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Rosen Meets with Parent-Child Health Care Advocates, Discusses Ongoing Efforts to Protect Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor and Pensions (HELP), met with members of the ‘Little Lobbyists’, an advocacy organization of parents and children working to protect access to health care.

“The fortitude displayed by these parents and children advocating for improved health care across our nation is incredible,” said Senator Rosen. “No issue is more personal for an individual than their health. I applaud...

Rosen Joins Colleagues in her Continued Calls to Urge the Administration to Protect Health Coverage for People with Pre-Existing Conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined 39 of her Senate colleagues in sending a letter urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to protect individuals with preexisting conditions by limiting the proliferation of “junk plans” – short-term insurance plans that can exclude coverage for essential benefits and...

Rosen Tours Comprehensive Care Centers of Nevada, Highlights Work of Comprehensive Care Caucus

HENDERSON, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and a member of the bipartisan Senate Cancer Coalition, toured the Comprehensive Care Centers of Nevada, alongside representatives of the American Cancer Society, to meet with staff and learn about the services they provide for patients battling cancer, as well as to discuss the need to protect patients with pre-existing conditions, and the goals of the...

Rosen, Cortez Masto Applaud $7.2 Million HHS Grant Awarded to Nevada to Combat Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), and the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control, and U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for awarding Nevada a State Opioid Response (SOR) grant totaling $7,219,593 to be used to combat the opioid crisis by expanding access to treatment and...

Following Meeting with Constituent and Health Care Advocate, Rosen Announces Membership in Cystic Fibrosis Caucus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), announced her membership in the Congressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus. This move comes following Senator Rosen’s August meeting with Elsie Hamer, an 8-year-old from Nevada diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. 

“As a Senator, one of my top priorities is to look after the health of Nevadans,” said Senator Rosen. “Meeting Elsie and her father and listening to...

Rosen Joins Colleagues in Letter to HHS Condemning Administration Proposal To Weaken Health Care Discrimination Protections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, announced that she joined 35 of her fellow Democratic senators in submitting a comment letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar criticizing the Trump Administration’s proposed rule to weaken critical protections that help prevent discrimination in health care. In the letter, the senators outlined how the proposed rule will harm...

Rosen, Murray, Senate Democrats Send Letter Calling for Reversal of Administration’s Title X Gag Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), and her Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar calling on the Trump Administration to reverse a new gag rule that compromises the Title X family planning program and the health care of millions of people.

“Over the past few weeks, the Department of...

Rosen Helps Introduce Legislation to Protect Individuals with Pre-Existing Conditions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), joined her Democratic colleagues in the Senate to introduce a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to combat the Trump Administration’s efforts to strip away pre-existing condition protections for millions of Americans.

“The actions by this Administration to push junk health care plans will limit access to quality care, and in some cases, invalidate...

Rosen Launches Bipartisan Comprehensive Care Caucus in the Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), and the Special Committee on Aging, launched the bipartisan Comprehensive Care Caucus, with co-chairs Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Deb Fischer (R-NE). Palliative care is specialized medical care focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness to improve quality of life for both the patient and the...

Rosen Signals Bipartisan Plan of Action on Palliative Care Following Tour of Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), and the Special Committee on Aging, toured Nathan Adelson Hospice to learn about services offered to patients and families as part of its comprehensive palliative care program. 

“I put my career on hold to take care of my aging parents and in-laws, and experienced some of the many challenges that caregivers face,” said Senator Rosen. “Palliative care is an...