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Ron Kind, Maria Elvira Salazar Champion Migratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Enhancements Act

Last week, U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla, threw her support behind the “Migratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Enhancements Act” from U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wisc. “This bill will ensure we continue providing robust...

Gus Bilirakis Backs Proposal to Expand Telehealth for Medicare Advantage Enrollees

The bill will “help ensure Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollees who cannot access the video component during telehealth visits are able to access care through audio visits during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Greg Steube Brings Back the ‘Free Veterans From Fees Act’

Steube rounded up more than a dozen sponsors including U.S. Reps. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., and Michael Waltz, R-Fla. U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wisc., is the main co-sponsor.

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Wants to Expand Medicare Advantage Coverage of COVID-19 Treatment

Mucarsel-Powell, who worked for Florida International University’s (FIU) College of Health before being elected to Congress in 2018, has teamed up with U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., to push the proposal which they hope to include in any future stimulus package to help the nation during the coronavirus pandemic.

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. 

Rick Scott Backs Effort to Repeal Tax Resulting From Obamacare

This week, Scott announced he was cosponsoring U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s, R-Penn.,  “Protect Medical Innovation Act" which would end the 2.3 percent medical device tax included in Obama’s “Affordable Care Act.”