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Rep. Rosendale Sends Letter to IRS Demanding Greater HSA Accessibility

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02), sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Daniel Werfel urging smarter utilization of Health Saving Accounts (HSA) to incentivize better health outcomes for Americans. An HSA lets patients put aside money on a pre-tax basis to pay for qualified medical expenses. It also makes it easier…

Rep. Rosendale Sends Letter to Air Force Secretary on Study Revealing Likely Carcinogens Found at Malmstrom AFB

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02) sent a letter to General Thomas Bussiere, Commander of the Air Force Global Strike Command, requesting an update on an Air Force study published this week that detected unsafe levels of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB), a possible carcinogen, at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls, Montana. “I’m deeply concerned by…

Rep. Rosendale Sends Letter to VA Secretary Requesting PACT Act Backpay Deadline Extension to August 2024

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02) sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary McDonough requesting an extension to the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act deadline to submit a retroactive claim or an intent to file claim that expires tonight at midnight to…

Rep. Rosendale Votes in Favor of Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02) voted in favor of H.R. 4366, the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. This piece of legislation fully funds veterans’ health care and benefits programs while cutting wasteful spending on the radical left’s biggest priorities. The bill also includes an amendment by Congressman…

Rep. Rosendale Introduces Islet Transplantation Bill

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02) introduced the Increase Support for Life-saving Endocrine Transplantation Act or ISLET Act to improve outdated regulation of islet transplants for patients with Type 1 Diabetes. Islets are micro-organs found in the pancreas that secrete hormones like insulin, which those with Type 1 Diabetes cannot produce on their own. Islet…

Rosendale, Daines, Zinke Introduce Bill to Protect, Expand Montana Veterans' Access to Community Care

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02), Senator Steve Daines, and Congressman Ryan Zinke (MT-01) introduced a bicameral bill to ensure Montana veterans’ access to mental health care in their local communities. “Since coming to Congress and serving as the Chairman of the VA Subcommittee on Technology Modernization, I have prioritized ensuring veterans have the…

Rosendale Reacts to Billings Clinic and Logan Health Announcement of Possible Merger

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02) issued the following statement after Billings Clinic and Logan Health announced today that they signed a Letter of Intent to explore uniting the two organizations into one health system. “The combined health system that Billings Clinic and Logan Health will explore creating has the potential to address challenges facing health care…

Rosendale Named Chairman of VA Subcommittee on Technology Modernization; Introduces Legislation to Terminate Oracle Cerner Electronic Health Record Program

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Serving his second term on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02) was named Chairman of the Subcommittee on Technology Modernization. This subcommittee has legislative, oversight, and investigative jurisdiction over the Department of Veterans’ Affairs enterprise technology modernization programs and projects, including the Electronic…

Rep. Rosendale and Republican Colleagues Demand Answers from VA Secretary Over Mishandling of Private Medical Information

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Matt Rosendale (MT-02) led a letter with his colleagues to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis R. McDonough regarding the department’s failure to protect personally identifiable information, specifically relating to COVID-19 vaccination status of its employees, medical students, and volunteers. “This failure would never have happened if…

Rep. Rosendale Applauds VA Health Care Announcement

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REP. ROSENDALE APPLAUDS VA HEALTH CARE ANNOUNCEMENT WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a year of pressing the Biden Administration, Congressman Matt Rosendale secured a win for veterans by ensuring that current IT modernization problems are not compounded. Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that they would delay further implementation of the Oracle Cerner electronic health record…