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  • CBS Miami: It’s Sign-Up Season For The Affordable Care Act
    Posted in In the News on November 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women, Health Care

    It’s sign-up season for the Affordable Care Act, but the Trump administration isn’t making it easy by cutting the enrollment period in half, slashing advertising and dialing back on counselors who help consumers get through the process. Sign-up begins Wednesday. "Affordable choices are still available." Read more

  • NBC 6 Miami: Breast Cancer Early Detection a Top Priority For Survivor U.S. Rep. Wasserman Schultz
    Posted in In the News on October 31, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women, Breast Cancer Research, Education, Health Care, Veterans

    "I know that early detection saves lives and if you cut out a decade between when women are 40 and 50 years and they don’t begin screening starting at 40 then you know that we’re going to lose thousands and thousands more women than we would if they had access to that screening beginning at 40," the congresswoman said. Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz on Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women, Health Care

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement to mark October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: "As we mark the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we take time to celebrate and remember the millions of individuals and families who have been impacted by this terrible disease. My family and I are now nearly a decade removed from the day my doctor gave me news I never expected to hear. As a breast cancer survivor, I consider it my responsibility to share my... Read more

  • WSVN: Help For Our Heroes
    Posted in In the News on September 28, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Veterans, Military & Defense

    Disabled vets are facing a parking shortage at Miami’s VA Hospital. Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz is doing something about it. Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz: Congress Must Reauthorize CHIP
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on the need for Congress to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides funding for uninsured children: “Health care for hundreds of thousands of children in Florida is in jeopardy because Republicans refuse to hold a vote on the CHIP program before it expires Saturday. This may force some states into enrollment freezes or other budget stresses. Experts also predict that the recent hurricanes... Read more

  • Wasserman Schultz on Latest Trumpcare Bill Withdrawal
    Posted in Press Releases on September 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) released the following statement regarding Republican Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision to not hold a vote on the Graham-Cassidy version of Trumpcare: “Courageous Americans called, spoke out and protested the Republicans’ latest appalling attempt to destroy our health care system, and together we beat it back – once again. Even though we have won this critical victory, we can’t stop now. We must keep the pressure on Leader McConnell, Speaker Ryan and th... Read more