Washington, DC: This morning, an initiative authored by Congressman Bilirakis that permanently eliminates the annual limit on per patient therapy expenditures in Medicare became law. The prior law limited services such as physical, occupational or speech therapy to a maximum of $2,010 per year.
“This morning’s vote was difficult for me. I had to balance my serious concerns about adding to the deficit with the multitude of provisions in the bill that will have a tangible positive impact of the lives of my constituents.
WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), co-founder and co-chair of Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, and Gus M. Bilirakis (FL-12), co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues, Wednesday reintroduced a resolution calling on Turkey to cease its violations of the rights and religious freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
For Immediate Release
January 30, 2017
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Please see the statement below from Congressman Bilirakis in response to tonight's State of the Union address.
Washington, DC: Congressman Bilirakis was honored to partner with Dr. George Sigounas, Administrator of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), to host members of the Tampa Bay health care community for a targeted discussion about how the quality of patient care can be improved through the programs over which HRSA has jurisdiction.
Washington DC: The short-term spending bill that is now on its way to the President's desk to become law will extend the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for the next six years. CHIP insures 9 million children throughout the country. A provision authored by Congressman Bilirakis, the CHIP Buy-In program, also made it into the final spending bill.
Washington, DC: Today Congressman Bilirakis proudly announced the first in a series of FEMA grants that will fund flood control projects in Pasco County. This first project will allocate $1.56 million in federal funding for flood management in the Forest Hills neighborhood, located in southwestern Pasco County. This neighborhood experiences chronic flooding stemming from sig