passage
March 31, 2014 Casey Helps Kick Off Organ Donation Challenge at Gift of Life
March 27, 2014 Casey Statement on New CDC Autism Statistics
March 26, 2014 Casey, Hatch Introduce Reauthorization of Emergency Medical Services for Children Program
March 26, 2014 Letter to Jocelyn Samuels, Acting Assistant Attorney General - Examine Whether Americans With Disabilities Act Needs Update to Provide Training, Better Protect Vulnerable Children and Their Families
March 25, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Make Internal Documents on Legionnaires' Outbreak Available to Public
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