Bustos Votes to Improve Health Care for Seniors, Cut Red Tape

Bipartisan legislation would reform prior authorization process to make it easier for seniors to get the care they need WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), voted to pass the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act, legislation that would make it easier for Illinois seniors to get the health care they need. The bill would modernize the antiquated […]

Bustos Releases Reports on Inflation Reduction Act Cost Savings for Local Families 

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released reports detailing the cost savings local families will see following the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. The landmark legislation ensures access to lower health insurance premiums and more affordable prescription drugs for Medicare recipients. “For far too long, Americans have been forced to choose between paying for health care – including […]

Bustos Votes to Pass Inflation Reduction Act

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17),voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, a transformative legislative package to lower families’ health care, prescription drug and energy costs; all while reducing the national debt by $300 billion to ease inflation. Having passed the Senate last week, the bill now heads to the White House for President Biden’s signature.  “For years, […]

Bustos Votes to Advance Telehealth Access

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a longtime champion for increasing telehealth availability, voted to pass the Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act – bipartisan legislation to ensure that Medicare patients can continue to access telehealth services beyond the current public health emergency. The White House has announced its support for the legislation through a Statement of Administration Policy.   “Every […]