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  • Brown, Senate Democrats Urge CMS to Publicize Medicare Special Enrollment Period

     U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined Senate colleagues in sending a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to urge them to publicize the existence of a Special Enrollment Period for beneficiaries who enrolled in health care pla...…Read More

    Posted on 12/6/2019 | Medicare, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Medicare Special Enrollment
  • Brown Leads Democrats in Urging CMS to Increase Childhood Lead Screenings

    Following National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week last week, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) led a group of Democrats in urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to do more t...…Read More

    Posted on 10/28/2019 | Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, Childhood Lead Screenings, CMS
  • ICYMI: Report Finds Effective Treatment for Opioid Addiction More Accessible in States that Expanded Medicaid

     In case you missed it, a recent study published by the Urban Institute found that states that expanded M...…Read More

    Posted on 8/23/2019 | Prisons, Medicare, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, opioid epidemic, insurance, Health Care, Prevention, Healthcare
  • As Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services Considers Rule Change, Brown Urges Agency to Make Life-Saving Colorectal Cancer Screenings More Accessible to Seniors

    Today, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) urged the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to take the necessary steps to protect seniors from unexpected, out-of-pocket costs following preventive colonoscopies as the Agency considers its annual rule changes. Currently, Medicare charg...…Read More

    Posted on 7/30/2019 | Cancer, Medicaid, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Cancer Screenings, Medicare, older americans
  • Senate Passes Water Infrastructure Bill with Key Clean Water & Buy America Provisions Introduced By Brown

    Today, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act, which authorizes more than $2 billion in funding that Brown worked to secure in order to help Ohio communities invest in clean water. The bill will help Ohio communities invest in water infrastructure and pr...…Read More

    Posted on 10/10/2018 | Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Water infrastructure, American Workers, Department of Health and Human Services, Water Resources Development Act
  • Brown Takes to Senate Floor to Demand Funding Extension for CHIP