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Oct 18, 2013

Capps Announces Medicare Open Enrollment Period Underway

Capps announced that Medicare’s Open Enrollment period has begun, opening Wednesday, October 15, and running through December 7.

Oct 1, 2013

Capps Announces Opening of Covered California Marketplace and Access to New Affordable Health Insurance Options

Capps announced that millions of Americans – and thousands of people on the Central Coast – will have access to quality, affordable health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Aug 1, 2013

Capps Pushes “GPCI” Fix, SGR Repeal to Improve Doctor Pay

House Energy and Commerce Committee voted unanimously to advance the Medicare Patient and Quality Improvement Act, a bill supported by Congresswoman Lois Capps.

Jul 22, 2013

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Jul 17, 2013

Capps Praises HOPE Act Passage by Energy and Commerce Committee

Capps applauded the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s passage of her legislation, the HOPE Act (H.R. 698, the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act).

Jul 11, 2013

Capps Introduces Bill to Level the Playing Field for Safety Net Providers Working with Vulnerable Populations

Capps introduced the Medicaid Information Technology to Enhance Community Health (MITECH) Act, legislation that would increase access to Electronic Health Records (EHR) for safety net providers.

Jul 11, 2013

Capps Announces Funding to Help Families Find Health Insurance

Capps announced health centers grants of more than $1 million to enroll uninsured residents in new health coverage options made available by the Affordable Care Act.

Jul 9, 2013

Capps Introduces Legislation to Improve Children’s Access to Health Care

Capps introduced the School-Based Health Centers Act, which would provide federal support for critical, high-quality comprehensive health care, mental health care and social services at School-Based Health Centers across the nation.