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Gus Bilirkias Includes Bills Focused on Burn Pits in NDAA

Last week, the U.S. House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on a 363-70 vote with 194 Republicans and 169 Democrats supporting it. U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., was able to include two...
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Vern Buchanan: Time for Feds to Recognize More Health Problems Associated With Burn Pits

Back in September, U.S. Rep. Raul Ruiz’s, D-Calif., U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, former U.S. VA Sec. David Shulkin, entertainer Jon Stewart and others championed the “Presumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act.”
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Gus Bilirakis Leads the Charge to Expand Retirement Benefits for Disabled Veterans

Last week, Bilirakis paired up with U.S. Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Calif., to bring out the “Major Richard Star Act.”
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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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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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