Congresswoman Trahan firmly believes that access to quality, affordable healthcare is a basic human right and that in the wealthiest nation on earth, no one should worry that getting sick could mean bankruptcy for their families. As a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and its Subcommittees on Health and Oversight and Investigations, holding jurisdiction over matters like mental health, health disparities, biomedical research, and public health insurance programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Congresswoman Trahan is acting to make sure people with preexisting conditions and underserved minorities, like women, get the resources and treatment they need.
Inflation Reduction Act
In the wealthiest nation on earth, Congresswoman Trahan believes no one should lack access to quality, affordable healthcare. She proudly voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, which lowers health insurance premiums and expands coverage for millions. For Massachusetts, that means a projected 57,000 more people with access to coverage and hundreds of thousands of dollars saved. Specifically, the legislation
Lowering Prescription Drug Prices
Big pharma companies have continued to increase the prices of prescription drugs people need to survive, forcing too many Americans to choose between paying for their life-saving prescriptions and other basic, everyday needs. The Inflation Reduction Act tackled the issue head-on by taking unprecedented actions to ensure individuals can access the medicine they need–at a cost they can afford. Specifically, the legislation
Additional Supported Legislation
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