More on Healthcare
WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) this week backed H.R. 3243, the ‘PACE Innovation Act,’ which updates the Program of All-Inclusive Care for Elderly (PACE) under Medicare to potentially include new patients with rare and chronic conditions. The legislation was authored by fellow New Jersey Rep. Chris Smith and Lance was an original co-sponsor, guiding the bill through the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee.
New Jersey Among States to See New Resources, Tools
MORRIS COUNTY, N.J. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) this week was honored by the Mental Health Association of Morris County for his work in Washington on mental health care policy. The award presentation took place at the Food for Thought Celebration in Whippany where Lance and other community leaders were honored.
Payne, Lance Lead Group of 94 House Members in Urging CMS to Protect Access to Live-Saving Colorectal Cancer Screenings
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of 94 House members, led by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07), sent a letter to the acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Andrew Slavitt, expressing concerns about proposed cuts in Medicare payments for colorectal cancer screenings and colonoscopies.
WASHINGTON, DC --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) tonight hailed House passage of H.R. 1624, the Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act, sponsored by Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02). The legislation, which came from the House Energy and Commerce Committee on which Guthrie and Lance serve, will protect employees from the potential of cancelled health plans and rising health care premiums. The measure will also authorize $205 million for the Medicare Improvement Fund, which was cut by the President’s health care legislation.