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Gus Bilirakis Champions the Homeless Veteran Coronavirus Response Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Mike Levin, D-Calif., the chairman of the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity, on a bill to “expand and strengthen Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) services for homeless veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
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Florida Will Be Helped by New Law Helping Veterans With GI Bill Benefits During...

Leaders from the Sunshine State cheered the quick action of President Donald Trump and Congress freeing up GI Bill benefits for veterans whose education was interrupted by the coronavirus crisis.

Donna Shalala Introduces Senior Immunization Act

U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., who served as secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) under President Bill Clinton, has brought out a proposal ending out-of-pocket costs for seniors getting vaccinated under Medicare Part D.
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Ross Spano Tries to Drum Up Support for Cracking Down on Surprise Medical Bills

This week, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., doubled down on his proposal to add more transparency to medical billing.
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Florida Delegation Wants to Crack Down on Surprise Medical Bills

Back in early May, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., unveiled the “Protecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills Act," which, he insisted, will “promote transparency in hospital billing and empower patients to fight against hospital price gouging.”

Donna Shalala Wants to End Balance Billing, Surprise Medical Bills

While she was elected to Congress for the first time last year, Shalala does have experience on the healthcare front, including serving eight years as U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) under President Bill Clinton.
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Marco Rubio, Gus Bilirakis Want to Reform the VA to Help Veterans

“As our nation’s veterans transition back to civilian life, we must ensure the VA adapts to the 21st century needs of our service men and women as they pursue civilian employment opportunities,” said Rubio.
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Marco Rubio, Gus Bilirakis Want to Add Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration to VA

“Currently, the Veterans Benefit Administration (VBA) is responsible for all Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits provided to veterans outside of healthcare and cemetery services."
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Gus Bilirakis Remains a Top Republican on Veterans Issues and on Whip Team

Last week, Bilirakis was named as the top Republican on the U.S. House VA Economic Opportunity Subcommittee. 
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