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January 31, 2017 Newsletters

Dear Friend,

The 115th Congress is off to a fast start, and I’m hopeful we can deliver on our promises to limit the size and scope of government.

January 13, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) issued the following statement after voting in favor of a resolution to begin the reconciliation process to repeal Obamacare:
September 20, 2016 Press Release

September 20, 2016

For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Cate Cullen (202)225-4921

Palmer Statement on FDA Approval of Exondys 51

February 4, 2016 Press Release
For Immediate Release Washington D.C. – Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) expressed disappointment in the fact that his Democratic colleagues refused to provide a sufficient number of votes to override President Obama’s veto of H.R. 3762, Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015, a budget “reconciliation” bill that repeals critical components of the Affordable Care Act and ends funding for Planned Parenthood.
January 11, 2016 In The News

On Friday, January 8, 2015, President Obama’s vetoed a bill, HR3762, that would have dismantled the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (popularly known as Obamacare), and eliminated federal funding for the nation’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood.

January 7, 2016 In The News

On Wednesday, January 6, Congress passed HR3762, a budget “reconciliation” bill that repeals components of Obamacare and places a one-year moratorium on Planned Parenthood funding. The bill will now go to President Obama’s desk. US Representatives Gary Palmer (R-Hoover), Bradley Byrne (R-Montrose), and Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) released statements supporting the legislation.

January 7, 2016 In The News

The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives sent legislation to President Barack ObamaWednesday after voting to repeal his legacy health law in efforts to fulfill a 2014 promise to voters.

January 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. –  Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) applauded the passage of Senate amendments to H.R. 3762, a budget “reconciliation” bill that repeals critical components of Obamacare.  The bill also places a one-year moratorium on Planned Parenthood funding.  The bill will now go to President Obama’s desk.

August 18, 2015 In The News
Additionally, Congressman Gary Palmer recently visited Snider's Discount Pharmacy in Chelsea, Alabama. Prior to his visit, Congressman Palmer had already supported H.R. 592. His visit to Snider's Discount Pharmacy provided an opportunity for those in attendance to thank him for his support for this bill, but also urge him to support H.R. 793 and H.R. 244, the MAC Transparency Act.
August 17, 2015 Newsletters
Palmer Bill Prompts CMS to Create Grace Period for New Coding System The Protecting Patients and Physicians Against Coding Act, H.R. 2652, a bill I introduced to protect patients against a new federal coding mandate, is already paying dividends. The Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) announced that it will institute a one-year transition period to ICD-10, the medical diagnostic system tied to Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements. While H.R. 2652 would mandate a two-year transition period, this decision by CMS is a welcome announcement that moves the ball in the right direction. This system, which is a five-fold increase in coding, threatens to disrupt access to health care in rural areas and create major problems for smaller practices.