Health Care

I believe all Americans should have access to the high-quality, affordable health care of their choosing. I fully support ensuring coverage for those with pre-existing conditions and believe that free market solutions and competitive innovation, not government mandates, will provide coverage options that suit the specific needs of Pennsylvania's families. Congress must work to pass real reforms that will address the rising costs of prescription drugs, encourage innovation in treatments and cures, and preserve coverage choice.   

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March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) released the following statement on his vote against the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1319, Congressional Democrats’ Payoff to Progressives package. The legislation narrowly passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 220-211 and is expected to be signed into law by President Joe Biden in the coming days.

 

February 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Representatives Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA), David Trone (D-MD), Teresa Leger Fernandez (D-NM), and David McKinley (R-WV) introduced the bipartisan Opioid Patients’ Right to Know Act to prevent opioid addiction in medical patients across the country.

 

October 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed two pieces of bipartisan legislation introduced by Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14). The Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act (H.R. 6813), which Reschenthaler introduced with Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL), directs the U.S.

September 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee approved three pieces of legislation introduced by Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) with unanimous support. The Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act (H.R. 6813) equips first responders and caregivers with tools to prevent and respond to elder abuse. The One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act (H.R. 8161) creates resource centers to help formerly incarcerated individuals reenter society, and the Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act (H.R.

July 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA), Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA), and Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (R-AZ), introduced the Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act to provide a national standard of care to address pregnancy-related needs of incarcerated women during pregnancy, labor, delivery and post-partum periods.

 

July 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) and David Trone (D-MD) introduced the bipartisan Public Safety Officer Support Act of 2020. The legislation would expand the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits (PSOB) program to include coverage for public safety officers who die as a result of suicide or are disabled as a result of traumatic experiences. Currently, the PSOB provides disability relief to families of officers who died or who have been permanently disabled as a result of a physical injury. 

 

April 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) announced three local health centers will receive over $2.6 million in funding through the recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (P.L. 116-136). The Centerville Clinic in Fredericktown will receive $1,222,760, the Community Health Clinic in New Kensington will receive $574,730, and Cornerstone Care in Greensboro will receive $829,160.

April 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) introduced a resolution calling on Congress to withhold funding from the World Health Organization (WHO) until Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus resigns and an international commission investigates the organization’s role in covering up the Chinese Communist Party’s failed COVID-19 response.

 

March 27, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) released the following statement on his vote in favor of the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (H.R. 748), a bipartisan bill to help workers, families, and small businesses struggling during the COVID-19 outbreak. The CARES Act now heads to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law.
 
March 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler (PA-14) voted for the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (H.R. 6074), which provides $7.8 billion in emergency funding to combat the coronavirus outbreak. H.R. 6074 passed the House by a vote of 415 to 2, and now heads to the Senate for consideration.