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Jul 17, 2013

House Passes Bipartisan Bills to Delay Mandates for Employers and Individuals Under the President’s 2010 Health Care Law

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, today voted to delay both the employer mandate and the individual mandate under the President’s 2010 health care law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Jul 9, 2013

Thompson delivers rebuke of White House over employer mandate delay under the President's health care law

Mr. Speaker, last week while the American people were preparing to celebrate the 237th birthday of the Nation the Obama Administration announced via a blog post that it will provide an additional year...

Jul 8, 2013

Rep. ‘GT’ Thompson, with others, requests state exemption from Affordable Care Act

U.S. Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson today was joined by 11 members of Congress from Pennsylvania in sending a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, requesting this state be exempted from a requirement under the president's 2010 healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Jul 3, 2013

Pennsylvania Delegation Members Seek to Preserve Pennsylvania Children’s Health Insurance Program

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today was joined by eleven Members of Congress from Pennsylvania in sending a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...

Jun 21, 2013

Reps. Thompson and Braley call for Inspector General to Investigate Medicare Competitive Bidding Program

U.S. Representatives Glenn `GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Bruce Braley (D-IA) today requested that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Inspector General (IG), Daniel R. Levinson, investigate issues surrounding...

Jun 19, 2013

Reps. Thompson, Braley Criticize CMS Administrator for Failing to Address Abuses and Failures of Durable Medical Equipment Procurement Program

U.S. Representatives Glenn `GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Bruce Braley (D-IA) today criticized Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner for failing to address the failures and abuses that have occurred under Round 2...

Jun 13, 2013

Bipartisan Majority in House Requests Delay of Flawed Medical Equipment Procurement Program

U.S. Representatives Glenn `GT’ Thompson (R-PA) and Bruce Braley (D-IA), joined by fellow Members of Congress and healthcare advocates, today held a press conference calling upon the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to delay...

Jun 7, 2013

Department of Defense Expands Use of Telemedicine through Thompson STEP Law

"The VETS Act would do for the VA what the STEP Act purports to do for the DOD–expand patients’ access to efficient, cost-effective, and potentially life-saving treatment by expanding the number of providers who can treat patients via telemedicine…”

Jun 4, 2013

Thompson Urges HHS Secretary to Prevent Thousands of Pennsylvania Children from Losing Health Insurance

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today urged U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to prevent thousands of children from being force out of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)...

May 28, 2013

Thompson Joined by Disability Advocates Unveils Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013

U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, R-Howard, joined by advocates from the disabilities community, today held a press conference for the unveiling of H.R. 2123, the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013...

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