Press Releases

Brady, Roskam Release Medicare Red Tape Relief Report

August 15, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL), released a report discussing how lawmakers and the Administration can cut excessive red tape and regulatory burdens in the ...

Brady, Roskam Statements on CMS IPPS/LTCH Rule

August 08, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a number of policies that will break down burdensome regulatory barriers in the Medicare program that get in the way of care for patients: “I applaud the ...

Brady Statement on Medicare Advantage and Part B Drug Pricing Proposal

August 08, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the announcement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide Medicare Advantage plans additional tools to negotiate lower Medicare Part B drug costs:   “This announcement from CMS reinforces our ...

Brady Statement on Treasury Regulation Regarding Pass-Through Businesses

August 08, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued proposed regulations regarding the new 20 percent pass-through business deduction made law as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: “I applaud ...

Brady Statement on STLD Health Plans Rule

August 07, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding a final rule issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This move reverses an Obama Administration regulation and will now allow people to enroll in short-term, limited-duration (STLD) health plans for almost a full year and permits the renewal or ...

Brady Statement on GAO Withholding Report

August 03, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement regarding the recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) finding the majority of taxpayers will receive a tax refund when filing their taxes next year: “The stories purporting to cite the GAO report and claiming that people ...

Brady Statement on July 2018 Jobs Report

August 03, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement in response to the Labor Department’s July 2018 jobs report: “Today’s report marks over 1.5 million jobs that have been created following Republican tax reform. This great news rounds out a week when we learned workers’ ...

Brady Statement on HHS, CMS Proposals to Combat Opioid Crisis

July 27, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Ways and Means Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a regulatory proposal which includes policies to combat ...

Brady Statement on GDP Report for 2nd Quarter of 2018

July 27, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement after the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its report on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter of 2018: “Congressional Republicans and President Trump promised to change the economic course of the country. ...

Johnson, Larson Lead Bipartisan Letter to SSA Calling for Halt to Changes to Disability Appeals Process

July 26, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Subcommittee Ranking Member John Larson (D-CT) led every Member of their Subcommittee in a letter to Social Security Administration (SSA) Acting Commissioner Nancy Berryhill stating SSA should not proceed with plans to reinstate the reconsideration level of appeal in ten ...