More on Health Care

Oct 5, 2015

Reps. Bass, McDermott introduce legislation to ensure former foster youth can keep health insurance in other states

Reps. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) and Jim McDermott (D-Wash.)—Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth—announced today they introduced H.R. 3641, the “Health Insurance for Former Foster Youth Act of 2015,” legislation that will close a loophole and guarantee that foster youth will still receive health insurance through Medicaid until they turn 26 years old regardless of their state of residence.

Mar 6, 2015

Statement on the last Ebola patient in Liberia being discharged

Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement after the last Ebola patient in Liberia was discharged from a treatment center in Monrovia.

Jan 8, 2015

Statement opposing the 54th Republican Attempt to Undermine the Affordable Care Act

Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement after voting to oppose the Sabotage American Workers Act of 2015.

Nov 25, 2014

Hundreds of Angelenos sign up for healthcare coverage at Rep. Karen Bass' Healthcare Resource Fair & Town Hall

Last Saturday, Congresswoman Karen Bass joined hundreds of families, insurance seekers, and healthcare advocates for a Healthcare Resource Fair and Town Hall.

Nov 22, 2014

Healthcare Resource Fair and Town Hall

Come join us for a healthcare resource fair. Find out how Obamacare can help you and your family!

Nov 13, 2014

Cicilline, Bass Introduce Congressional Resolution to Honor Health Workers Responding to Ebola

Following a House Foreign Affairs committee hearing entitled “Combatting Ebola in West Africa: The International Response” with top administration officials from the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Representatives David N. Cicilline (D-RI) and Karen Bass (D-CA) today introduced a congressional resolution to acknowledge and thank medical professionals and volunteers for their extraordinary courage in responding to the Ebola outbreak.

Oct 24, 2014

Statement on Dr. Craig Spencer being diagnosed with Ebola

Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member on the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement after Dr. Craig Spencer tested positive for Ebola in New York City:

Oct 16, 2014

The Hill: US personnel will staff Liberian Ebola hospital

A trio of House Democrats—including Rep. Karen Bass—concerned that there are not enough healthcare workers in Liberia called Wednesday for President Obama to allow U.S. troops to provide direct care to Ebola patients.

Oct 15, 2014

MSNBC: Rep. Karen Bass discusses Ebola outbreaks in Texas

Tonight, Rep. Karen Bass joined All with Chris Hayes to discuss the importance of preparing healthcare workers to combat Ebola.