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  • Seniors Task Force Co-Chairs Schakowsky and Matsui take on Republican Efforts to Raise Costs for Seniors
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Seniors

    This week the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) independent Actuary told leaders of the Senate Finance and House Energy & Commerce Committees that Trumpcare would lead to higher Medicare Part B premiums for seniors across the country in order to provide a tax break to pharmaceutical corporations. The CMS Actuary estimated that Medicare Part B premiums would increase by $8.7 billion in total over the next ten years. Medicare Part B covers a wide array of services that Medicare benef... Read more

  • House Democratic Caucus Seniors Task Force Names Five Vice Chairs for 115th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Seniors

    Reps. Roybal-Allard, Beatty, Lujan Grisham, Dingell, and Crist to join Co-Chairs Matsui & Schakowsky as part of Task Force Leadership Today, Seniors Task Force Co-Chairs, Reps. Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) announced the appointment of five Vice Chairs of the House Democratic Caucus Seniors Task Force. The Vice Chairmanships will be held by Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA), Joyce Beatty (D-OH), Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), and Charlie Crist (D-FL). The ... Read more

  • Congresswoman Matsui Statement on CMS ProposedMedicare Part B Demonstration Project
    Posted in Press Releases on May 17, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Seniors

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5/17/2016 Contact: Lauren Dart 202-225-7163 Congresswoman Matsui Statement on CMS Proposed Medicare Part B Demonstration Project Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) released the following statement in conjunction with the House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee’s consideration of CMS’s Proposed Medicare Part B Demonstration Project: “As we consider varying perspectives on the newMedicare Part B Demonstration Project proposed by CMS, we must remain focused on craft... Read more

  • Seniors Task Force Co-Chairs Statement on Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 20, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Seniors

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2016 MEDIA CONTACT Sam Avery (Schakowsky): 202-225-2111 Lauren Dart (Matsui): 202-225-7163 Seniors Task Force Co-Chairs Statement on Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act Today, Seniors Task Force Co-Chairs Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Doris Matsui (D-CA), released the following statement after the President signed the reauthorization of the Older Americans Act: “The Older Americans Act is a vital part of our efforts to ensure that seniors are secure in their re... Read more

  • Chairman Becerra, Seniors Task Force Chairs Call on Speaker Ryan to Reject Budget Proposal That Cuts Seniors Programs
    Posted in Press Releases on March 3, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Seniors

    For Immediate Release March 3, 2016 Contacts: Sarah Lovenheim (Becerra), 202-225-7295 Miranda Margowsky (Becerra), 202-226-4501 Sam Avery (Schakowsky), 202-225-2111 Lauren Dart (Matsui), 202-225-7163 CHAIRMAN BECERRA, SENIORS TASK FORCE CHAIRS CALL ON SPEAKER RYAN TO REJECT BUDGET PROPOSAL THAT CUTS SENIORS PROGRAMS Today, Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) and Seniors Task Force Co-Chairs, Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) and Doris Matsui (CA-06), released the following statement after sen... Read more

  • Rep. Matsui Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid
    Posted in Press Releases on July 28, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Seniors

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 28, 2015 CONTACTS: Julie Eddy(202) 225-7163 Rep. Matsui Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid Celebration tomorrow brings together seniors, community leaders and Members of Congress to recognize five decades of successful programs Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), co-chair of the House Democratic Caucus Seniors Task Force, will join advocacy groups and House Democrats tomorrow to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid becoming... Read more

  • Rep. Doris Matsui Co-Sponsors Alzheimer's Legislation, Seeks to Provide Better Care and Support to A
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2008 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Seniors

    Rep. Doris Matsui Co-Sponsors Alzheimer’s LegislationSeeks to Provide Better Care and Support to Alzheimer’s Patients Today, Rep. Doris Matsui (CA-05) became a co-sponsor of the Alzheimer’s Treatment and Caregiver Support Act. The bill would expand treatment and support services for Americans affected by Alzheimer’s disease. “Millions of Americans suffer from this disease, and have to rely on their family members and loved ones for support. They provide comfort and care to the victims of Alzhei... Read more

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