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Elijah Cummings' Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 7, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
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May 2, 2016 Following Efforts by Casey, Wyden, and Cummings, CMS Adds New Quality Measures to Help Rate Nursing Homes
April 12, 2016 Letter to J. Michael Pearson, Chief Executive Officer, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. - Demanding Information That Valeant is Withholding From Congress
March 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services and Francis Collins, Director of National Institutes of Health - Act Now on Drug Affordability
March 17, 2016 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Cummings, Hearing on "Examining the Federal Administration of the Safe Drinking Water in Flint, Michigan, Part III"
March 15, 2016 Letter to House Appropriations Committee Leadership - Support for Water Infrastructure Funding
March 14, 2016 Cummings Introduces Resolution Honoring Henrietta Lacks
March 10, 2016 Letter to J. Michael Pearson, Chief Executive Officer, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Feb. 26, 2016 Cummings Issues Statement on New Snyder Administration Emails
Feb. 25, 2016 Letter to House & Senate Leadership, Request to Fund Contraceptive Care to Combat Zika Virus Outbreak
Feb. 25, 2016 Letter to Jacob Lew, Stop Corporate Inversions Following Report on Extent of Pfizer Tax Dodging and Price Gouging
Feb. 24, 2016 Cummings Commends State Funding for Flint Water Bills, But Calls for More Action
Feb. 22, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jason Chaffetz, Chairman, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Request Documents Related to Flint Michigan Water Crisis
Feb. 18, 2016 Cummings Applauds Federal Emergency Efforts to Address Flint Water Crisis
Feb. 4, 2016 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Cummings, Hearing on "Developments in the Prescription Drug Market: Oversight"
Jan. 21, 2016 Tuesday: Oversight Committee Holds Drug Pricing Hearing Long Sought by Cummings
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: In the District
Dec. 18, 2015 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control - Prescribed Opioids
Dec. 18, 2015 Cummings Issues Statement on Arrest and Resignation of Martin Shkreli
Dec. 17, 2015 Skyrocketing Generic Drug Prices Cost Taxpayers $1.4 Billion, New Report Finds
Dec. 16, 2015 Letter to J. Michael Pearson, Chairman and CEO, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. - Demanding Documents and Interviews From Valeant Ahead of Oversight Hearing
Dec. 2, 2015 Letter to Martin Shkreli, Chief Executive Officer, Turing Pharmacueticals, LLC - Fake "Price Cut" for Critical Drug
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding
Nov. 16, 2015 Letter to J. Michael Pearson, Chairman and CEO, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. - Business Practices
Nov. 9, 2015 Letter to Acting Administrator Rosenberg - Push to Allow Partial Fill Prescriptions to Reduce Fatal Opioid Overdoses
Nov. 4, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Jason Chaffetz, Chairman, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Stop Blocking Investigation of Skyrocketing Drug Prices
Oct. 28, 2015 House Passes Bipartisan Budget Agreement With Cummings' Prescription Drug Bill
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. 14, 2015 Letter to Administrator Slavitt - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to Protect Nursing-Home Residents from Forced Arbitration
Oct. 9, 2015 Sanders and Cummings Denounce Continued Prescription Drug Price Gouging
Sept. 28, 2015 Letter to Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Bob Goodlatte, Chairman for the Committee on the Judiciary - Call to Subpoena Valeant
Sept. 23, 2015 Letter to Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals - Price Increases Impact on AIDS Patients
Sept. 22, 2015 Letter to Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Hearing on Overnight Price Increases for Life-Saving Drugs
Sept. 21, 2015 Letter to Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals - Price Increases for Daraprim
Sept. 10, 2015 Sanders, Cummings Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Lower Soaring Drug Prices
Sept. 10, 2015 Press Conference: Prescription Drug Affordability Act September 10, 2015
Sept. 1, 2015 Efforts by Casey, Wyden, and Cummings Lead to GAO Study of CMS Nursing Home Rating System
Aug. 31, 2015 Letter to Larry Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Health - Insurance Claims for Nutritional Supplements
Aug. 31, 2015 Letter to David Sutton, CFO of Warner West Pharmacy and Supplies - Insurance Claims for Nutritional Supplements
Aug. 20, 2015 Cummings Issues Detailed Statement on New Report on Skyrocketing Drug Prices
Aug. 14, 2015 Letter to Michael Pearson, Chairman and CEO of Valeant Pharmaceutical International - Prescription Drug Prices
Aug. 14, 2015 Sanders and Cummings Ramp Up Investigation of Staggering Drug Price Increases
July 30, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Ozone Rule
July 29, 2015 Letter to Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, President of the United States Conference of Mayors, and Sallie Clark, President of the National Association of Counties - Naloxone Cost and Access
July 23, 2015 Cummings Applauds Maryland AG for Moving Aggressively to Combat Drug Overcharging
June 25, 2015 Cummings Applauds Court's Decision Upholding Key Component of HealthCare Law
June 11, 2015 Butterfield, McCaul, Cummings, and Jones Introduce Bill to Help Combat Prostate Cancer
May 27, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention
May 18, 2015 Sanders, Cummings File Bill on Rising Rx Prices
April 24, 2015 Letter to Daniel Levinson, Office of the Inspector General - Increase in the Cost of Generic Prescription Drugs
April 14, 2015 HHS to Probe Skyrocketing Generic Drug Prices
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