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    Valadao, House Pass FY18 Omnibus Bill

    WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) voted in support of legislation to provide all discretionary funding for the federal government for the 2018 fiscal year. H.R. 1625, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, contains $1.3 trillion in funding for all twelve annual Appropriations bills. After voting in favor of the legislation, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) released the following statement: "The House Appropriations Committee has put in hundreds of hours of work craf...

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    Congressman Valadao Hosts CMS Administrator Verma for Health Care Roundtable

    COALINGA – Today, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) hosted CMS Administrator Seema Verma in Coalinga, California for a hospital tour and roundtable discussion. During her visit, Seema Verma, Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), visited Coalinga Regional Medical Center for a tour of the facility, led by CEO and Administrator Sharon Spurgeon. Following the tour, she joined Congressman Valadao and local health care providers, industry leaders, and p...

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    House Passes Funding Extensions for Critical Health Programs

    WASHINGTON – Today, the United States House of Representatives passed legislation to to extend federal funding for critical health programs. H.R. 3922, the Championing Healthy Kids Act, combines funding extensions from multiple bills to ensure these vital programs remain available. Included in the legislative package was U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao’s (CA-21) Community Health and Medical Professionals Improve Our Nation (CHAMPION) Act, legislation originally introduced by Congressman David ...

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    Energy and Commerce Committee Approve Valadao Health Care Provisions

    WASHINGTON – Last night, the House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced nine bills to extend federal funding for and improve critical health programs. Included in the committee markup was Valadao’s Community Health and Medical Professionals Improve Our Nation (CHAMPION) Act, legislation originally introduced by Congressman David G. Valadao (R-CA) and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA). Valadao’s provisions expand the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program a...

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    Valadao Announces HHS Grant to Valley Health Team

    HANFORD - Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) announced Valley Health Team, a Federally Qualified Health Center, as the recipient of grant funding to benefit their Teaching Health Center (THC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) Payment Program. The grant, totaling $232,416 is administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Teaching Health Center (THC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) Payment Program...

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    Rep. Valadao Meets with Local JDRF Delegate

    WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) met with Elijah Lidgett from Bakersfield, California during the 2017 JDRF Diabetes Foundation Children's Congress in Washington, DC. Every two years, children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) travel to Washington, DC to meet with their elected officials to explain why type 1 diabetes research is so critical. This year, participants urged lawmakers to extend the Special Diabetes Program, which funds research i...

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    Valadao, Denham Introduce Bill to Expand Teaching Hospital Residencies in Medically Underserved Areas

    WASHINGTON – Today, United States Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21), joined by Congressman Jeff Denham (CA-10), introduced legislation to further expand the Teaching Health Center (THC) Graduate Medical Education (GME) program. H.R. 3451, the Creating Additional Residency Expansion Act (CARE Act) expands the THCGME program by a total of twenty new centers, requiring the establishment of at least ten entirely new residency program centers. The legislation provides $57 million over fiscal years...

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    Valadao, McMorris Rodgers Introduce Legislation to Continue and Expand Teaching Health Center Programs

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined with Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) along with Reps. Niki Tsongas (MA-03), Jeff Denham (CA-10), Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), and Derek Kilmer (WA-06) to introduce the Training the Next Generation of Primary Care Doctors Act of 2017 which will reauthorize the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program for three years. This legislation will also allow for the expansion of new programs within existing ...

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    Rep. Valadao Invites Secretary of Health and Human Services to Central Valley

    WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao invited the United States Secretary of the Department of Health and Human services to visit California’s Twenty First Congressional District. In the letter to U.S. Secretary Tom Price, MD, Congressman Valadao highlights the resulting negative implications of California’s low Medicaid reimbursement rates. Congressman Valadao stated, “Under current law, Central Valley emergency rooms are overflowing, parents are unable to choose the best option...

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    Reps. Valadao, Denham Introduce Legislation to Improve Health Care Access

    WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) joined with Congressman Jeff Denham (CA-10) to introduce legislation to correct California’s flawed Medicaid reimbursement method, encouraging physicians to operate within Central Valley communities and ensure patients have access to doctors and specialists. The Assessing Critical Care Efforts to Strengthen Services (ACCESS) Act creates a Medicaid Payment Model Demonstration Project through the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovat...

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