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Reps. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36-D) and Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08-R) Lead Bipartisan Letter to CMS

Congressmen Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36-D) and Congressman Larry Bucshon (IN-08-R), both physicians and members of the important U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee led a bipartisan letter to CMS urging the agency to adopt a more flexible policy with respect to establishing Medicare funded GME caps. Doctors Ruiz and Bucshon were joined by 36 of their colleagues, including prominent members of House Republican and Democratic Leadership, Committee Chairman and Ranking Members, asd well as members other members of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, the House committee with primary jurisdiction over federal graduate medical education policy.


Download letter here.


List of Co-signors:

Pete Aguilar (CA-31-D)

Susan Brooks (IN-05-R) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08-R) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Tony Cardenas (CA-29-D) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Kathy Castor (FL-14-D) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Buddy Carter, Buddy (GA-01-R) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Tom Cole (OK-04-R) - Chairman House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies

Chris Collins (NY-27-D) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Joseph Crowley (NY-14-D) - Chair House Democratic Caucus

Diana DeGette (CO-01-D) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Debbie Dingell (Ml-12-D)

Michael Doyle (PA-14-D)

Anna Eshoo (CA-18-D) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Bill Foster (IL-11-D)

Green, Gene (TX-29-D) - Ranking Member Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

H. Morgan Griffith (VA-09-R) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15-D)

Richard Hudson (NC-08-R) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Robin Kelly (IL-02-R)

Joesph Kennedy (MA-04-D) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Ruben Kihuen (NV-04-D)

Derek Kilmer (WA-06-D)

David Loebsack (IA-02-D)

Billy Long (MO-07-R) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Ben Ray Lujan (NM-03-D) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Doris Matsui (CA-06-D) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05-R) - Chair of the House Republican Conference and Member of the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Seth Moulton (MA-06-R)

Markwayne Mullin (OK-02-R) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Tom O'Halleran (AZ-01-D)

Scott Peters (CA-52-D)

Bruce Poliquin (ME-02-R)

Phil Roe, M.D. (TN-01-R) - Chairman of the House Veterans Committee, and Chair of the GOP House Doctor's Caucus

Raul Ruiz (CA-36-D) - House Energy & Commerce Committee

Jan Schakowsky (IL-09-D) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Kurt Schrader (OR-05-D) - Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health

Mark Takano (CA-41-D)

David Young (IA-03-R)




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