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Congressman David Rouzer

Representing the 7th District of North Carolina

Health Care

Attending the Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical Ind groundbreaking ceremony in Clayton yesterday afternoon. Novo Nordisk is the world's largest manufacturer of insulin. 

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July 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Rouzer announced details for the 7th District Opioid Symposium which builds upon his work to raise awareness, decrease the stigma, and inform members of the community on best practices throughout the district in an effort to curb the opioid epidemic. 

June 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, with the support of Congressman Rouzer, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act which makes reforms to Medicaid, Medicare, and public health programs and policies.  

May 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. David Rouzer (NC-07) and Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-02), co-chairs of the Congressional Primary Care Caucus, led a group of bipartisan members in writing to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to ask for swift consideration of the Advanced Primary Care Alternative Payment Model (APC-APM), a new model for primary care payment that requires the Secretary’s approval before implementation among Medicare providers can begin.

March 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, President Donald Trump announced the “Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse and Reduce Drug Supply and Demand” in an effort to curb the opioid epidemic.  The initiative aims to reduce drug demand and over-prescriping, is designed to help cut off the supply of illicit drugs, and focuses resources on those struggling with addiction. 

Following the announcement, Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below:

August 4, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman David Rouzer is hosting a meeting with the elected officials of New Hanover County on Monday, August 7.  This is a continuation of his practice of meeting with elected officials that he started during the previous Congress.  The goal of these meetings is to provide Congressman Rouzer and local leaders the opportunity to discuss federal issues impacting the area and to ensure an open dialogue on all matters of importance to the citizens of the 7th District.  
May 4, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rouzer released the statement below following the passage of the American Health Care Act:

March 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rouzer released the statement below following the decision to pull the American Health Care Act from the House floor:

“Today, the House of Representatives fell short of finding 216 votes necessary to repeal and replace as much of Obamacare as allowable under the rules of Budget Reconciliation. 

March 10, 2017 Press Release

Congressman David Rouzer released the statement below regarding the GOP healthcare proposal:

“The GOP healthcare repeal and replacement is a work in progress that will be modified multiple times before passing the House and the Senate.  This budget reconciliation bill is the first of three steps to achieving a replacement with the goal of creating more competition and greater access to quality health care.  I remain cautiously optimistic that Congress will ultimately come together and pass a reconciliation bill that promotes employment and fiscal restraint.” 

March 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rouzer released the statement below following President Donald J. Trump’s first address to the United States Congress:

March 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Rouzer will be hosting a townhall on Monday, March 6th to hear constituent concerns and discuss the priorities of the 115th Congress.  All citizens and press of the 7th District are invited to attend.  Details are below: