More on Health Care

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.

Oct 1, 2015

Payne, Lance Lead Group of 94 House Members in Urging CMS to Protect Access to Live-Saving Colorectal Cancer Screenings

A bipartisan group of 94 House members, led by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7), sent a letter to the acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Andrew Slavitt, expressing concerns about proposed cuts in Medicare payments for colorectal cancer screenings and colonoscopies.

Sep 29, 2015

Payne Floor Remarks in Opposition to Defund Planned Parenthood Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) spoke on the House floor in opposition to H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act, which defunds Planned Parenthood for one year.

Sep 11, 2015

Payne Backs Effort to Permanently Extend Health and Compensation Programs for Ailing 9/11 Heroes

Today, on the 14th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced his support for the bipartisan James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act (H.R. 1786).