Bustos, Wild Introduce Crisis Care Improvement and Suicide Prevention Act of 2020 As Mental Illness Reaches Epidemic Levels

Leading national organizations call for Crisis Care Improvement legislation 45 percent of adults reported that COVID-19 has negatively impacted mental health WASHINGTON – As our nation continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in the wake of the opioid crisis, U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Susan Wild (PA-07) introduced the Crisis Care Improvement and Suicide […]

Bustos Announces More Than $1.5 Million for Rockford Health Center to Combat Coronavirus

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that Crusaders Central Clinic Association in Rockford will receive a total of $1,620,930 in federal funding to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19). This federal grant was awarded through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and is a direct result of the CARES Act, which Congresswoman Bustos helped […]

Bustos Statement on Mercyhealth-Molina Healthcare Deal Reached

ROCKFORD – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) issued the following statement today, in response to the announcement that Mercyhealth and Molina Healthcare have reached an agreement to ensure that Molina Healthcare Medicaid members will be served at Mercyhealth in Rockford. “While today’s news means that thousands of Medicaid patients in Rockford will continue to have their insurance […]

VIDEO: Bustos Interviews Chief Medical Officer for Digital Health and Innovation at OSF

Dr. Vozenilek: “In this time of need, trusted partners can come together uniquely and provide much more than each individual can do alone.” “We are all deeply thankful for your very early, very diligent and continuous efforts to support the people.” WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) tapped into her roots as a former investigative […]