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April 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Vice-Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Seniors Task Force, joined Congressman John Larson (CT-05) in introducing legislation to strengthen and enhance the Social Security program for future generations. H.R. 1902, the Social Security 2100 Act, will provide a benefit bump for current and future beneficiaries and keep the system strong for generations to come.

March 31, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Congressman Mike Bishop (MI-08) sent a bipartisan letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price that addresses the serious concerns with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed cuts to Medicare Advantage (MA) Retiree Coverage, also known as Employer Group Waiver Plans (EGWP).

March 24, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after Republican leadership decided to pull its proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from the floor.

March 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As the House of Representatives prepares to vote on Republican’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that will take the country backwards, former Congressman John Dingell reminds us of the decades-long history of healthcare reform with a tweet storm

March 19, 2017 Press Release

YPSILANTI, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), State Representatives Donna Lasinski, Ronnie Peterson, Yousef Rabhi and Adam Zemke today held a town hall with Marianne Udow-Phillips, executive director of the Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation to discuss Republican’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what it means for Michigan. The town hall, moderated by David Fair of WEMU Radio, drew more than 300 attendees to discuss the bill’s impact on the Healthy Michigan program, children, seniors and working families.

 

March 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCU.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report detailing the impact of Republican’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 
 

March 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCU.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) released the following statement after voting against Republican’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the Energy and Commerce Committee.

March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) tonight blasted Republican’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) during markup in the Energy and Commerce Committee for negatively impacting seniors, children and working families. The bill would end Medicaid expansion, known as Healthy Michigan, raise costs for seniors, and result in nearly 700,000 Michiganders losing their health care coverage. 

March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) is fighting for quality, affordable health care for every American in the full Energy and Commerce Committee markup of the Republican’s proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In her opening statement, Dingell said:

“Our job is to represent the working men and women and their families of our district and to fight to protect them. Pure and simple: this bill would mean less coverage, fewer protections and higher costs.

February 18, 2017 Press Release

DEARBORN, MI – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today joined doctors, nurses, patients and administrators at Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn to discuss the importance of protecting the Affordable Care Act and the impact ACA repeal would have on hospitals and patients. Since the ACA was enacted in 2010, the uninsured rate in Michigan has fallen by more than 50 percent, with 695,000 residents gaining coverage.