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  • Wenstrup Selected as Chairman of Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Chairman Phil Roe, MD (R-TN) announced the leadership for the House Committee on Veterans Affairs for the 115th Congress, including Congressman Brad Wenstrup, DPM (R-OH), as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health. The Subcommittee on Health has legislative, oversight, and investigative jurisdiction over the Veterans Health Administration including medical services, medical support and compliance, medical facilities, medical and prosthetic research, and major and minor construct... Read more

  • Wenstrup Releases Statement on D.C. Authorization of Physician-Assisted Suicide
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) released the following statement in response to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s signing of, “The Death with Dignity Act of 2015” (Act 21-577), which would legalize physician assisted suicide in the District of Columbia: “Having been a doctor for over twenty-five years, I believe physician-assisted suicide constitutes a serious threat to the underpinnings of our healthcare system. When doctors are authorized to violate the Hippocratic Oath of ‘do no... Read more

  • The Truth Behind the Zika Funding Delays
    Posted in Blog on September 2, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Pro-life and family issues – ALIGN

    Fears are rising as the Zika virus has become a national concern. Nearly three months ago, my colleagues and I in the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to help combat the virus, which is borne by mosquitos and can cause serious birth defects and other conditions if contracted during pregnancy. Yet Americans are still waiting for relief. Why? Because Senate Democrats refused to pass this bill before going home for the August District Work Period. Passing our bill should have been simple... Read more

  • Wenstrup visits Valley View Health Center
    Posted in In The News on August 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Valley View Health Center (VVHC), 621 Broadway Street in Portsmouth, was proactive about National Health Centers Week, welcoming Congressman Brad Wenstrup and the community out for an open house event held at the Center on Friday. VVHC in Portsmouth, is a state of the art medical facility, which provides a myriad of services. The services are available to all, leaving no one behind, including most private insurance plans, Medicaid, and self-pays. No one is turned away. All are welcome. Cindy Bal... Read more

  • Church 180 hosts Junior Deputy Boot Camp
    Posted in In The News on August 4, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Volunteers inspiring kids to be all they can be – United States Congressman Brad Wenstrup was on hand Thursday, July 28 for the kick off of Junior Deputy Boot Camp at Church 180 in Seaman. “This is a wonderful program,” Wenstrup said. “I really applaud people at the local level like Sheriff Kimmy Rogers and the churches who are working to make sure kids are getting the right message and using their time wisely while they’re out of school.” More than 70 young people joined Wenstrup and Sheriff Ro... Read more

  • Wenstrup Comments on Recent Report Examining Veterans' Healthcare
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Veterans

    Today Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-2), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, responded to the recent assessment of veterans’ healthcare released by the Commission on Care. The Commission on Care (Commission) was created by Congress under the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014. Its fifteen members include professionals with a wide variety of healthcare, military, and veteran-service experience. They were tasked with providing recommendations on how to organize ... Read more

  • Connect to Congress: Brad Wenstrup on opioid epidemic, TSA, and NDAA
    Posted in In The News on May 25, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Defense – ALIGN

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  • Essay Competition: Sheriff believes children are the answer to drug problem
    Posted in In The News on May 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

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  • Wenstrup Applauds Federal Court Decision in House's Obamacare Lawsuit
    Posted in Press Releases on May 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Today Congressman Brad Wenstrup (OH-2) applauded the recent decision in House v. Burwell, a lawsuit brought by the U.S. House of Representatives against the Obama Administration over certain spending provisions within the Affordable Care Act (ACA). On July 30 2014, the House voted to sue the Obama Administration for spending millions of taxpayer dollars under the ACA’s cost-sharing reduction program without the necessary appropriation from Congress. After nearly two years of legal procedure, on ... Read more

  • Wenstrup, U.S. House take on unintentional drug overdoses
    Posted in In The News on May 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Of the 2,500 people who died of unintentional drug overdoses in Ohio in 2014, 400 of those occurred in Ohio’s Second District, which includes portions of Scioto County. Prescription opioids were involved in nearly half of those cases. In announcing those statistics, U.S. Representative Brad Wenstrup says he and the House of Representatives are stepping up efforts to combat unintentional drug overdoses. “This week, I’m proud to join fellow members in the People’s House to battle the deadly drug e... Read more