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Rosen Reminds Nevadans to Enroll in 2020 Health Care Coverage During Last Week of Open Enrollment

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), released the following statement reminding Nevadans to shop for and enroll in health insurance coverage during the current open enrollment period, which ends on December 15.

“I encourage all Nevadans to visit the Nevada Health Link website during this last week of open enrollment to sign up for quality, affordable...

Rosen Statement Commemorating National Family Caregivers Month

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, and founder of the Senate Comprehensive Care Caucus, released the following statement commemorating National Family Caregivers Month.

“November marks National Family Caregivers Month, a time to recognize, celebrate, and support the many individuals who provide care to their family members,” said Senator Rosen. “I know...

Rosen Reminds Nevadans To Enroll in 2020 Health Care Coverage During Open Enrollment Period

WATCH A MESSAGE FROM SENATOR ROSEN HERE.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), released the following statement reminding Nevadans to shop for and enroll in health insurance coverage during the current open enrollment period which runs now through December 15.

“Now that the holiday season is here, there’s no better time to reflect on things that matter most like family, friends, and of course...

During HELP Committee Hearing, Rosen Discusses Need to Advance Palliative Care with FDA Nominee

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), spoke with Dr. Stephen Hahn, the Administration’s nominee to serve as the Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the need to advance palliative care as a means to benefit patients. 

“I want to make sure that patients with serious illnesses are treated in a comprehensive way that includes...

During National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, Rosen Addresses Members of National Health Care Organization focused on Palliative 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) and the Special Committee on Aging, and founder of the bipartisan Senate Comprehensive Care Caucus, addressed members of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

“Palliative care is an option that does not often get the attention it deserves, it improves outcomes and reduces the cost of treatment,” said Senator Rosen. “Earlier this year, I...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Amendment to Prevent Use of Federal Funds to Sabotage Health Care Law in Court

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 that she has co-sponsored an amendment to this year’s appropriations bill that would prohibit the Department of Justice from using any funds for litigation relating to deeming the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, invalid, unenforceable, or the individual mandate not being severable from the rest of the law. 

“The health of millions will be...

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...