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Senator Jacky Rosen, Congresswoman Susie Lee Tour Henderson Health Clinic, Discuss Joint Legislative Efforts to Expand Access to Care with Mobile Health Units

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 Congresswoman Susie Lee (D-NV) toured the First Person Care Clinic in Henderson and discussed their Maximizing Outcomes through Better Investments in Lifesaving Equipment for (MOBILE) Health Care Act and other efforts to increase access to quality, affordable health care in Nevada, especially in rural and historically underserved communities.

“The COVID...

Rosen, Cassidy Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Domestic Medical Supply Chain

Strategic Planning for Emergency Medical Manufacturing Act Would Help Ensure Medical Manufacturing Continues During Shortages, Decrease Overreliance On Foreign Manufacturers Like China

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Dr. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), both members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), announced the introduction of their Strategic Planning for Emergency Medical Manufacturing Act. This bipartisan legislation would direct the...

Rosen Applauds Over $3.4 Million in Health Center Funding She Helped Secure for Nevada

Funding Comes as Part of the Rosen-Backed American Rescue Plan Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, applauded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for awarding more than $3.4 million to Nevada as part of the American Rescue Plan Act’s Health Center Construction and Capital Improvements Notice of Funding Opportunity. This federal grant funding will be used to support...

Rosen, Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Bill Expanding Palliative Care Training for National Health Service Corps Providers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), both members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, announced the introduction of their Provider Training in Palliative Care Act. This bipartisan legislation would allow members of the National Health Service Corps to defer their service for up to a year to do additional training in palliative care.

The Provider Training in Palliative Care Act is endorsed by key stakeholders,...

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Provide Tax Credit to Family Caregivers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), founder and co-chair of the Senate Comprehensive Care Caucus and a member of both the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and the Senate Special Committee on Aging, announced her co-sponsorship of the Credit for Caring Act. This bipartisan legislation would provide working family caregivers with a tax credit of up to $5,000 to assist with out-of-pocket expenses related to caregiving.

According to studies by...

Following Rosen Legislation, Advocacy, Administration Includes Support for Nonprofit Prescription Drug Manufacturers in Plan to Reduce Drug Costs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and the Senate Special Committee on Aging, released the following statement applauding the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for including support for nonprofit prescription drug manufacturers – in line with Rosen’s Expanding Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices Act – as a provision in its plan to reduce prescription drug costs....

Rosen Applauds Over $1 Million in Funds to Expand Health Care Enrollment in Nevada

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement applauding the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for awarding $1,046,499 in funding to the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange to increase consumer access to affordable, comprehensive health insurance coverage. This funding comes as part of the Rosen-backed American Rescue Plan Act’s State Marketplace Modernization Grant initiative.

“The health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have...

Rosen Visits Vaccine Pop-Up Clinic, Encourages Nevadans to Get Vaccinated

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) visited a COVID-19 vaccine clinic hosted by For Our Future and Mi Familia Vota. During the event, Senator Rosen spoke about the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine to Nevada’s full economic recovery.

“COVID-19 has been an unprecedented test of our state’s resilience. Over the last year and a half, Nevadans have faced monumental challenges to our health and our livelihoods. We’ve worked hard to overcome those obstacles and are on our way to...

Rosen Visits Southern Nevada Clinic to Hear from Medical Professionals and Patients about Health Care Access and Affordability, Discuss Her Bill to Lower Drug Costs

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), visited FirstMed Health & Wellness to encourage vaccinations at their on-site clinic, to see how FirstMed is utilizing the $1.8 million they received as part of the American Rescue Plan Act, and to discuss her work to improve access to care, including through her bill to lower the cost of prescription drugs.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the...

Rosen Applauds Nearly $1 Million in Funding Awarded to Nevada Health Centers to Support Telehealth Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), released the following statement applauding the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for awarding funding totaling $995,087 to Nevada Health Centers in Las Vegas as part of its COVID-19 Telehealth Program.

“During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen the importance of access to quality,...