Representative Joseph 'Joe' R. Pitts's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' R. Pitts
Current Office: U.S. House - District 16, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 16
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Virginia; 3 Children: Karen, Carol, Daniel
Birth Date: 10/10/1939
Birth Place: Lexington, KY
Home City: Kennett Square, PA
Religion: Protestant
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7/29/14 What the Medicare Trustees Report REALLY Says 7/28/14 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 4067 and H.R. ____ 5/30/14 Pitts on VA Secretary Resignation 5/21/14 Health Subcommittee Continues Efforts to #KeepthePromise of Medicare to Seniors 5/14/14 Hearing Notice: Subcommittee on Health 5/12/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Health Law's Cuts to Medicare Advantage 4/11/14 Why Republicans Wrote a Budget 4/03/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Proposed Changes to Medicare Part D and Potential Harm to Seniors 4/01/14 Pitts' Bill to Preserve Seniors Access to Medicare Passes Senate 4/01/14 President Signs Pitts' Bill to Protect Seniors 3/27/14 House Passes Bill to #KeepthePromise, Protect Seniors' Access to Medicare Physicians 3/27/14 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 3/14/14 House Passes Bill to Reform Medicare Payments to Doctors 3/14/14 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 3/13/14 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Keeping the Promise: Allowing Seniors to Keep Their Medicare Advantage Plans If They Like Them 3/13/14 Pitts Chairs Hearing to Defend Seniors from Medicare Advantage Cuts 3/10/14 Pitts Comments on Medicare Changes to Prescription Drug Regulation 3/07/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Keep the Promise to Seniors and Protect Popular Medicare Drug Program 3/06/14 Committee Leaders Applaud Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement to Repeal and Replace SGR Formula -- Burgess Formally Introduces House Bill 3/04/14 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Keeping the Promise: How Better Managing Medicare Can Protect Seniors 2/28/14 You Can't Keep Your Prescription Drug Plan Either 2/26/14 Administration Unable to Assure Proposed Medicare Part D Rule Will Not Lead to More #BrokenPromises for Nation's Seniors 2/26/14 Pitts Asks Why Obama Administration Wants to Reduce Medicare Choices for Seniors 2/26/14 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Messing with Success: How CMS' Attack on the Part D Program Will Increase Costs and Reduce Choices for Seniors 2/21/14 Upton, Pitts Decry Administration's Latest Cuts to Medicare Advantage Program 2/06/14 Pitts Supports New Bill to Provide Certainty for Doctors Working in Medicare 1/09/14 Health Subcommittee Continues Work Toward Permanent Solution to SGR 12/09/13 Letter to Medicaid Director - Health Law's Impact on Medicaid, Services to Nation's Most Vulnerable 12/06/13 More People Who Can't Keep their Plans 12/06/13 CBO Lowers Cost of Energy and Commerce SGR Repeal and Replacement 12/05/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Medicare Advantage Plants 11/22/13 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate 10/30/13 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Keep Farm and Food Stamp Policy Seperate 10/24/13 Letter to Frank Lucas, Chair House Agriculture Committee - Maintaing Reforms in Farm Bill 7/31/13 Committee Advances Fair, Transparent, Bipartisan Bill to Reform Medicare Physician Payments 7/23/13 Health Subcommittee Advances Bipartisan SGR Replacement 7/18/13 Committee Releases Updated Draft Proposal for Medicare Physician Payment Reform 7/08/13 Health Subcommittee Explores Options for Reforming Medicaid to Protect Nation's Most Vulnerable 7/08/13 Hearing of the House Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - Making Medicaid Work for the Most Vulnerable 6/28/13 Transparent Medicare Physician Payment Reform Process Gains Momentum - Committee Releases Advanced Legislative Framework 6/28/13 Health Subcommittee Examines Proposals for Reform and Improvement of the Medicare Part B Drug Program 6/28/13 Hearing of the House Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee - Examining Reforms to Improve the Medicare Part B Drug Program for Seniors 6/26/13 Subcommittee Examines Bipartisan Proposals for Reform of Medicare's Outdated Structure 6/26/13 Hearing of the House Health Subcommitee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - A 21st Century Medicare: Bipartisan Proposals to Redesign the Program's Outdated Benefit Structure 6/12/13 Hearing of the House Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee - "The Need for Medicaid Reform: A State Perspective" 6/12/13 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee- The Need for Medicaid Reform: A State Perspective 6/12/13 Health Subcommittee Examines Commonsense Reforms to Medicaid Program, Including State Flexibility to Help Provide for Most Vulnerable Americans 6/05/13 Continuing Transparent, Collaborative Medicare Physician Payment Reform Process, Health Subcommittee Explores Draft Legislation to Repeal Sustainable Growth Rate 6/05/13 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Opening Statement of the Honorable Joe Pitts Subcommittee on Health Hearing on "Reforming SGR: Prioritizing Quality in a Modernized Physician Payment System" 5/31/13 Upton & Pitts Comment on 2013 Medicare and Social Security Trustees Report