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  • 'Reform and fix' the Affordable Care Act
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on February 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Issues surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have been a major source of debate and controversy over the past seven years. Enacted in 2010, the ACA was the signature effort of President Obama to lower the number of uninsured individuals in our nation. While it did provide new coverage to approximately 20 million Americans – 12 million under Medicaid and 8 million on health exchanges – it has also had a number of unintended and undesirable consequences. I’ve met with citizens who’ve told me o... Read more

  • Capital Tonight: Faso on the Future of Healthcare
    Posted in Interviews on February 6, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    President Donald Trump this week acknowledged it is going to take time to properly replace the Affordable Care Act. When it comes to healthcare, it is an issue that both Democrats and Republicans are treading very cautiously about. Republican Congressman John Faso weighs in. Watch the interview here. Read more

  • Washington Journal: House Republicans and President Trump
    Posted in Interviews on February 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Debt and Deficits, Immigration

    Representative John Faso (R-NY) talked about President Trump’s policies on immigration, the future of the Affordable Care Act, and federal budget. Watch the interview here. Read more

  • Faso Urges Repeal of Medical Device Tax
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Tax Reform

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) signed a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan, urging him to support H.R. 184, the Protect Medical Innovation Act, and issued the following statement: “My freshmen colleagues and I have urged Speaker Paul Ryan to fast-track H.R. 184, the Protect Medical Innovation Act, legislation that will go further than the current suspension and permanently repeal the medical device tax. Suspending the tax for 2016 and 2017 sales is expected to save manufacturer... Read more

  • WAMC: Rep. Faso joins Dr. Alan Chartock on Congressional Corner
    Posted in Interviews on January 25, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Debt and Deficits, Economy and Jobs, Environment

    Segment 1: Listen here. Segment 2: Listen here. Segment 3: Listen here. Read more

  • Rep. Faso Questions Witnesses on the Failures of the ACA
    Posted in Press Releases on January 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement today after offering questions to an expert witness panel at the Budget Committee’s ACA hearing: “During the House Budget Committee hearing today, we heard from four experts in the healthcare field who shared their views. These views were remarkably similar in outlook as to the regulatory and statutory fixes which we need to pursue. I was particularly interested in the witnesses’ views on ‘age-banding ratios’ ... Read more

  • Faso Acts to Improve Access to Maternity Care
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on H.R. 315, Improving Access to Maternity Care Act, which will increase the availability of maternity care services to populations in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). The bill passed by a vote of 405 to 0 (28 No Votes). Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) issued the following statement: “Access to quality maternity care is essential for the well-being of mother and baby. This legislation would provide a common-sense solution to... Read more

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