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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
MONTANA — Representative Matt Rosendale, U.S. Senator Steve Daines, and Governor Greg Gianforte today pushed the Biden administration to issue exemptions to the healthcare worker vaccine mandate for health facilities where Montanans’ access to care, especially in rural communities, is jeopardized. Many hospitals, especially in rural Montana, cannot afford to lose… Read more »
Today, Representative Matt Rosendale voted against H.R. 6119 - Further Extending Government Funding Act, a continuing resolution (CR) which provides continuing appropriations to fund the government through February 18, 2022. Read more »
Washington, D.C. -- Yesterday, Representative Rosendale introduced the Department of Veterans Affairs Telehealth Strategy Act to best serve the healthcare needs of our nation's heroes.
This legislation would direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to develop a strategy, furnished by the Veterans Health Administration, to enhance telehealth accessibility for veterans.
Representative… Read more »
Washington, D.C. -- Last week, Representative Rosendale introduced the Drug Pricing Transparency and Accountability Act. This bill would hold hospitals accountable to their patients by encouraging financial transparency and tightening the current 340B drug pricing program.
Section 340B of the Public Health Service Act allows certain hospitals and health care providers to obtain… Read more »
Washington, D.C. -- Today, Representative Rosendale introduced the Rural Telehealth Expansion Act. This legislation would expand Medicare to cover store-and-forward telehealth services to all 50 states.
Store-and-Forward telehealth services allows for a patient to send electronic communications including photos, messages, and video clips to their primary care providers instead of… Read more »