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Henry Waxman's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

Full Name: Henry A. Waxman
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 33, Democratic
First Elected: 1974
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Janet; 2 Children: Michael, Shai
Birth Date: 09/12/1939
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
July 29, 2014 Ranking Member Waxman Statement on Medicare Part D Savings
July 28, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Protecting Americans from Illegal Bailouts and Plan Cancellations Under the President's Health Care Law
June 25, 2014 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Medicare Program Integrity: Screening Out Errors, Fraud, and Abuse
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United State,- Correct Unfair Medicare Policy for Polyp Removal During Life-Saving Cancer Screenings
April 8, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Medicare Payment Codes
March 27, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 13, 2014 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
March 13, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Payment Rates
March 4, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the Senate Energy and Commerce Committee - Challenges of the Affordable Care Act
Feb. 26, 2014 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
Feb. 6, 2014 Senate, House Leaders Introduce SGR Replacement Bill
Feb. 4, 2014 Politico - The Latest GOP Lie About Obamacare
Dec. 12, 2013 Congressional Leaders Push for Permanent Fix to Broken SGR Formula
Oct. 31, 2013 Committee Leaders Applaud Bipartisan, Bicameral Medicare Physician Payment Proposal
July 29, 2013 Letter to Representative Harold Rogers, Representative Jack Kingston, Representative Nita Lowey, and Representative Rosa DeLauro - Meals on Wheels
July 18, 2013 Committee Releases Updated Draft Proposal for Medicare Physician Payment Reform
July 18, 2013 Committee Releases Updated Draft Proposal for Medicare Physician Payment Reform
June 4, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Memorandum of Understanding
May 16, 2013 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade - Fraud on the Elderly: A Growing Concern for a Growing Population
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 19, 2012 Medicare IVIG Access and Strengthening Medicare And Repaying Taxpayers Act of 2012
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
Oct. 31, 2012 GAO Report Finds Physician Self-Referrals Cost Medicare More than $100 Million Annually, Pose Risk to Beneficiaries
Oct. 17, 2012 Report on Impacts of Ryan Budget on Seniors in LA Metro Area
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce - Educating the Public on the Benefits of the Affordable Care Act
Sept. 28, 2012 Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012
Sept. 24, 2012 Ranking Member Waxman Releases Reports on Benefits of Affordable Care Act in Los Angeles County
Sept. 24, 2012 Letter to Chairman Upton, Chairman Stearns, and Chairman Pitts
Sept. 19, 2012 Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act of 2012
Sept. 19, 2012 Reps. Waxman and Stark Release GAO Report Calling for Improvements to Medicare Special Needs Plans
July 25, 2012 Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act
July 18, 2012 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "Using Innovation to Reform Medicare Physician Payment"
June 8, 2012 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigation Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "Medicare Contractors' Efforts to Fight Fraud -- Moving Beyond "Pay and Chase'"
March 28, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
March 21, 2012 Protecting Access to Healthcare Act
Feb. 24, 2012 Letter to Chairman Upton, Chairman Pitts, and Chairman Stearns
Feb. 16, 2012 Rep. Waxman Statement on the Conference Committee Report
Feb. 1, 2012 Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act of 2011
Dec. 14, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3630, Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Nov. 18, 2011 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution
Sept. 15, 2011 Rep. Waxman Statement on HHS Announcement of 2012 Medicare Advantage and Part D Plan Options
Aug. 2, 2011 Budget Control Act of 2011
July 25, 2011 Letter to Democratic Leader Pelosi
July 19, 2011 Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
July 15, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
May 10, 2011 Rep. Waxman Criticizes Speaker Boehner's Backing of Medicare Means-Testing
April 6, 2011 Schakowsky, Democrats, Advocates Highlight Impact of 2012 GOP Budget on Seniors
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