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Fred Upton's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Frederick 'Fred' Stephen Upton
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Amey; 2 Children: Meg, Stephen
Birth Date: 04/23/1953
Birth Place: Saint Joseph, MI
Home City: Saint Joseph, MI
Religion: Protestant
Date Title
Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health
Issue Position: Health Care
June 24, 2014 Support of H.R. 1098, 1281, 3548, 4080, and 4631
June 24, 2014 House of Representatives Poised to Consider Five Bipartisan #PublicHealth Bills, Build on Committee's Record of Success
June 19, 2014 HHS Ignores Rule Of Law To Transfer Billions Of Dollars To Insurers Through PPACA Risk Corridor Program
June 19, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 4771, H.R. 4250, H.R. 4701, H.R. 594, H.R. 669, H.R. 4290
June 11, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Regarding High Risk Corridors under the Affordable Care Act
June 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - 21st Century Cures: Examining the Role of Incentives in Advancing Treatments and Cures for Patients
June 10, 2014 Upton, House Pass Veteran Access to Care Act
June 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 4299, H.R. 4709, H.R. 4631, H.R. 4795, and H.R. 4801
June 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 4299, H.R. 4709, H.R. 4631, H.R. 4795, and H.R. 4801
June 9, 2014 Upton Sponsors Bill to Improve Veteran Access to Timely Medical Care
June 4, 2014 Upton Urges VA to Expand Veteran Access to Private-Sector Medical Care
June 4, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Private Sector Care for Veterans
May 30, 2014 Upton Statement on Resignation of VA Sec. Eric Shinseki
May 20, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - 21st Century Cures: The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Report on Drug Innovation
May 7, 2014 MLive - Mattawan Family to Present Congressman Upton with Award for Pediatric Medical Research Act
May 6, 2014 Finding a Path to 21st Century Cures
May 1, 2014 Health Subcommittee Explores How 21st Century Technology Can Improve Health Care and Help Patients
May 1, 2014 Tri-City Record - May is National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
May 1, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - "Telehealth to Digital Medicine: How 21 st Century Technology Can Benefit Patients
April 30, 2014 Upton, DeGette Launch Multi-Year, Collaborative Initiative to Accelerate the Pace of Cures in the 21st Century
April 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Generic Drug Labeling
April 7, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcomittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Improving Predictability and Transparency in DEA and FDA Regulation
April 7, 2014 Upton Statement on Final 2015 Medicare Advantage Rates
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - H.R. 3717, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2013
April 3, 2014 Committee Advances Four Bipartisan Public Health Bills That Would Help Newborns, Trauma Patients, and Veterinarians
April 3, 2014 President Signs Gregg Harper's Gabriella Miller #KidsFirst Research Act Into Law
April 3, 2014 President Signs Gabriella Miller #KidsFirst Research Act into Law
April 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Markup of H.R. 3548, the Improving Trauma Care Act; H.R. 4080, the Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act; H.R. 1281, the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act; and H.R. 1528, the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act
April 3, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Proposed Changes to Medicare Part D and Potential Harm to Seniors
April 1, 2014 A Win for Pediatric Care, House Approves Bipartisan Children's Hospital Graduate Medical Education Support Reauthorization Act
March 27, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
March 5, 2014 U.S. News and World Report - Curing Disease With a Little Help From Our Friends
March 5, 2014 U.S. News & World Report - Curing Disease With a Little Help From Our Friends
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. 26, 2014 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services - Screening Process and Fraud Detection
Feb. 18, 2014 Upton Tours Perrigo to Celebrate Drug Law Passage
Feb. 10, 2014 Health Subcommittee Reviews Ongoing Threat of Drug Shortages, What FDA Can Do
Feb. 10, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining Drug Shortages and Recent Efforts to Address Them
Feb. 7, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director, Office of Managemnet and Budget - Electronic Labeling Rule
Feb. 5, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Examining the Implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act
Feb. 4, 2014 Upton Hails Landmark Collaboration Between NIH and Drug Companies in Race to Discover Better Cures
Feb. 1, 2014 Bipartisan Solutions in Weekly Republican Address
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administraation - FDA's Proposed Change to Generic Drug Labeling Policy
Jan. 8, 2014 Poison Center Network Act
Dec. 11, 2013 Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act
Dec. 10, 2013 Hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Full Committee Vote on H.R. 3527, H.R. 1098, H.R. 1281, H.R. 724, H.R. 3683, H.R. 3674, and H.R. 3675
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