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Wenstrup Selected to Lead GOP Doctors Caucus

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congressmen Brad Wenstrup, D.P.M., (OH-02) issued the following statement after having been selected to lead the GOP Doctors Caucus for the 117th Congress along with Congressman Andy Harris, M.D., (MD-01): “One of the many reasons that I ran for Congress was because I saw off...

Time to double down on opioid fight

This opinion piece originally appeared in the Cincinnati Enquirer. You can read it here. Congress recently passed one of the most significant pieces of legislation against a single drug crisis in the history of our country. It is now headed to the president's desk to be signed into law. This latest,...

Wenstrup Tours Air Methods

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Wenstrup (OH-02) toured Medflight and Aeromedical Services air medical facilities in Portsmouth. After touring the facility, Congressman Wenstrup released the following statement: “Too often, those who live in rural areas lack access to nearby medical care, ...

House Sends Comprehensive Opioid Package to Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act. This comprehensive package of overwhelmingly bipartisan bills will advance treatment and recovery initia...

Re: CHIP Funding

Friend, Earlier in November, the House of Representatives passed the CHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act (H.R. 3922), with my support. This bill funds important programs like the Children’s Health Insurance Program, community health centers, and other critical public health priorities. Take a look: Childre...

PASSED: Protecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act

Friend, The House of Representatives, with my support, just passed the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act (H.R. 849). This bipartisan bill repeals a federal agency called the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) that has the authority to unilaterally cut Medicare spending. Here’s a quic...

Today's healthcare agenda

Friend, As we continue to work to provide relief from Obamacare and empower Americans with more options and lower costs, I'm continuing to hear from constituents, healthcare professionals and industry leaders from across Ohio and the country. Here's a quick wrap-up of my healthcare meetings today: T...