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Capps announced that President Obama has signed the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act into law
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Capps released a statement regarding Covered California’s decision to reject President Obama’s proposed "Grandfathering" fix
Capps spoke on the House floor to urge California state officials to adopt the President’s proposed administrative fix to give Californians the option to renew their 2013 health plans for the coming year.
Capps voted to allow people to stay on their current healthcare plans throughout 2014. The measure would allow insurance companies to continue selling policies to their current customers in 2014 that were in effect as of October 1, 2013.
Capps led a letter to California Health and Human Services Secretary Diana Dooley and Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee urging them to implement President Obama’s administrative fix that gives consumers the option to renew their 2013 health plans in 2014, without change.
Capps (CA-24) applauded the Senate’s passage of the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act (S. 252/H.R. 541 which included the National Pediatric Research Network Act (NPRNA) - a bill authored by Capps - as an amendment.
Capps announced that the Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics received an $812,500 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Capps applauded the passage of the HOPE Act, a bipartisan bill she authored in the House which would create a science-based path for medical research to proceed on the feasibility, effectiveness and safety of HIV+ to HIV+ organ transplants.