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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.
House Energy and Commerce Committee voted unanimously to advance the Medicare Patient and Quality Improvement Act, a bill supported by Congresswoman Lois Capps.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Capps introduced the Planning Actively for Cancer Treatment (PACT) Act to improve the quality and coordination of cancer care for Medicare beneficiaries.