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Jim McDermott's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

Full Name: James 'Jim' A. McDermott
Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1988
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Therese; 2 Children: Katherine, James
Birth Date: 12/28/1936
Birth Place: Chicago, IL
Home City: Seattle, WA
Religion: Episcopalian
Date Title
Medicare Physicial Payment Trasperency and Assessment Act of 2011
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: The Social Safety Net
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 18, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - MedPAC's June 2014 Report
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United State,- Correct Unfair Medicare Policy for Polyp Removal During Life-Saving Cancer Screenings
May 20, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hospital Issues in Medicare
May 19, 2014 McDermott Introduces Legislation to Boost Participation in Care Coordination Programs
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the Health Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Medicare Fraud
April 8, 2014 McDermott, Brady Release GAO Report on Durable Medical Equipment Competitive Bidding
April 8, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Medicare Payment Codes
March 19, 2014 Congressman Jim McDermott calls on HHS to fix Medicare Appeal Backlog
March 18, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services
March 14, 2014 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014
March 13, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Payment Rates
March 5, 2014 Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act
Feb. 14, 2014 Introduction of the "Access to Hearing Healthcare Act of 2014"
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Sept. 19, 2013 The Fairness for Beneficiaries Act of 2013
Aug. 2, 2013 Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013
July 29, 2013 Letter to Representative Harold Rogers, Representative Jack Kingston, Representative Nita Lowey, and Representative Rosa DeLauro - Meals on Wheels
June 27, 2013 McDermott Introduces the Accuracy in Medicare Physician Payment Act of 2013 to Reform Physician Pay
June 14, 2013 Hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee - Medicare Post-Acute Care Payments
June 2, 2013 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript - Affordable Care Act and Employment
April 16, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Better Enforce False Claims Act
April 10, 2013 Rep. Jim McDermott: Don't Balance the Federal Budget on the Backs of Our Seniors
Feb. 27, 2013 Insurance Premium Price Changes
Feb. 26, 2013 Representative McDermott Asks for a Comprehensive Look at the Unintended Consequences of Medicare Benefit Reform
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
Sept. 14, 2012 Hearing of the Social Security Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Proposals for Reforming the Disability Insurance Program
Sept. 12, 2012 Hearing of the Social Security Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Direct Deposit of Social Security Benefits
March 23, 2012 Health Care Law's 2nd Anniversary, Washington State Residents Already Benefiting
Dec. 1, 2011 Republican's Fear of Dr. Berwick
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 5, 2011 McDermott Responds to Senate Hold on Bipartisan Refugee Bill
July 25, 2011 Letter to Democratic Leader Pelosi
July 21, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Cuts to Social Security Revenue
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
July 14, 2011 McDermott: "Older Americans Act, 46 Years of Helping Seniors and Counting"
May 23, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
May 11, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
April 6, 2011 No Jobs Agenda
March 30, 2011 Medicare Physician Payment Transparency and Assessment Act of 2011
March 30, 2011 McDermott Bill: "Family Doctor for Every Family"
Jan. 5, 2011 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
Nov. 15, 2010 Rep. McDermott Calls for 13-Month "Doc Fix" Extension
Oct. 15, 2010 Letter To Barack Obama, President of The United States - Social Security
July 22, 2010 Social Security
July 22, 2010 Social Security
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