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Rouzer Relaunches Congressional Primary Care Caucus During State of Primary Care Briefing

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WASHINGTON, DC - This week, Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC), Congresswoman Jen Kiggans (R-VA), Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT), and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) relaunched the bipartisan Congressional Primary Care Caucus. The Caucus, which was first created by Congressman Rouzer and Congressman Courtney in 2015, aims to educate Congress on the importance of a…

Rouzer Hears from NC-07 Healthcare Leaders During Roundtable Discussion

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) recently hosted a healthcare roundtable with doctors and community healthcare professionals to discuss the challenges facing our healthcare system.   "As we emerge from the pandemic, we face many other challenges ahead on a number of fronts," said Rep. Rouzer.  "Health care is no exception.  Because…

U.S. House Passes Rouzer Bill Included in Veterans Mental Health Package

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman David Rouzer (NC-07) announced legislation he introduced passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of H.R. 6411, the Supporting the Resilience of Our Nation’s Great Veterans Act of 2022, also known as the STRONG Veterans Act. The STRONG Veterans Act includes the Expanding the Families of Veterans Access to Mental…

Rouzer Statement on State of the Union Address

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Congressman Rouzer released the statement below following President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address: “President Trump laid out a visionary agenda for a strong, secure and more prosperous America.  Tremendous progress has already been made on many fronts.  And if every member of Congress would be willing to come to the table to negotiate with…

Rouzer announces opioid symposium

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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.  “The 7th District of North Carolina is comprised of nine counties with a wide range of…

House advances opioid package to Senate

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 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.   “Opioid addiction is a horrific problem for North Carolina…

Rouzer, Courtney lead letter to HHS in support of new primary care payment model

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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…

Rouzer applauds Trump Administrations Opioid Initiative

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 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…

Rep. Rouzer invites press to observe meeting with New Hanover County Elected Officials

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 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…

Rouzer statement on passage of American Health Care Act

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Congressman Rouzer released the statement below following the passage of the American Health Care Act: “Today, the House of Representatives acted to reverse seven years of disastrous health care policy by repealing as much of Obamacare as allowable under the rules of Budget Reconciliation.  Not only does the American Health Care Act create more choices fostering more…