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Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration’s announcement that there will be no cuts to Medicare Advantage in 2015. Congresswoman Frankel has urged the Administration to not cut Medicare Advantage by 1.9 percent as originally planned.
“I thank President Obama for listening to the millions of seniors who depend upon Medicare Advantage by increasing the funding,” said Frankel.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel released the following statement following the release of the Congressman Paul Ryan’s House Republican budget.
“Once again, the House Republicans have issued a budget that creates new burdens on seniors, the middle class, and poor. It ignores job creation and breaks the promises made to our seniors by radically altering Medicare and Medicaid,” said Frankel. “This budget, and its misplaced values and priorities, are wrong for South Florida and wrong for America.”
Washington, D.C. – A group of lawmakers want Gov. Rick Scott to let conscience be his guide over whether 1.2 million low-income people in Florida should get health insurance under an expansion of Medicaid.
“Governor, last year you said your conscience wouldn't allow you to stand in the way of an expansion,” the lawmakers wrote Scott in a letter today. “We hope your conscience now will compel you to at least ask legislators to find a way to get this done.”
Boca Raton, FL — Congresswoman Lois Frankel released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced it would hear two cases — Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius and Congestoga Wood Specialities v. Sebelius — related to the Affordable Care Act benefit that requires most employers to include contraception coverage in their health care plans.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lois Frankel released the following statement following President Obama’s announcement Thursday that insurance companies can let people stay on their current health care plans.
“I welcome the President’s announcement and look forward to the healthcare website being fixed,” Frankel said. “We should not go back to the days when insurance companies denied coverage for pre-existing conditions and dropped coverage for folks when they got sick.”
Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Lois Frankel– joined by U.S. Senators U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (Conn.), Tammy Baldwin (WI), Barbara Boxer (CA) and U.S. Representatives Judy Chu (CA-27) Marcia Fudge (OH-11) announced the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2013.
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Lois Frankel heralded that, beginning today, despite the shutdown of the federal government, South Floridians and millions of Americans have access to affordable, quality health insurance as new online Health Insurance Marketplaces opened in every state including Florida, under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
Washington, DC —Congresswoman Lois Frankel voted against a partisan bill that makes keeping our government running beyond Monday contingent on delaying access to health care for millions of Americans for a year.