Our Latest Efforts to
Stand Up for YOU!
Conference call with Congressman Steve Scalise, the House Majority Whip, on the status of the Department of Homeland Security funding and the questions on dealing with immigration.
Met with Chairman Upton’s staff on the Energy and Commerce Committee concerning the closing of community oncology practices and their new legislation, 21st Century Cures.
Met with the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) organization concerning cuts to Medicare Advantage and the impact on older Americans.
Met with concerned activists led by the Arthritis Foundation on how to preserve effective communication between the patient, the pharmacist and the doctor when dispensing medication, especially biologics and biosimilars.
Presented our “Standing Up for America’s Seniors Leadership Award” to Senator Cory Gardner (see Senator Gardner's award here).
Met with Kim Corbin, Health Counsel for Senator Debbie Stabenow to review Medicare issues.
Attended a meet and greet with the House’s youngest member, newly elected Elise Stefanik.
Met with Senator Gardner’s and Senator Cassidy’s staff concerning the Prompt Payment legislation. This legislation that will help retain community access for healthcare. (See Legislation here)
Testified at the FDA’s advisory board hearing concerning an application to manufacture a biosimilar for the drug NEUPOGEN. (See statement here).
Met with Senator Pat Toomey’s staff to review Medicare issues.
Met with Senator Orin Hatch to review the PARTS (Promoting Automotive Repair, Trade, and Sales) Act.
Met with Senator Portman’s staff concerning efforts to stop the closing of community oncology practices.
Attended a meeting led by Chairman Fred Upton (R/MI) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D/CO) as the discussed their new legislative initiative, 21st Century Cures, a bipartisan approach to improve medical innovation.
Presented our “Standing Up for America’s Seniors Leadership Award” to Congressman Dan Lipinski and Leonard Lance. (see Congressman Lipinski award here, see Congressman Lance award here).