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Balderson, Kelly Launch Congressional Digital Health Caucus

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) and Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-2) announced the establishment of a Congressional Digital Health Caucus. The Caucus aims to inform policymakers of the rapid advancements in digital health innovation, highlighting the potential impacts on patients and the health care system, and ensuring that all Americans benefit from the…

Balderson Recap: Looking Back at 2023

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This past January marked the beginning of the 118th Congress. With Republicans regaining control of the House of Representatives, we were able to bring oversight and fiscal responsibility back to Washington.  At the start of the year, I was selected to serve on the Energy and Commerce Committee, which has the broadest jurisdiction of any committee in Congress–from securing our…

Balderson-Led Bill to Combat Opioid Addiction Passes House, Heads to Senate

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WASHINGTON D.C. – This week, the House overwhelmingly passed the Remote Opioid Monitoring Act by a vote of 386-37. The bill, which was introduced by U.S. Representatives Troy Balderson (OH-12) and Robin Kelly (IL-02) in June, would direct the federal government to conduct a study on the benefits and efficacy of remote monitoring technology that would enable healthcare providers to…

Balderson, Porter, Dunn and Murphy Introduce Bill Expanding Remote Monitoring Access for Seniors

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WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Reps. Troy Balderson (R-OH), Katie Porter (D-CA), Neal Dunn, M.D., (R-FL), and Greg Murphy, M.D., (R-NC) introduced the Expanding Remote Monitoring Access Act, bipartisan legislation that would ease restrictions on health care providers and allow more seniors to benefit from remote monitoring services. The remote monitoring program has the potential to further…

Balderson, Kuster Warn FDA of Looming Drug Supply Chain Disruptions

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WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Representatives Troy Balderson (R-OH) and Ann Kuster (D-NH) led a bipartisan letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning of possible drug shortages and supply chain disruptions if the FDA fails to act ahead of the enforcement deadline of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA). The letter outlines issues facing pharmaceutical manufacturers,…

Balderson, Kelly Introduce Legislation to Combat Prescription Opioid Abuse

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (R-OH) and Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) introduced legislation to enable health care providers to track and ensure the well-being of patients who are prescribed opioids. The Remote Opioid Monitoring Act would create a study focusing on the benefits and efficacy of remote monitoring.  “The opioid epidemic has been indiscriminate,…

Balderson Applauds Passage of Legislation Cracking Down on Drug Traffickers, Saving Lives

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Troy Balderson announced the passage of the HALT Fentanyl Act in the House of Representatives today, which provides law enforcement with the necessary certainty and stability to go after drug traffickers and keep illicit fentanyl out of our communities. "The HALT Fentanyl Act will save lives and help put traffickers…

Balderson Issues Statement on the Passage of the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023

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Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) released the following statement today following the passage of the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023: "Every child born in America today is starting off with a $100,000 share of the $31 trillion national debt hanging over their heads. "This is unsustainable, irresponsible, and cruel to future generations. The Limit, Save, Grow Act is a sensible plan…

Office of Congressman Troy Balderson to Host Mobile Office Hours at Licking County Library

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Caseworkers and field staff from the Office of U.S. Congressman Troy Balderson will be available for in-person office hours at the Licking County Library on Thursday, March 9, 2023. No appointment is necessary and walk-ins are welcome. "I am proud of the team I have assembled to serve the residents of Licking County," said Congressman Balderson. "My staff offers…

Balderson Introduces Legislation to Expand Telehealth Access, Empower Rural Americans with Options

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Troy Balderson (OH-12) led Representatives Susie Lee (NV-03), Ashley Hinson (IA-02), and Joe Neguse (CO-02) on Tuesday in introducing bipartisan legislation to expand and improve access to telehealth services for all Americans. “Better access to quality health care services via telehealth has been a game-changer for Ohio’s rural communities,” said…

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