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Sep 18, 2013

Thompson discusses the importance of advocacy and research in recognition of Alzheimer's Month

Mr. Speaker, today I rise to discuss the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and the 5th leading cause of death for those aged 65 and older...

Sep 18, 2013

From the House Floor: Introduction of the Medicare Orthotics & Prosthetics Improvements Act of 2013

Mr. Speaker, when unlicensed and unaccredited providers are allowed to deliver prosthetic and orthotic services through Medicare, both Medicare Beneficiaries...

Sep 17, 2013

Reps. Glenn Thompson and Mike Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Medicare Orthotics & Prosthetics Improvement Act

Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) today introduced H.R. 3112, the Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Improvement Act of 2013...

Sep 17, 2013

Thompson Announces Rural Hospital Grant for Bucktail Medical Center

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced that Bucktail Medical Center (BMC) in Renovo, Clinton County, is one of 20 hospitals...

Sep 12, 2013

Thompson Announces Rural Hospital Grant for Charles Cole Memorial Hospital

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced that Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport, Potter County, is one of 20 hospitals in Pennsylvania...

Sep 12, 2013

From the House Floor: Recognizing National Suicide Prevention Week

Suicide is a serious public health problem that takes an alarming toll on so many individuals, including our military personnel and veterans...

Sep 10, 2013

From the House Floor: Working for accountability at CMS, protection of those facing life altering disease and disability

On August 22nd, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General, Daniel Levinson announced his decision to initiate an investigation into the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and its handling of the...

Aug 29, 2013

Inspector General investigating medical supply contracts under Medicare program following request by Rep. Thompson

"While certainly not an everyday occurrence, sometimes Congress actually gets things done. As an example, a congressional request has led the OIG to conduct a review of CMS's competitive bidding program...

Aug 27, 2013

Office of Inspector General Grants Request by Reps. Thompson and Braley for Investigation into Controversial Medicare Competitive Bidding Program

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has informed U.S. Representatives Glenn `GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Bruce Braley (D-IA) of its decision to initiate an investigation into the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS)...

Jul 18, 2013

Thompson Joins Bipartisan “No Labels” Problem Solvers Group; 80 Members Unveil Package of Legislative Proposals

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today announced he has joined “No Labels,” a bipartisan group of Members of Congress from the House and Senate who have committed...

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