Healthcare

Information regarding my stance on Healthcare issues.

Washington--On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, February 7th, Rep. John Lewis urges all African Americans to know their status. Of the 1.2 million people in the United States living with HIV—including 500,000 African Americans—nearly 1 in 8 are unaware of their infection.  

Today, Rep. Lewis will visit the Infectious Disease Program of the Grady Health System to highlight the need for HIV/AIDS testing and treatment.  Georgia ranks second in the country for the diagnosis of new HIV infections, and Atlanta ranks fifth among similar metropolitan areas in the country for new diagnoses.  Half of the patients diagnosed with HIV in Grady Memorial Hospital's emergency room testing program are found to be late or end stage HIV or AIDS cases.

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications.  This announcement details about $37,163,410 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.

What is the funding process for federal grants?

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications.  This announcement details about $17,372,912 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.
What is the funding process for federal grants?

                "The Supreme Court made a historic decision today on behalf of all the people of this nation.  This is the second time the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been upheld by the court, and now we should accept it as the law of the land.

            "Even though over 16 million people who did not have health care coverage are covered today by the ACA, and 100 million people with existing health conditions are no longer denied coverage, the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives has voted 54 times to repeal the health care law.

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications.  This announcement details about $24,652,346 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.
What is the funding process for federal grants?

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications.  This announcement details about $18,632,830 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.
What is the funding process for federal grants?

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications.  This announcement details about $16,006,623 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.
What is the funding process for federal grants?

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications.  This announcement details about $91,918,037 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.
What is the funding process for federal grants?

WASHINGTON--Today, President Barack Obama will sign into law H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.  In an effort to streamline the Medicare reporting and payment process so that doctors can spend more time caring for patients, among other provisions, the bill repeals the outdated Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula.  In place for 17 years, the SGR formula was criticized because it rewarded doctors for offering more care rather than better care.   H.R.

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