Health Care

Comer, Oversight Republicans Renew Demand for Answers on Rampant Improper Payments in Medicaid Program

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By: House Oversight Committee Press Release WASHINGTON—Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and Oversight Republicans wrote a follow-up letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure renewing their demand for answers regarding the massive number of improper payments made by the Medicaid program. CMS’s...

Grothman Introduces Dillon’s Law

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Congressmen Glenn Grothman (WI-06) has introduced Dillon’s Law, a bill that will incentivize states to allow “good Samaritans” to save lives. This bill will allow states to use existing federal grant money for preventative health services to be used to train individuals to carry and administer epinephrine. The bill was inspired by Dillon Mueller, a Mishicot, WI native who tragically passed away in...

Grothman on the Effectiveness of One Vaccine Dose Strategy

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Today, after news that a study conducted by Sheba Medical Center in Israel showed that one dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine can be up to 85 percent effective in protecting against COVID-19 three to four weeks after inoculation, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Institute of Health (NIH) to further consider the...

House Resolution Calls for CDC and FDA to Back Vitamin D for COVID-19

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By: World Health U.S. Representative Glenn Grothman (R-WI) recently introduced a resolution (HR 116) which recognizes the benefits of vitamin D intake for the prevention of respiratory infection and COVID-19 complications, and, if enacted, would instruct the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to “issue guidance on vitamin D intake for the el...

Steil, Grothman lead colleagues to urge President Biden to protect jobs for workers with cognitive disabilities

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By: Congressman Bryan Steil Press Release WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Wisconsin Congressmen Bryan Steil (WI-01) and Glenn Grothman (WI-06) urged President Joe Biden to protect jobs for workers with cognitive disabilities. Congresswoman Diana Harshbarger (TN-01) and Congressman Madison Cawthorn (NC-11) joined Steil and Grothman in this effort. Read more on the importance of protecting these jobs in Emp...

House Resolution Recognizes Vitamin D for Decreasing the Severity of COVID-19

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By: Whole Foods Magazine Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn Grothman (R-WI) has introduced a House Resolution (H. Res. 116) that recognizes the benefits of vitamin D intake for preventing respiratory infection and COVID–19 complications, and encourages the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue guidance on vitamin D intake for e...

Grothman’s Vitamin D Resolution

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Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) today introduced a House Resolution to recognize the significant role vitamin D may play in the fight against COVID-19. This past December, 120 health, science and medical experts from the U.S., U.K., and Europe sent an open letter to world governments stating that there is clear evidence that Vitamin D reduces COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and deaths. T...

Dr. Fauci Endorses Vitamin D

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Today, Congressman Glenn Grothman (WI-06) released the following statement after news that Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has made a public assertion that vitamins D and C can “lessen your susceptibility to infection” and recommended that people take vitamin D supplements as he does. In April, Grothman sent a letter to Robert Redfield, Dir...

Grothman Introduces Bill to Increase Insulin Competition and Affordability

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Congressmen Glenn Grothman (WI-06) introduced legislation to help increase competition in the insulin market, expand availability to affordable insulin products and lower costs to patients who depend on insulin. The Biosimilar Insulin Access Act will waive interchangeability requirements for insulin products granted biosimilar approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This would enable p...

Glenn Grothman on target about tie between vitamin D and COVID-19, but vitamin D isn’t a known cure

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By: Haley BeMiller, For PolitiFact -- People across the globe continue to seek answers on how to defeat the coronavirus that has sickened millions. One proposed solution has gained attention in recent weeks: Vitamin D. A link between vitamin D and COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, caught the eye of U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-Glenbeulah. In a May 21, 2020 news release, Grothman enco...

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