Tag: Accessible Health Care for All

Rep. Porter, Sen. Merkley Reintroduce Bill to Protect Americans from Medical Debt

Legislation would shield patients’ credit scores from medical debt WASHINGTON—Congresswoman Katie Porter (D-CA) and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) reintroduced bicameral legislation to protect patients from the long-term financial harms of high health care costs. Despite medical debt being an unreliable indicator of creditworthiness, it appears on the credit reports of

MERKLEY, CASSIDY, HINSON, ADAMS TEAM UP TO SOUND THE ALARM ON THE SILENT STILLBIRTH CRISIS

Tuesday, July 11, 2023 Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Louisiana’s U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. joined forces with U.S. Representatives Ashley Hinson (R-IA-02) and Alma Adams (D-NC-12) to announce the introduction of the bipartisan, bicameral Maternal and Child Health Stillbirth Prevention Act of 2023. One out of 175 U.S.

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