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Press Releases

PASSED: Committee Approves Health Care Legislation to Protect Seniors’ Access to Nursing Homes, Lower Drug Costs for Seniors, and Expand Drug Access for Kidney Patients

March 06, 2024 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More Americans are closer to being able to keep and use their health care in their local community, thanks to three bipartisan bills approved by the Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday. The Committee took action to stop the Biden Administration from imposing new red tape on nursing homes and stepped in to ensure access to ...

Chairman Smith, LaHood Call for HHS Watchdog to Investigate Border Crisis Harming U.S. Foster Care System

March 05, 2024 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08), joined by Work and Welfare Subcommittee Chairman Darin LaHood (IL-16), called for the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) to launch an investigation into how the influx of Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) crossing the southwest border may be ...

Chairman Smith: The Biden Family is Protecting “the Brand,” Joe Biden

March 01, 2024 — Biden Impeachment Inquiry

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) joined Fox News host Bill Hemmer on Thursday to discuss the House impeachment inquiry’s deposition with Hunter Biden. During the interview, Chairman Smith highlighted the common thread connecting James and Hunter Biden’s ...

Ways and Means Republicans Demand Answers from HHS after Reports of Migrants Overwhelming U.S. Hospitals

February 29, 2024 — Health

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08), joined by every Republican member of the Committee, called on U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra today to detail the actions his agency has taken or will take to ensure the ongoing crisis at the U.S. southern border is not inhibiting U.S. ...