Improving Access to Affordable Health Care

Kuster Joins USDA Under Secretary Torres Small for Announcement of Significant Federal Investments in Health Care for Rural New Hampshire Communities

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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…

Kuster-Backed Legislation to Improve Care for Granite State Seniors Passes House

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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 This bill modernizes Medicare Advantage’s outdated prior authorization process, which can result in delays in care.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…

Kuster Unveils Lower Costs & Stronger Economy Agenda

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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…

NH Delegation Applauds Over $1.4 Million Headed to New Hampshire Health Care Navigator Organizations

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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…

Kuster Applauds House Passage of Historic Bill to Reduce Inflation, Lower Health Care Costs, and Combat Climate Change

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Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, sending it to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law. This historic legislation will reduce costs for Granite Staters, tackle climate change, bolster our economy, and reduce the deficit. The bill also includes Rep. Kuster’s bipartisan legislation to eliminate out-of-pocket costs for vaccines for…

House Set To Pass Kuster Legislation To Lower Health Care Costs For Seniors

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Today, ahead of tomorrow’s House vote on the Inflation Reduction Act, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) is highlighting the bill’s inclusion of her bipartisan legislation to eliminate out-of-pocket costs for vaccines for seniors. On Sunday, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes Rep. Kuster’s bipartisan Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act — a bill…

Kuster Works To Address Rural Health Care Staffing Shortage

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**Kuster’s full letter is available HERE**   Washington, D.C. — Last week, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) led a group of her Republican and Democratic colleagues in calling on the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) to expand the recruitment of doctors to rural New Hampshire communities to address the physician staffing shortage. Specifically, Kuster urged the NBRC to…

ICYMI: Congresswoman Kuster’s Op-Ed in Union Leader: State control of abortion access has devastating consequences

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   Concord, N.H. — In case you missed it, the Union Leader published an op-ed by Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) that outlines the complications of the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade and the consequences of leaving something as fundamental as abortion access and reproductive freedom up to individual states to decide and restrict.   “The Supreme Court…

Kuster: All Women Deserve Access to Contraception

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**Kuster spoke on the House Floor in favor of this legislation, her full remarks are available HERE** **99% of U.S. women who have been sexually active report having used some form of contraception, and 96% of voters support having access to contraception**   Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of H.R. 8373, the Right to Contraception Act,…

Kuster Saves New Hampshire Veterans Clinics

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**Kuster’s amendment to the appropriations package will protect rural Granite State veterans’ access to care and connect homeless veterans across the country with support systems**   Washington, D.C. ⁠— Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) helped pass her amendment to eliminate funding for the VA Asset and Infrastructure Review (AIR) Commission and transfer the $5,000,000 to…