Rep. Taylor Reintroduces Bill to Improve Accuracy of Public Health Data

    WASHINGTON – This week, United States Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) was joined by Congresswoman Kathy Castor (D-FL-14) and Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR-05) to reintroduce bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives to harmonize the collection and reporting of public health data across all levels of government. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently provides some reporting guidance through the National Vital Statistics System, methods used by state a...

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    Congressman Van Taylor Leads Bipartisan Effort to Secure Lifesaving Vaccines for Texans

    WASHINGTON - Last week, Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03), alongside Congresswoman Shelia Jackson Lee (D-TX-18), and twenty seven Members of the Texas Congressional Delegation called on the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to ensure Texas receives an adequate and fair supply of COVID-19 vaccines as dictated by science. Specifically, the letter sent by the bipartisan group to CDC Director Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky urges the agency to update their COVID-19 vaccine di...

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    Reps. Taylor, Shalala Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Collection and Reporting of Public Health Data

    WASHINGTON – Today, United States Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03), was joined by Congresswoman Donna Shalala (D-FL-27) to introduce bipartisan legislation in the House of Representatives to harmonize the collection and reporting of public health data across all levels of government. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently provides some reporting guidance through the National Vital Statistics System, methods used by state and local governments vary widely, making it ...

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    Congressman Van Taylor Supports Phase III Coronavirus Relief Package

    WASHINGTON – This afternoon, United States Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) supported legislation to provide additional emergency funding to combat coronavirus. After previously voting in favor of H.R. 6074, the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Act and H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) joined his colleagues in support of H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Following passage of the legislation in th...

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    Congressman Taylor Introduces Resolution Calling for Use of Defense Production Act for COVID-19 Response

    Congressman Taylor Introduces Resolution Calling for Use of Defense Production Act for COVID-19 Response WASHINGTON - Today, United States Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) joined Congressman Andy Levin (D-MI-09) to introduce a bipartisan resolution urging the President to utilize the Defense Production Act to respond to COVID-19 and meet the critical supply needs of our nation's healthcare system. Congressman Taylor said, “This is an unprecedented moment for our nation - a threat unlike any we h...

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    Congressman Van Taylor Urges Texas Department of State Health Services to Provide Necessary Funding to Collin County

    WASHINGTON - This afternoon, United States Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) sent a letter to Texas Department of State Health Services Commissioner Dr. John Hellerstedt, MD regarding funding provided to states by Congress. On March 6, 2020, President Donald J. Trump signed into law H.R. 6074, the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act which Congressman Taylor proudly supported. This legislation provided over $8 billion in total resources, including $950 million for s...

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    ICYMI: Rep. Van Taylor Recognizes BSW The Heart Hospital

    WASHINGTON - This week, U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) recognized Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital-Plano on the Floor of the House of Representatives for being named the Physician Hospital of the Year by Physician Hospitals of America. Congressman Taylor said, “Located in my hometown of Plano, Texas, The Heart Hospital ranks as one of the top performing cardiac surgical programs in the entire country and provides Collin County with the highest level of cardiac health care." He contin...

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    Reps. Taylor, Ruiz, Roe, Morelle Introduce Legislation to End Surprise Medical Billing

    Today, United States Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) joined with Republicans and Democrats in the House to introduce bipartisan legislation to end the practice of surprise medical billing. The Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act aims to end surprise medical bills, ensuring patients are prevented from paying more than their in-network rates. With widespread bipartisan support, the legislation has thirty two original cosponsors from both sides of the aisle in addition to support from ...

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    Reps. Taylor, Morelle Propose Plan to Prevent Surprise Medical Billing

    WASHINGTON - Today, United States Congressmen Van Taylor (R-TX-03) and Joe Morelle (D-NY-25) proposed bipartisan policy that would protect Americans from surprise medical bills from an out-of-network provider that are often financially crippling. “Americans are already struggling to afford the continually increasing cost of health care – they shouldn’t be blindsided by unexpected and hyperinflated medical bills when they unexpectedly need to see out-of-network providers,” said Congressman Van Ta...

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    Congressman Van Taylor Joins Colleagues to Introduce Legislation to Protect TX-03 Federal Workers

    WASHINGTON - This week, United States Congressman Van Taylor (R-TX-03) joined the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD-07), the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, Congressman Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA-11), and the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC-11) to introduce two pieces of legislation to help protect the health benefits of the nearly 6,000 federal workers who resid...

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