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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today applauded the Surgeon General’s call to action on skin cancer. Last year, Maloney established the bipartisan Congressional Skin Cancer Caucus. Maloney also succeeded in passing legislation in 2007 which led to the Food and Drug Administration’s recent decision to reclassify UV tanning lamps as Class II medical devices, necessitating warning labels indicating the products should not be used by those under 18 years old.
NEW YORK - Representative Carolyn Maloney (NY-12) issued the following statement in response to yesterday’s House approval, by voice vote, of H.R. 4302, a bill to extend the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to determine Medicare fees for physician services:
WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (NY12), a senior member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, released the following statement today in response to a letter released by House Oversight Committee Republicans regarding New York’s request for a Medicaid waiver.
“Under Governor Cuomo, New York has made dramatic improvements to its Medicaid program, saving taxpayers billions of dollars and improving healthcare for millions of New Yorkers. These latest allegations from Chairman Issa about New York’s Medicaid program are outdated and, in many cases, wholly unrelated to New York’s pending Medicaid waiver amendment."
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Parkinson's Disease Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Peter King (R-NY), and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) introduced a resolution designating April as Parkinson’s Awareness Month. The resolution calls for continued research to find better treatments, and eventually, a cure for the disease. It also thanks the dedicated national, state, and local organizations, volunteers, researchers, and millions of Americans across the country working to improve the quality of life of persons living with Parkinson’s disease and their families.
New York, NY – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the third anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act:
(Long Island City, NY) - At a ribbon-cutting ceremony today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-Queens & Manhattan) announced a $920,833 federal grant for The Floating Hospital’s new Community Health Center that celebrated its official opening at Queensbridge Houses today.
New York, NY U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney (D Manhattan, Queens) today joined with health care providers, patients, and advocates to tout the benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the landmark legislation passed by Congress in 2010 whose constitutionality was upheld this week in an historic U.S. Supreme Court decision, and which was strongly supported by Maloney. At today’s press conference, Congresswoman Maloney, health care providers affiliated with local medical centers, patients who are or will benefit from the ACA, and advocates describe how the law has already helped tens of thousands of seniors and young adults in New York and specifically in the 14th Congressional District of New York that she represents, as well as ways in which New Yorkers will benefit from provisions of the ACA that have yet to take effect.