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).
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:
Washington, D.C. – Today, House Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) and Representative Don Young (R-AK) introduced H.R.
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.
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.
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.
PALO ALTO, CA – Today, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded over $10.5 million in grant funding to cities and counties in California’s 18th Congressional District in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The grant funding was authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) traveled to Washington, D.C to vote for the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help the American people and our nation’s health care workers confront the COVID-19 pandemic head on and to stabilize our nation’s cascading economy.
PALO ALTO, CA — Today, Rep. 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 $393,759 from the U.S.
Eshoo, Wyden, DelBene Urge White House to Protect Privacy in Coronavirus Response
In The News
By Christine Hall
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, who represents Silicon Valley, attacked the contractors who built the faltering Healthcare.gov at a government hearing last week.
Eshoo was not happy with one of the contractor's testimony that the website had "unexpected volumes" of traffic.
If Silicon Valley were being named today, it would probably be Innovation Valley. It's innovation, not silicon, that makes this region go.
Contractors say they are working to fix website problems and the site is getting better
By Grant Gross
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services took too little time testing how the many components of the troubled HealthCare.gov worked together before rolling out the insurance marketplace, contractors involved in the project said Thursday.
By Stephanie Condon
Republicans in Congress this week ratcheted up the pressure they're putting on the Obama administration to explain why the Obamacare website HealthCare.gov is so flawed, and in many instances, Democrats echoed their complaints. They've also, however, warned their GOP colleagues against taking the complaints too far.
By Amy Schatz
The partisan divide we’ve seen on President Obama’s health law was once again on display this morning, with Republicans complaining about the law and calling for delays. Committee Democrats defended the law but notably, many also complained about the website and pressed for answers on what went wrong and how to fix it.
By Erin McClam
Top executives of the companies that built the troubled Obamacare website were grilled by Congress on Thursday about the glitches that have plagued the system since it opened earlier this month.
Obamacare's problem-plagued website Healthcare.gov will be fixed in time to allow people to enroll in private health insurance by a Dec. 15 deadline to obtain benefits beginning on Jan. 1, the main Obamacare contractor CGI Federal told a congressional panel.
By Aliyah Frumin
Contractors who built the glitch-filled HealthCare.gov website have a clear message for Congress Thursday: don’t blame us.
By Lisa Mascaro
Developers of the problematic Obamacare website faced tough questioning at a House oversight committee Thursday, as both Republican and Democratic lawmakers frustrated by the shoddy roll-out sought answers over what went wrong – and when it would be fixed.