Navigation Links
Fattah Calls SCHIP Vote 'Major Stride' in Expanding Health Care
Date:1/14/2009

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) issues the following statement upon passage by the House of Representatives of the SCHIP children's insurance program by a bipartisan vote of 289 to 139.

"The effort to bring change to Washington by expanding health care for our working families and their children took a major stride today. I have joined with more than two-thirds of my colleagues in bipartisan approval of the long-overdue State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).

"This is the first step in overhauling our health care and health insurance system, a top priority of the Obama Administration and the 111th Congress. The legislation will provide health care for 11 million children of working parents, including four million children currently uninsured. And we can look forward enthusiastically to the signature of our 44th President, after similar bills were vetoed twice by President Bush.

"I am proud to have championed children's health insurance and health care reform from my first days in Congress and even earlier, in the Pennsylvania legislature. And we are fortunate to have, in our Philadelphia delegation, the leadership of my colleague, Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, a strong advocate for SCHIP and children's health.

"This is truly a new day for the New Direction agenda of our Speaker. I look forward to casting important votes such as the SCHIP vote today on behalf of strengthening and expanding the middle class of our nation."


'/>"/>
SOURCE Office of Congressman Chaka Fattah
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Go Ask Alice ... Nationally Recognized Life Coach & Psychotherapist, Alice Donavin, LCSW Announces the Implementation of Office/House Calls to her Newly Launched Philadelphia Practice
2. PriCara(R) Recalls 50 mcg/hr DURAGESIC(R) (fentanyl transdermal system) CII Pain Patches
3. WFP Calls for Rescue Package for the Worlds Hungry
4. AVMA Calls for Increased Veterinary Oversight in Meat Production; Cites USDA Audit Report Initiated After Hallmark/Westland Recall
5. Promising trials of malaria vaccine lead to calls for Phase 3 development
6. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation To Provide $200,000 to House Calls, The Weigh Inn Program
7. MU researcher calls for increase in sexual assault awareness programs on college campuses
8. Study Calls for Greater Scrutiny of Off-Label Drug Use
9. Health study in northern Uganda calls for improved services for internally displaced persons
10. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Calls for Attorney General to Support Stronger Regulation of Commercial Insurers; Protections for Consumers; and Financially Stable Insurance Market
11. Study Calls for Labeling of Potentially Dangerous Energy Drinks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Catalent Pharma Solutions, the ... and consumer health products, today announced that it had joined the Pharmaceutical Supply ... non-profit organization to unite pharmaceutical and healthcare companies that share a vision of ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... STAT courier is pleased to announce that due ... Texas, they are expanding their presence in Dallas. One of the most exciting parts ... new jobs to the Dallas and Forth Worth market. STAT takes pride in treating ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Today’s patients are encouraged to ... mind, SIGVARIS has created a new line of anti-embolism stockings to help prevent ... the benefits of graduated compression when transitioning from recovery to early rehabilitation. , ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Francisco, California (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... coaches, has raised an $18M Series B led by Canvas Ventures . Other ... the capital to scale its mobile platform to serve more consumers who are managing ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... The Dianne Michael Insurance ... in Hamilton County, is embarking on a charity drive with the aim of ... homes for orphaned or neglected senior dogs in the Cincinnati region, and LuvFurMutts ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has announced the ... offering. ... The global chromatography market to grow at a CAGR ... 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs ... prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... 8, 2016  Boehringer Ingelheim announced today that it ... (CEI). This is the ninth time that the company ... a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality. Administered ... a national benchmarking report on corporate policies and practices ... transgender (LGBT) employees. "We are committed ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dec. 8, 2016  Avelas Biosciences, Inc., a ... patient care from diagnosis through treatment, today presented ... Phase 1b study in breast cancer patients utilizing ... Breast Cancer Symposium. Jonathan Unkart , M.D., ... San Diego Health, delivered the presentation titled "Intraoperative ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: