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Senator Baldwin Raises Questions For HHS Secretary Azar About The Use Of Provider Relief Funding To Pay Shareholders And Private Equity Owners At The Expense Of Frontline Health Care Workers
Baldwin, Murray, Harris Lead Colleagues in Raising Concerns with Law Enforcement Tactics Increasing Spread of COVID-19 at Peaceful Protests
Baldwin, Lawmakers Call for Greater Federal Resources to Support Nursing Homes during COVID-19 Crisis
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Baldwin, Lawmakers Call for Greater Federal Resources to Support Nursing Homes during COVID-19 Crisis

Lawmakers: current "piecemeal policies do not amount to the coordinated, national action plan that is necessary to save lives"

Baldwin, Murphy Lead Call Urging Trump Administration to Cover COVID-19 Related Medical Expenses for Those Enrolled in Junk Plans
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Baldwin, Murphy Lead Call Urging Trump Administration to Cover COVID-19 Related Medical Expenses for Those Enrolled in Junk Plans

These Plans Have Left Patients with Potential and Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Saddled By High Medical Bills at a Time When the Economy and Many Livelihoods Are In Jeopardy

Baldwin and Senate Colleagues Ask About Political Interference In COVID-19 Response Following Ouster of Vaccine Development Head
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Baldwin and Senate Colleagues Ask About Political Interference In COVID-19 Response Following Ouster of Vaccine Development Head

20 Democratic Senators write to Sec. Azar about concerns that political interference is hindering COVID-19 response efforts

Baldwin, Murphy, Senate Dems to HHS: Reopen the ACA Marketplace, Allow More Americans to Get Health Insurance during COVID-19 Pandemic
Pocan Demands Transparency on Sedative Shortages for Patients on Ventilators
Baldwin, Colleagues Tell Trump to Immediately and Fully Use All Defense Production Act Authorities to Mobilize War-Scale Manufacturing Effort of Respirators, Ventilators, Test Kits, Other Medical Equipment
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Baldwin, Colleagues Tell Trump to Immediately and Fully Use All Defense Production Act Authorities to Mobilize War-Scale Manufacturing Effort of Respirators, Ventilators, Test Kits, Other Medical Equipment

President has only invoked part of one title in Act, and refused to deploy Act's full powers to incentivize industry, retool private manufacturing capabilities; Senators also urge Trump to stop xenophobic references to COVID-19

Baldwin, Shaheen, Warner Call Out Trump Administration for Giving Third Party Websites Free Rein to Push Consumers into Junk Health Insurance Plans
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Baldwin, Shaheen, Warner Call Out Trump Administration for Giving Third Party Websites Free Rein to Push Consumers into Junk Health Insurance Plans

Letter Highlights Need for Oversight of Third-Party Health Care Brokers Which Steer Individuals Towards Junk Plans For High Commission Payments

Sensenbrenner Leads Bipartisan Effort to Extend Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Baldwin Continues Demanding Action from Trump Administration to Hold Drug Companies Accountable for Massive Price Hikes
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Bipartisan Sponsors of RAISE Act Urge HHS to Implement the New Family Caregiver Law Swiftly
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Bipartisan Sponsors of RAISE Act Urge HHS to Implement the New Family Caregiver Law Swiftly

The letter led by the sponsors of the RAISE Act--Sens. Collins, Baldwin and Reps. Harper, Castor--calls on Secretary Azar to begin seeking nominations for new advisory council