Texans who get their health insurance from a large employer are more likely to get a surprise bill in an emergency compared to people with similar plans in other states, according to research published Thursday.
June 19, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, announced that he will co-chair the Congressional Pediatric and Adult Hydrocephalus Caucus. His chairmanship was welcomed by the Hydrocephalus Association (HA) and the Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation (PHF). Rep. Doggett will share the chair responsibilities of the bipartisan House caucus with Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ).
June 18, 2019
Texas is now among more than a dozen states that have cracked down on the practice of surprise medical billing.
June 18, 2019
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas — David Winnett has seen a lot. He retired from the Marines as a captain after spending 20 years and countless tours around the world.
June 18, 2019
AUSTIN, Texas — About 32 million Americans, one in 10, will have some kind of medical device implanted in their bodies. A joint, a pump, a piece of wire or mesh. We expect that these devices undergo rigorous testing and approval. But the KVUE Defenders discovered the FDA does not require the same standards for medical devices as it does prescription drugs.
June 14, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior member on the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after this afternoon’s news of the Department of Justice’s opinion refusing to turn over President Trump’s tax returns:
June 13, 2019
Calling state officials "Trumpettes" trying to avoid accountability and obstruct access to the truth, U.S. Reps. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, and Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, pressured Gov. Greg Abbott, former Secretary of State David Whitley, and Attorney General Ken Paxton to fork over documents requested by the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform as it investigates Texas' flawed and discriminatory voter purge.
June 10, 2019
Austin, T.X. — Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) released the following statement in memory of his longtime friend Bill Wittliff:
June 5, 2019
Rep. Doggett discusses how Trump's reckless tariffs could endanger Texas consumers and businesses.
June 4, 2019
Washington, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives, urging passage of H.R. 6, the Dream and Promise Act, of which he is a sponsor. This landmark legislation would finally create a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers and for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) recipients. The House of Representatives just passed the legislation following debate.