Health Care

I remain committed to those who are hurting because of Obamacare.  We have opportunities to fix our broken healthcare while retaining pre-existing conditions coverage, no healthcare caps, and the ability to cover our children through the age of 26.

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June 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) joined his colleagues to pass 35 bipartisan bills aimed at addressing the national opioid crisis and providing tools to assist states in stopping the damage to our communities.

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), there were more than 42,000 overdose deaths because of opioid abuse in 2016. In Nebraska, the number is much lower with 44 opioid related deaths in Nebraska in the same year.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

OMAHA, NE. Staff members from Congressman Don Bacon’s (NE-02) District office will join Volunteers Assisting Seniors (VAS) for several Medicare Open Enrollment events throughout the district.  Medicare Open Enrollment will start October 15 and continue until December 7.

The VAS receives a federal grant through the Nebraska Department of Insurance to provide unbiased, objective information to seniors about Medicare coverage options to help them make an informed choice.

September 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement on his co-sponsorship of the CHIME Act:

May 31, 2017 In The News

The American Health Care Act passed in the U.S. House earlier this month is being met with a lot of criticism.   Congressman Don Bacon is working to clear up the confusion.

May 11, 2017 Press Release

There are quite a few misconceptions about the bill to repeal & replace the Affordable Care Act.  The following are answers to some common concerns:

May 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement in regards to Aetna's announcement today:

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) joined colleagues in the House to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA), giving individuals and states more control over health care policies allowing for patient-centered health care and removing federal bureaucrats from the decision process. 

April 19, 2017 Press Release

OMAHA, NE – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) issued the following statement regarding the public-private partnership that will fund a new ambulatory care clinic at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Omaha:

“I want to thank the non-profit Heritage Services and the Veterans Affairs Department for coming together on this first-of-its-kind project in which government funds will be combined with private funds to deliver the care our veterans need and deserve.

March 24, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Don Bacon (NE-02) released the following statement regarding the non-vote today on the American Health Care Act (AHCA):