Press Releases

April 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester introduced the MAIL (Medication Access Improves Lives) Act, a bill to encourage more states to provide a mail-order option in the Medicaid program during the coronavirus public health emergency.

April 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswomen Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA18) and Susan W. Brooks (R-IN05) introduced H.R. 6156, the Stockpile Inventory Modernization (SIM) Act of 2020, to allow our Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) to better serve Americans.

April 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) and Rep. Alma Adams (NC-12), led more than 50 colleagues in writing to FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn regarding the recent Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to allow physicians to prescribe hydroxychloroquine sulfate (HCQ) and chloroquine phosphate (CQ) as untested, potential therapeutics to COVID-19 patients.

April 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD), former Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Donna Shalala (D-FL), House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), and Energy and Commerce Committee Member Peter Welch (D-VT) will introduce the Reopen America Act (RAA).

April 15, 2020 Press Release

Palo Alto, CA – Today, Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) released the following statement after President Trump announced he will suspend U.S. funding to the World Health Organization in the middle of the coronavirus crisis:

April 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Representative Don Young (R-AK) introduced H.R.

April 8, 2020 Press Release

PALO ALTO, CA — Today, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) announced that three Community Health Centers in San Jose as well as the Counties of San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz were awarded grant funding totaling $4,886,025 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

April 3, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) led all 31 Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats in sending a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma.

April 3, 2020 Press Release

PALO ALTO, CA – Today, Congresswomen Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Jackie Speier (CA-14), Barbara Lee (CA-13), and 37 California Democrats urged the Department of Health and Human Services to quickly distribute the $100 billion Congress authorized in the Coronavirus Aid, Response and Economic Security (CARES) Act to reimburse health care providers for care related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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