Improving Access to Affordable Health Care

Kuster, Steil Announce Creation of Bipartisan Caucus To Strengthen Long-Term Care Infrastructure and Implement Solutions

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH) and Bryan Steil (R-WI) announced the creation of the 21st Century Long-Term Care Caucus. This new, bipartisan caucus will bring together members from both parties to identify and address long-term care in the United States and implement solutions to ensure our nation’s patients and their families have the support they need. “I’m please...

Kuster’s Bill To Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs Passes the House

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**Kuster’s legislation would lower the deficit by an estimated $546 million by cutting costs and increasing revenues, according to a report conducted by the Congressional Budget Office** Washington, D.C. — Today, the House passed legislation authored by Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), the Increasing Transparency In Generic Drug Applications Act of 2022, as part of H.R. 7667, the Food and Drug Amendment...

Kuster Bill To Lower Prescription Drug Costs Clears Key Committee

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**The Energy and Commerce Committee also advanced legislation included in the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force’s 2021 Legislative Agenda** **The full Committee markup is available HERE, and Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) advanced her legislation, the Increasing Transparency In Generic Drug Applications Act o...

Kuster Pushes for Legislation To Bolster Care for Rural Veterans

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**More information is available HERE** Washington, D.C. ⁠— Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) announced her support for H.R.7414, the RURAL Veterans Act. This bipartisan legislation will help the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recruit and retain health care professionals for rural and highly rural community-based outpatient clinics and medical centers, like those in New Hampshire. “It ...

Kuster Bill To Make Prescription Drugs More Affordable Passes E&C Health Subcommittee

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**The entire subcommittee markup is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, successfully advanced her legislation, the Increasing Transparency In Generic Drug Applications Act of 2022. This bill was included in Section 601 of H.R. 7667, the Food and D...

Kuster Advocates for Granite State Seniors, Lowering Prescription Drug Costs in Energy and Commerce Committee with HHS Secretary Becerra

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, participated in a hearing entitled, “The Fiscal Year 2023 HHS Budget." During the hearing, Rep. Kuster spoke directly with Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becer...

Kuster Meets with NAMI NH, Discusses Federal Funding She Secured To Support Suicide Prevention Efforts

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) met with National Alliance on Mental Illness NH Chapter (NAMI NH) leadership and staff to highlight the $380,000 in federal funding she secured in the 2022 government funding package for NAMI NH’s Connect Suicide Prevention Program to increase capacity and expand awareness of suicide prevention across NH. During the discussion, Rep. Kuster...

Kuster Ushers Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force Legislation Through Energy and Commerce Committee

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**The hearing also included legislation Kuster helped introduce, the KIDS CARES Act** **The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Rep. Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today during an Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force, advocated for...

Kuster Urges Action To Make Insulin More Affordable on House Floor

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**Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** **1 in 4 Americans who rely on insulin have cut back or skipped doses due to costs** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) spoke on the House Floor in favor of H.R. 6833, the Affordable Insulin Now Act, legislation to cap out-of-pocket costs for insulin at no more than $35 per month in Medicare Part D and commercial health insura...

Kuster Statement on 12th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

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**This Congress, Kuster reintroduced her legislation to protect individuals with preexisting conditions** Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, released the following statement on the 12th anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law. “Since it was signed into law mo...