Letter: Seniors like me rely on Medicare Advantage
Protecting access to high-quality, affordable health care for seniors is traditionally a top priority for federal lawmakers and regulators. We’ve earned our Medicare benefits, and we are counting on Washington to protect them. Unfortunately, it appears Medicare Advantage is in jeopardy. Recently, the Centers for… Read more »
Concord, N.H. – Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined a recent roundtable convened by Better Medicare Alliance and moderated by Tom Maher, Regional Director of the Healthcare Leadership Council, to discuss the value of Medicare Advantage for New Hampshire seniors. Thanks to the program, thousands of Granite State beneficiaries can access high quality, comprehensive… Read more »
Concord Monitor: NH mental health leader present for Biden’s State of the Union speech
Hearing President Joe Biden address mental health to the entire nation was an important night for Susan Stearns.
“Each of us can be ambassadors and have a role to play in dispelling stigma, and ensuring folks hang on to hope, seek the care that they need, that allows them to live a full life… Read more »
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced her role on the Energy and Commerce Committee for the 118th Congress. The Committee has wide jurisdiction over critical issues, including health care, energy, climate change, the environment, broadband and internet policy, and interstate and foreign commerce. Rep. Kuster will serve on the Health… Read more »
Concord Monitor: New England College to expand nursing program with grant and third partner hospital
New England College will use a $2 million grant to triple the size of its nursing program, and it is adding a third partner hospital to the program.
The Henniker college announced Tuesday that Elliott Hospital will become a partner in its three-year bachelor’s degree in nursing… Read more »
Nashua Telegraph: Kuster denounces Republican disinformation on abortion, votes no on ‘misguided’ legislation
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a Member of the Pro-Choice Caucus, voted against two extreme Republican measures to restrict abortion access, spread harmful myths about abortion care, and overlook threats of violence to abortion providers and centers. Kuster is… Read more »
Yesterday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) joined U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Under Secretary Xochitl Torres Small, local officials, and local health care leaders at Alice Peck Day (APD) Memorial Hospital to discuss a $1 million grant to the Families Flourish residential treatment program and announce the $2.31 million in new federal funding for health care… Read more »
Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted to pass the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act – bipartisan legislation she co-sponsored that would make it easier for New Hampshire seniors to get the care they need and improve health outcomes. This bill modernizes Medicare Advantage’s outdated prior authorization process, which can result in delays in care.
Many Medicare… Read more »
Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) unveiled her “Lower Costs & Stronger Economy” Agenda, which outlines the actions Congress has taken to reduce costs and address inflation, as well as a comprehensive roadmap for what more needs to be done to provide relief for Granite Staters.
“We have taken critical steps to lower prices in the short-term and reduce inflation over the long-term by… Read more »
U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) alongside Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Chris Pappas (NH-01) welcomed over $1.4 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Navigators program in New Hampshire. This program helps American families access information and support to find quality health… Read more »