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Jim McDermott's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 7, Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: HIV/AIDS
Issue Position: Health Care
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding
Oct. 28, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Refusing to Vote For Any Budget Deal That Cuts Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security Benefits
Oct. 20, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Democrats Urge CMS to Finalize Advance Care Planning Codes
Oct. 14, 2015 Letter to Administrator Slavitt - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to Protect Nursing-Home Residents from Forced Arbitration
Aug. 4, 2015 Letter to Ambassador Deborah Birx, Global AIDS Coordinator - Evidence-Based HIV Prevention
Aug. 3, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Helms Amendment and Women's Health
July 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Ozone Rule
July 28, 2015 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Rural Health Disparities
July 24, 2015 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Protect Anti-Tobacco Public Health Measures in TPP Negotiations
July 22, 2015 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - MedPAC
July 22, 2015 Levin, McDermott, Becerra Statements on Medicare and Social Security Trustees Reports
July 15, 2015 Steve Gleason Act of 2015
June 18, 2015 Letter to Robert A. McDonald, Secretary United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital Mismanagement
May 27, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention
April 24, 2015 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Labeling Generic Drugs
April 14, 2015 Hearing of the House Health Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee - ACA Individual and Employer Mandates
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
March 18, 2015 Letter to Charlie Dent, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Regulated Agencies, Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Construction - Funding for the President's budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Prosthetic Research
March 5, 2015 McDermott Comments on King v. Burwell Arguments
Feb. 25, 2015 McDermott Introduces the Medicaid Physician Self-Referral Act of 2015
Feb. 16, 2015 Doggett, Levin, McDermott Urge CMS to Grant Special Enrollment Period for ACA Sign-Ups
Jan. 15, 2015 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Paid Sick Leave
Dec. 15, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Drop Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men
Dec. 3, 2014 Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014
Oct. 3, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Ebola Outbreak
Sept. 18, 2014 Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus Marks National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day
Sept. 10, 2014 Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2014
June 30, 2014 McDermott Statement on SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 17, 2014 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials
May 19, 2014 McDermott Introduces Legislation to Boost Participation in Care Coordination Programs
May 9, 2014 McDermott Introduces The Medicaid Self-Referral Act of 2014
April 8, 2014 McDermott, Brady Release GAO Report on Durable Medical Equipment Competitive Bidding
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 McDermott's Statement on Yesterday's Tragic Fort Hood Shooting
March 24, 2014 Congressman McDermott's statement on the 4th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Sept. 26, 2013 Suicide Prevention Month
July 16, 2013 Reps. Lee, Ros-Lehtinen, and McDermott Re-Launch Bicameral, Bipartisan Congressional HIV/AIDS Caucus
June 28, 2013 Accuracy in Medicare Physician Payment Act
June 25, 2013 McDermott, Blumenauer Re-Introduce Tax Parity Bill for LGBT Families
May 16, 2013 Introduction of Medical Neutrality Protection Act of 2013
March 27, 2013 Kidney Caucus Co-Chairs McDermott and Marino Ask HHS to Reconsider Home Hemodialysis Training Payments
March 20, 2013 The Creation of a Commission on Healing the Physical and Psychological Wounds of War
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