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I believe the individual health insurance mandate contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act represents a significant overreach by the federal government. It is also fiscally irresponsible. The new taxes and burdensome regulations in this law are driving the cost of healthcare even higher for working families, and straining our healthcare providers and small businesses.

I support reforming healthcare with market-based solutions to empower patients and doctors, and malpractice reforms to protect consumers and provide incentives for best medical practices.

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Sep 26, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer commended the passage today of the conference report of H.R. 6157, the Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, as well as the Continuing Appropriations Act.
Sep 26, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer supported three bills passed by the House of Representatives today to strengthen preparedness for bioterrorism threats and help consumers access information about prescription drug prices.
Sep 12, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer supported legislation passed tonight in the House of Representatives to allow senior citizens greater access to health coverage while ensuring agency transparency.
Sep 12, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded 37 Animal Health and Disease Program grants to advance research. The purpose of the grant program is to understand, diagnose, control, and prevent diseases of agricultural animals.
Jun 22, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer applauded the passage of the bipartisan bill H.R. 6 today in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Jun 20, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer supported the passage of three bills in the House of Representatives today to further address the opioid crisis.
Jun 20, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer supported 18 bills passed in the House of Representatives to address the opioid crisis. This
Jun 15, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer supported a package of bills in the House of Representatives this week to tackle a range of issues caused by the opioid crisis.
Jun 13, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer supported the passage of 25 bills in the House of Representatives, several in which he co-sponsored, today in response to the nationwide public health emergency caused by the misuse of opioids. Over the next two weeks, the House will consider dozens of bills to combat the opioid crisis ranging from issues of over prescribing, pharmacies, and treatment centers.
Jun 6, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer issued the following statement on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai’s request to lift the annual funding cap for the Universal Service Fund's Rural Health Care Program from $400 million to $571 million, to help expand telemedicine services.