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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...

Ted Deutch, Vern Buchanan Get Seniors Fraud Prevention Act Through the House

Estimates show that fraud against senior citizens can cost more than $40 billion a year.
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Florida Congressmen Bring Back Seniors Fraud Protection Act

Back in 2013, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., to introduce the “Seniors Fraud Prevention Act” which increases the role of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in monitoring and offering response systems for when seniors are damaged by fraud. They’ve been pushing the bill since then and brought it back in April 2019 with U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., also behind it.
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Florida Congressmen Get Seniors Fraud Prevention Act Through the House

Estimates show that fraud against senior citizens can cost more than $40 billion a year.

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 Wants to Help Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits

Bilirakis insists Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans exposed to toxic chemicals from burn pits are being denied medical care and are now dealing with various illnesses, several of them fatal.
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