Improving Access to Affordable Health Care

Kuster’s Bipartisan Bill To Bolster Vaccination Infrastructure Passes Energy & Commerce Committee

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**The full Committee markup is available HERE** **Last week, Kuster spoke in favor of the Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act during an E&C Health Subcommittee markup** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), participated in an Energy and Commerce full committee markup where she helped advance her legislation, the Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act, to improve our...

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Considers Kuster-Backed Legislation To Address Social Determinants of Health

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, participated in a Subcommittee hearing entitled, "Empowered by Data: Legislation to Advance Equity and Public Health." During the hearing, the Subcommittee heard from industry experts and ...

Kuster Highlights Bipartisan Vaccine Legislation During Energy & Commerce Hearing

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full line of questioning is available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), participated in a House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing entitled, "Booster Shot: Enhancing Public Health through Vaccine Legislation." During the hearing, Kuster questioned public health experts about steps Congress can tak...

Kuster, Beyer, Courtney Re-Introduce Legislation to Protect Individuals with Preexisting Conditions, Bolster ACA Safeguards

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**The Members introduced a previous version of this legislation in the 116th Congress** Washington, D.C. — Today, on the 11th anniversary of President Obama signing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02), Don Beyer (VA-08), and Joe Courtney (CT-02) reintroduced legislation that would safeguard individuals with preexisting conditions from being...

Kuster Questions Health Care Experts, Discusses Steps Forward to Improve the ACA

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, joined a Subcommittee hearing titled, “Building on the ACA: Legislation to Expand Health Coverage and Lower Costs." The Subcommittee heard from health experts about the importance and impact ...

Kuster Statement Ahead of 11th Anniversary of Affordable Care Act

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Concord, N.H. – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee, released the following statement ahead of the 11th anniversary of President Obama signing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. This is Kuster’s second term serving on the influential House Committee on Energy & Commerce, which has jurisdiction over health care, Medica...

Kuster Questions Health Care Experts on Expanding Access to Telehealth, Including Treatment for Addiction and Mental Health Care

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full line of questioning is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster served as Subcommittee Chair for portions of the hearing** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee and House Rural Broadband Task Force, participated in a Subcommittee hearing entitled, "The Future ...

Kuster, Pappas vote in favor of $2,000 COVID-19 stimulus payments

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MANCHESTER, N.H. — New Hampshire's Congressional lawmakers are reacting to the president signing the bipartisan COVID-19 relief bill on Sunday. An estimated $2 billion in COVID-19 relief money is expected to come to New Hampshire as part of the bill. The president delayed signing the bill in part because it only provided $600 direct payments. While he did sign it Sunday, he pushed for Congress to ...

Kuster, DeGette Lead Letter Urging Department of Health and Human Services for Transparency, Best Practices In Medicare and ACA Contract Proposals

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Reps. Annie Kuster (NH-02) and Diana DeGette (CO-01) sent a letter to Seema Verma, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, urging for transparency in the upcoming Contact Center Operations (CCO) contract proposals. The CCO contract operates 1-800-MEDICARE and the federally facilitated marketplace (FFM...

Providers remind ACA deadline to enroll is Tuesday

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CONCORD — Political leaders and health care professionals urged families if they need health coverage to enroll in Affordable Care Act plans before an annual deadline hits Tuesday at midnight. U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., said the substance abuse coverage and expansion of Medicaid allowed under the ACA have played a critical role in the number of opioid overdoses likely going down in New Hamps...