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House Passes Doris Matsui’s, Gus Bilirakis’ Emergency Reporting Act

The bill “will that will improve the resiliency of communications networks during emergencies.”
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Gus Bilirakis Champions the Cancer Drug Parity Act

U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, D-NY, the chairman of the House Cancer Caucus, introduced the bill requiring health insurance plans that cover intravenous and injectable cancer medications to also cover orally administered cancer medications at the equivalent rate” earlier in the month. 
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Gus Bilirakis Helps Get Cell Transplantation Program Reauthorization Signed Into Law

Back in October 2019, Bilirakis announced his support for U.S. Rep. Doris Matsui’s, D-Calif., “Timely Re-Authorization of Necessary Stem-cell Programs Lends Access to Needed Therapies (TRANSPLANT) Act” which would reauthorize the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program and the National Cord Blood Inventory. Longtime U.S. Rep. Bill Young, R-Fla., served in Congress for more than four decades until his death in 2013 and led the U.S. House Appropriations Committee.

Marco Rubio Backs Brian Schatz’s Effort to Expand Medicare’s Telehealth Services

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., threw his support behind U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz’s, D-Hi, “Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act” which “would expand coverage of...
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Gus Bilirakis Helps Get Cell Transplantation Program Reauthorization Through the House

Back in October 2019, Bilirakis announced his support for U.S. Rep. Doris Matsui’s, D-Calif., “Timely Re-Authorization of Necessary Stem-cell Programs Lends Access to Needed Therapies (TRANSPLANT) Act” which would reauthorize the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program and the National Cord Blood Inventory.

Darren Soto Gets Blockchain Technology Bills Through the House

Soto was able to get his “Digital Taxonomy Act” and his “Blockchain Innovation Act” rolled into other bills which cleared the House on voice votes.
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Vern Buchanan Backs Proposal to Expand Telehealth Access After Coronavirus Pandemic

Thompson, the founder and co-chairman of the Congressional Telehealth Caucus, introduced the bill at the end of last month. Other supporters include U.S. Reps. Peter Welch, D-Vt., Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, David Schweikert, R-Ariz., and Doris Matsui, D-Calif.
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Gus Bilirakis Looks to Get Bills Through the Health Subcommittee

Back in October, Bilirakis announced his support for U.S. Rep. Doris Matsui’s, D-Calif., “Timely Re-Authorization of Necessary Stem-cell Programs Lends Access to Needed Therapies (TRANSPLANT) Act.” U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, is also cosponsoring the bill which would reauthorize the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program and the National Cord Blood Inventory. Longtime U.S. Rep. Bill Young, R-Fla., served in Congress for more than four decades until his death in 2013 and led the U.S. House Appropriations Committee.
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Gus Bilirakis Focuses on Helping Patients By Expanding Access to Cell Transplants

As part of one of the federal omnibus bills passed last month, the “Patient Access to Cellular Transplant (PACT) Act” which U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wisc., proposed with Bilirakis’ support was signed into law. 
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