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Ron Wyden's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Sr, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Date Title
Aug. 9, 2016 Wyden Touts Success Of Independence At Home Model
Aug. 4, 2016 Letter to Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Senate Democrats Urge Congress to Return to Fight Zika
Aug. 3, 2016 Sign the Petition: Stop playing politics with Zika!
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 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate - As Congress Clears Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Bill, Reed Calls for Emergency Funding for Opioid Epidemic
July 13, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015: Ensuring Successful Implementation of Physician Payment Reforms- Wyden Opening Statement
July 13, 2016 Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2016
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
July 12, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance: Examining the Stark Law: Current Issues and Opportunities - Wyden Opening Statement
July 6, 2016 Wyden Disappointed in Multi-Million Dollar Windfall for Drug Makers Instead of Care for Pregnant Women in Opioid Conference Report
July 5, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce - Refusal to Sign Opioid Conference Report Without Funding to Combat Drug Addiction Epidemic
July 1, 2016 Letter to Dr. Victoj J. Dzau, M.D., President, National Academy of Medicine- Concerns Regarding National Academy Committee Ties to Opioid Manufacturers
June 28, 2016 Wyden Statement at Finance Committee Hearing on Medicare Part B Drug Demonstration Project
June 28, 2016 Daines Leads Bicameral Group of Members Urging Congressional Leadership to Include Medical Marijuana Provision in Funding Bill
June 24, 2016 Pallone & Wyden Ask CMS for Information on Lead Screening Practices
June 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Slyvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services- Request for Details on IPRCC Members' Conflicts of Interest with Pharmaceutical Opioid Manufacturers
June 23, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, and The Honorable Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration- Requesting Update on Federal Marijuana Rescheduling Decision
June 22, 2016 Wyden Statement on the Social Security and Medicare Trustees' Reports
June 21, 2016 Letter to Robert Califf, MD, Commissioner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration - End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban
June 20, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Robert Califf, MD, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban
June 15, 2016 Wyden Statement at Brookings Institution on Chronic Care and Updating the Medicare Guarantee
June 9, 2016 Hatch, Wyden and Burr Highlight GAO Work on Medicare Audit and Appeals Process
June 7, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
June 7, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2017
May 31, 2016 Wyden Commends Energy Department Office of Inspector General Review of Hanford Vapor Exposures
May 25, 2016 Letter to Mitch McConell - Act on Central States Pension Crisis
May 20, 2016 Letter to Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner and Border Patrol - Concerns on the Dangers of Powerful Opioid Fentanyl
May 19, 2016 Sen. Booker Introduces Legislation to Protect Women's Access to Birth Control
May 18, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Hon. Thomas Perez, Secretary of the Dept. of Labor - Call for Action to Improve Health Data Transparency
May 12, 2016 Wyden and Murray Statement on House GOP Suit on ACA Cost-Sharing Subsidies
May 10, 2016 Put a Cap on It: (Out of Control Drug Prices)
May 5, 2016 Wyden Cheers Decision to Regulate E-Cigarettes as a Tobacco Product
April 28, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - Wyden Statement on Mental Health
April 27, 2016 Wyden Proposes Cap on Prescription Drug Costs
April 27, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Concerns with Medicare Part B Demo
April 25, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jerry Moran, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Jeff Merkley, ranking member of the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies - Kaine Calls For Testing Of Lead Levels In School Drinking Water
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 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Remove Barriers to Research on Medical Marijuana
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Subcommittee on DEpartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies and the Honorable Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - End the Ban on CDC Gun Violence Research
March 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Lindsey Graham, Chairman of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Patrick Leahy, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs; Hon. Roy Blunt, Chairman of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education; Hon. Patty Murray, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education - On Zika Outbreak
March 2, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015
Feb. 29, 2016 Opioid Addiction
Feb. 23, 2016 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance - Opening Statement of Sen. Ron Wyden - Hearing on Opioids
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
Feb. 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Thomas Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines, Questions Pain Panel Industry Ties
Feb. 3, 2016 Wyden Calls for End to Taxpayer-Funded Partisan Planned Parenthood Investigations
Feb. 3, 2016 Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015
Jan. 27, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Concerning Marijuana as a Treatment Option
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