More on Health Care

Jan 31, 2018

Langevin Reaction to President Trump’s 2018 State of the Union Address

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), a senior member of the House Committees on Armed Services and Homeland Security, issued a statement in response to President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address.

Jan 26, 2018

Langevin, Whitehouse, U.S. Surgeon General Highlight Federal Overdose Prevention Law

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman Jim Langevin hosted U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams for a discussion about the opioid addiction recovery programs that have made Rhode Island a national model in the field and influenced Whitehouse’s Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA).

Jan 20, 2018

Langevin Statement on Republican Government Shutdown

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement after Republicans failed in their duty to keep the government open.

Dec 20, 2017

88 Members of Congress Request Clarification from HHS and CDC on Reported Agency Censorship

Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI) was joined by Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO), Judy Chu (D-CA), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), and Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) in leading a letter expressing concern about censorship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Dec 15, 2017

RI Delegation Demands Congress Fund Health Insurance for Children

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline today gathered to demand the Republican majority in Congress immediately reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Rhode Island’s congressional delegation stood with pediatricians and children’s advocates at Meeting Street, which supports kids who have a wide range of specialized health needs.

Oct 13, 2017

Langevin Statement on Trump Administration’s Actions to Destabilize Health Insurance Markets

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement regarding President Trump’s Executive Order to weaken consumer protections for certain health plans and his decision to end Cost Sharing Reductions under the Affordable Care Act.

Sep 13, 2017

Langevin Cosponsors Medicare for All Legislation

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement on his intent to cosponsor the Medicare for All Act (H.R. 676) authored by Congressman John Conyers (D-MI).

Aug 4, 2017

Congressional Delegation Announces $26 Million in Medicare Payments for RI Hospitals

RI's Congressional delegation announced that hospitals across the state will receive approximately $26 million in additional Medicare payments following the renewal of a “wage index” adjustment.

Jul 28, 2017

Langevin Statement on Senate Defeat of Trumpcare

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released a statement following the Senate’s vote to reject a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Jul 25, 2017

Langevin Statement Regarding Senate Vote to Proceed on Unknown Health Care Bill

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) issued a statement on the Senate vote to take up an unknown health care bill.