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Chuck Grassley's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Charles 'Chuck' E. Grassley
Office: U.S. Senate (IA) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1980
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Barbara; 5 Children: Lee, Wendy, Robin, Michele, Jay
Birth Date: 09/17/1933
Birth Place: New Hartford
Home City: New Hartford, IA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Improving Health Care for All Americans
Issue Position: Healthcare
Aug. 26, 2014 Q&A: ALS
Aug. 7, 2014 Grassley on the Veterans Legislation Signed into Law
July 24, 2014 The Scoop: The $1,000 Pill
July 16, 2014 Grassley Emphasizes Need for Cultural Change at Veterans Affairs with Top Nominee
July 15, 2014 Grassley Statement at Hearing on the Women's Health Protection Act
July 11, 2014 Letter to John Martin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gilead Sciences, Inc. - Inquiries Regarding Sovaldi
June 30, 2014 Grassley Comment on Supreme Court Ruling on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby
June 27, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D Policy
June 24, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - The Effect of the Use of Patient Satisfaction Surveys on the Abuse of Prescription Opioid Pain Pain Relievers
June 19, 2014 Hatch, Grassley Report Sheds New Light on HHS' Botched HealthCare.gov Rollout
June 16, 2014 Q&A: Alzheimer's Disease
June 12, 2014 Wyden and Grassley Seek Next Steps on Health Care Transparency
June 11, 2014 Grassley Welcomes Senate Passage of Veterans Bill
June 5, 2014 Whistleblower Reprisal in VA Scandal Under Investigation
June 5, 2014 Burwell Nomination
June 5, 2014 Grassley Welcomes Negotiations on a Bipartisan Veterans Bill
June 3, 2014 Grassley Joins Legislation to Give Veterans More Health Care Options
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
June 2, 2014 GAO Report on Self-Referring Providers' Referring Medicare Patients for Physical Therapy
June 2, 2014 GAO Report on Self-referring Providers' Referring Medicare Patients for Physical Therapy
May 30, 2014 Patient Delays Forsake Vets
May 30, 2014 Grassley on the Veterans Affairs Secretary's Resignation
May 29, 2014 Interim Inspector General Report on Veterans Affairs Wait Times
May 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Regarding Lung Cancer Screenings
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, and John McCain, Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations - Regarding Investigation into Veteran's Healthcare System
May 13, 2014 Grassley Seeks Accounting from Veterans Affairs Watchdog on Excessive Delays Allegations
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Drug Enforcement Administration
April 28, 2014 Letter to Morton Schapiro, President of Northwestern University and Richard J. Gannotta, President of Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Northwestern Memorial Hospital
April 15, 2014 Q&A: Medicare Transparency
April 10, 2014 Grassley on the Resignation of Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius
April 8, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Grassley, Hatch Seek Detail on HHS' Role in State Health Care Exchange Problems
April 7, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - HHS' Role in State Health Care Exchange Problems
April 4, 2014 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service - Grassley Seeks Update on Nonprofit Hospital Accountability Measures
April 2, 2014 Grassley, Wyden Comment on CMS Transparency Announcement
March 31, 2014 Veterans Affairs Inspector General Report on Des Moines Facility
March 6, 2014 Letter to Morton Schapiro, President of Northwestern University and Richard Gannotta, President of Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Myxo-ETlogix 5100 Ring for Heart Valve Repair
Feb. 7, 2014 Physician Payments Sunshine Act Data Collection to Begin
Feb. 5, 2014 GOP Senate, House Lawmaker Inquiry Reveals Weak Administration Oversight of Drug Discount Program for Uninsured, Low-Income Americans
Dec. 20, 2013 Report Card for 113th Congress
Dec. 20, 2013 Grassley, Casey Promote Proposal to Allow Residents of Continuing Care Retirement Communities to Receive Medicare Services in Integrated Arrangement
Dec. 19, 2013 Grassley Praises Data on Dually Eligibles in Medicare, Medicaid
Dec. 18, 2013 Grassley, Rockefeller, Carper Look to Advance Provision to Improve Care, Prevention of Obesity and Diabetes via Medicare and Medicaid
Dec. 17, 2013 Grassley Hopes to Include Pharmacists in Accountable Care Organizations
Dec. 17, 2013 Bennet, Grassley Look to Advance Provision for Children with Medically Complex Conditions
Dec. 12, 2013 Medicare Payment Transparency Provisions Advancing
Dec. 12, 2013 Grassley Health Care Provisions Advance in Key Committee Bill
Oct. 29, 2013 National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month
Oct. 24, 2013 Senators: Report Confirms Financial Incentives of Physician Owned Distributorships Leads to Increased Surgeries
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