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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April 12, 2017 In The News

“Most of us experience the mail, just getting it based at our homes. But there’s a variety of ways our citizens across the state receive their mail,” Moolenaar said. “The post office has to adapt to different communities and scenarios, and this (ride along) helps me understand the importance of adapting, and also serving our rural communities. It’s an opportunity to see first-hand the unique aspects of rural mail carriers.”

March 7, 2017 Press Release
"I have pledged to support efforts to repeal President Obama's unaffordable health care law and replace it with a new patient-centered system. As I do with all legislation, I will review the bills to see if they meet the priorities of the hardworking residents of my district."
January 24, 2017 Press Release
A child in a mother’s womb is a blessing and Americans expect their tax dollars will never be used to pay to end the life of an innocent child. Today’s legislation will protect taxpayers and, most importantly, our society’s most vulnerable, the unborn.
January 13, 2017 Press Release
"Today’s vote is a first step toward creating a health care system that puts patients first."
November 30, 2016 Press Release
"Nearly all Americans know a friend or loved one who has battled cancer or chronic illness. The 21st Century Cures Act increases funding for research, eliminates red tape and empowers the smartest medical minds to bring the best treatments and cures to patients as soon as possible."
June 27, 2016 In The News

Excerpt: Native Americans barred from contributing to health savings accounts in some instances would gain that right under a resolution to fix the obscure mix-up pushed by U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland.

June 21, 2016 Press Release
"No one likes to endure a long wait at the doctor's office and no one should to have wait three months before being allowed to contribute to their own HSA. Eliminating this unnecessary government burden promotes health savings and patient-centered care for all Native Americans," said Moolenaar.
April 22, 2016 Press Release
As a Mid Michigan resident it is important to me to find ways to help rural communities in Michigan along with our neighbors in Flint. Rural communities in my district and across Michigan also have water safety concerns and this legislation eliminates barriers to federal grants for water infrastructure financing and technical assistance.
January 17, 2016 Editorial
In 2015, my office assisted with over 1,000 cases involving federal agencies, including Veterans Affairs, the IRS and the Social Security Administration. It also responded to 26,172 emails and letters from constituents and held more than 150 constituent hours in counties across the district.
January 6, 2016 Press Release
Today, the House of Representatives voted to repeal President Obama's unaffordable health care law. The law was passed in 2010 and the American people have opposed it everyday since. The repeal legislation also defunds Planned Parenthood and redirects the funding to federally qualified health centers, including the 13 in Michigan's Fourth District that serve more than 154,000 patients.

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