Health Care

I am a member of the House Appropriations Committee and the subcommittee with oversight of HHS and its response to the opioid crisis. I support funding for states to combat the opioid crisis and I have also backed legislation funding research into new pain relief treatments so patients can safely recover without the risk of addiction. I have also supported funding that will help our country find cures for cancer and Alzheimer’s. These diseases rob us of our loved ones and we must continue research that will bring us closer to finding life-saving treatments.

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May 17, 2018 Press Release
“The fight against the opioid crisis takes many forms and I am working on all fronts to make sure our communities have the resources they need for prevention, treatment and law enforcement. This funding for law enforcement will increase monitoring of prescription drugs and boost efforts to stop the illicit trafficking of opioids.”
May 7, 2018 In The News

Congressman John Moolenaar (R-Midland) toured Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital recently and met with several members of the leadership team to discuss rural health care issues as well as see first-hand investments being made by the hospital that will directly impact patient care.

April 19, 2018 Press Release
"The opioid crisis has affected all of our communities. This new funding will help state and local governments in Michigan work together to win the fight against addiction and treat those who are most in need."
March 22, 2018 Press Release
"Today’s bipartisan legislation delivers for Michigan with funding to protect the Great Lakes, increased funding for national security, support for those on the frontlines against the opioid crisis, and opportunities for Michigan communities to apply for rural broadband funding. It also has funding to care for our veterans and to find cures in the fight against cancer and Alzehmier's. Finally, this legislation increases funding for roads and bridges and does more to secure our country's borders."
March 14, 2018 Press Release
"It's truly shameful that there are people who would target veterans and steal their VA benefits. This legislation will ensure that those who steal from our veterans will face justice for their actions."
January 19, 2018 Press Release
"All children are a blessing and this legislation will ensure that children born during a failed abortion will receive immediate medical support and have their inalienable right to life recognized."
January 18, 2018 Press Release
“Extending the Children’s Health Insurance Program means more than 100,000 Michigan children will have health insurance. This is an important program and it’s one that Republicans and Democrats have both supported in years past."
November 9, 2017 Editorial

I believe our current and former service members deserve the utmost respect for their service and sacrifice for this great country of ours. Their dedication and commitment, along with that of their families’, ensures our freedoms and should never be taken for granted.

October 3, 2017 Press Release
All children have an inalienable right to life. Today’s legislation will protect the unborn, our society’s most vulnerable people, from abortion.
May 4, 2017 Press Release
The American Health Care Act is a patient-centered solution that will give Michigan residents more health care choices that are best for them and their family. It includes protections and $138 billion in support for Americans who have preexisting conditions and it allows young adults under age 26 to remain on their parents’ health care.

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