THE DEADLINE FOR REPRESENTATIVES TO SIGN ONTO THE BERA/BUCHSON LETTER IS FRIDAY, OCT. 16.
Another push to urge House leaders to introduce a bill in the House of Representatives to stop the 9% Medicare cuts to therapy services. This affects every physical therapy setting.
Please send to your representative to ask them to sign on as soon as possible. If you have already reached out, please follow up and let them know of the deadline extension.
An email template with talking points can be found below and the sign on letter can be found HERE.
District 1: Bradley Byrne @ 202-225-4931
District 2: Martha Roby @ 202-225-2901
District 3: Mike Rogers @ 202-225-3261
District 4: Robert Aderholt @ 202-225-4876
District 5: Mo Brooks @ 202-225-4801
District 6: Gary Palmer @ 202-225-4921
District 7: Terri Sewell @ 202-225-2665
Thank you again for your assistance with this!
SUBJECT: Medicare Payment Cuts Congressional Sign On Letter – Deadline Extended to Friday, October 16
I want to flag the attached bipartisan “Dear Colleague” letter to House Leadership that is being circulated by Rep. Bera and Rep. Bucshon regarding the urgency of addressing impending deep cuts to Medicare providers, and asking them to include a fix in end-of-the-year legislation. As you may know, physical therapy is scheduled for 9% cut on January 1, 2021. I would greatly appreciate it if your office would consider signing on to the letter.
The deadline to sign has been extended to Friday, October 16. If you have any questions, please contact Colleen Nguyen with Rep. Bera (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dylan Moore with Rep. Bucshon (Dylan.email@example.com).
Bera, Bucshon, Boyle, Holding, Ruiz, Marshall, Finkenauer, Wenstrup
Current Signers (103):
Allen, Armstrong, Axne, Babin, Beatty, Biggs, Bilirakis, Blunt Rochester, Bost, Brindisi, Brownley, Buchanan, Bustos, Butterfield, Cárdenas, Cicilline, Cisneros, Correa, Courtney, Cox, Craig, Rodney Davis, Dean, Demings, DeSaulnier, Deutch, Duncan, Dunn, Emmer, Evans, Fitzpatrick, Gallego, Gianforte, Gooden, Griffith, Guest, Harris, Hastings, Hern, Herrera Beutler, Hill, Horsford, Dusty Johnson, Joyce (PA), Kelly (PA), Kim, Krishnamoorthi, Kuster, Lamb, Latta, Lee (NV), Lesko, Lofgren, Long, Lowenthal, Luria, Lynch, McBath, McKinley, Meuser, Miller, Murphy (NC), Napolitano, Holmes Norton, O’Halleran, Olson, Panetta, Pappas, Perlmutter, Peterson, Posey, Price, Reschenthaler, Rice (SC), Roby, Roe, Rose (NY), Rouda, Ruiz, Ruppersberger, Schneider, Schrader, Schrier, David Scott, Shalala, Smith (MO), Soto, Stefanik, Steube, Suozzi, Mike Thompson, Torres, Trone, Turner, Van Drew, Walorski, Waltz, Welch, Wexton, Wild, Joe Wilson.
I really appreciate your consideration. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thank you!