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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.

Jun 25, 2013

Capps, Boustany Make a PACT for Cancer Patients

Capps introduced the Planning Actively for Cancer Treatment (PACT) Act to improve the quality and coordination of cancer care for Medicare beneficiaries.

Jun 18, 2013

Capps-Harris-Boxer-Coburn Organ Transplant Legislation Approved by U.S. Senate

HOPE Act Would Allow Research on HIV-Positive to HIV-Positive Organ Transplantation

Jun 11, 2013

Capps Introduces Legislation to Teach Students to Save Lives

Congresswoman Capps introduced legislation that would provide critical resources to assist schools with teaching students across the country the life-saving skills of CPR.

May 23, 2013

Capps Applauds Covered California’s Announcement on Plans Available in New Insurance Marketplace

Capps applauded Covered California’s release of the 13 individual and family health plans that will be available in California’s health insurance marketplace starting in January 2014.

Apr 15, 2013

Capps Highlights Report Detailing Eligibility for Health Insurance Premium Tax Credits

Capps highlighted a recent report from Families USA detailing the number of Californians living in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties who will be eligible for new tax credits under the Affordable Care Act.

Feb 14, 2013

Capps Introduces Legislation to End Research Ban On Organ Donation From HIV-Positive Donors to HIV-Positive Transplant Recipients

Boxer, Coburn, Baldwin, Paul Introduce Identical Legislation in the Senate That Could Help Alleviate Long Transplant Waiting Lists

Jan 15, 2013

Capps, McMorris Rodgers Introduce National Pediatric Research Network Act

Bipartisan bill is designed to help increase research and accelerate the development of clinical trials to treat rare pediatric diseases