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Congressman James Comer

Representing the 1st District of Kentucky

Healthcare

As healthcare costs continue to skyrocket and choices diminish, it is clear our nation’s healthcare system is failing the American people. We must restore competition in the marketplace, expand access to high-quality care and end the one-size-fits-all approach taken in recent years.

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April 30, 2019 Press Release

This April, I spent the two-week district work period in several counties throughout the 1st District. We’re off to a busy start in Washington this year, and district work periods afford me the important opportunity to hear about how Washington can better serve our citizens. As I travel throughout the district, I am reminded of the important perspectives of those in Western and Central Kentucky which help shape policy in agriculture, healthcare, energy, education and so much more.

October 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) honored Wendy Davis-Wilson, Jeff and Benita Davis and Brooke Kelly of Carlisle County, Kentucky for their efforts to aid and promote adoption during a speech on the floor of the US House of Representatives Thursday morning.

 

May 5, 2017 Press Release

Does this bill protect people with pre-existing conditions? – YES

The AHCA keeps protections for pre-existing conditions. Insurance companies will not be allowed to deny or limit coverage based on a pre-existing condition. All of these current protections will remain the law.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman James Comer (KY-01) released the following statement on the passage of the American Health Care Act:

Today, I voted to repeal and replace Obamacare with a health care bill that ends Washington’s failed one-size-fits-all approach to health care, which has left Americans paying more every year for fewer options and with less access to care.

March 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Comer had the opportunity to ride on Air Force One with President Trump yesterday to and from Louisville.

The congressman spoke at length with the president about health care in the first district. The president mentioned Congressman Comer's name twice during his nationally televised speech last night.

This morning, in a Republican congressional meeting with all 241 GOP members, President Trump referenced Congressman Comer several times during his closing arguments with the undecided members on the health care bill.