More on Health Care

Feb 9, 2016

Payne, Jr. Applauds New Obama Proposal for Battling Cancer

As President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that it includes, as part of the national “Moonshot” initiative to eliminate cancer, critical funding to eliminate beneficiary coinsurance for screening colonoscopies with polyp removal.

Feb 2, 2016

Payne, Jr. Denounces House GOP’s Attacks on Health Care of Women & Working Families

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) voted against this latest Republican effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act and defund Planned Parenthood, and called on Republicans to drop their repeated attempts to take away health care from women and hard-working Americans.

Feb 2, 2016

Newark health center opens to serve residents affected by hospital's closure

Nearly eight years since Newark's Saint James Hospital was shut down, elected officials gathered on Monday to celebrate the opening of a new health center designed to serve residents affected by the hospital's closure.

Feb 2, 2016

Lawmakers from All Levels Rally around St. James Health Center Opening

Democratic lawmakers this morning cut the ribbon on a new federally qualified health center that will expand health services in the Ironbound neighborhood thanks in part to $600,000 in Affordable Care Act (ACA) dollars.

Feb 2, 2016

N.J. Leaders Cut Ribbon to Mark Opening of New Saint James Health Center in Newark

U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, U.S. Representatives Albio Sires (N.J.-08), Donald Payne, Jr. (N.J.-10) and Frank Pallone (N.J.-06), joined Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Councilmembers Luis Quintana, Augusto Amador and Anibal Ramos, and members of Newark’s Ironbound community for a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the official opening of the Saint James Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), which will significantly expand quality health services to thousands of local Latino families.

Jan 29, 2016

Payne, PPMNJ Address Impact of Defunding Planned Parenthood on NJ Women

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) hosted a press conference to discuss the impact of defunding Planned Parenthood on women’s health in New Jersey.

Dec 4, 2015

Payne, Menendez, Booker Announce Over $1.4M for Newark Health Centers

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.) today announced $1,469,711 for community health centers in the City of Newark to expand primary care services.

Dec 3, 2015

Reps. Payne, Jr., Mullin Introduce Resolution to Recognize Health and Wellness Coaches

As co-chairs of the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) introduced a House resolution expressing support for health and wellness coaches and National Health and Wellness Coach Recognition Week.

Nov 6, 2015

Payne, Jr. Video Statement on American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month. Nationwide, nearly 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes.

Oct 29, 2015

Payne Announces Opening of Health Insurance Enrollment Centers in Northern New Jersey

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced the opening of health insurance enrollment assistance centers in northern New Jersey. At these centers, individuals and families can sign up for quality, affordable health coverage, discuss their coverage options with enrollment specialists, and learn if they quality for financial assistance. Open enrollment for 2016 starts on November 1, 2015, and runs through January 31, 2016.