Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Apr 8, 2015 Press Release

CMS announced yesterday that Medicare Advantage rates for 2016 will increase by an average of 1.25 percent, a reversal from the 0.95 percent cut CMS proposed in February. Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. fought against the proposed cuts that would have increased costs for seniors and blocked their access to care. He offered the following comment:

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Mar 27, 2015 Press Release

Today, while in Elk Grove to celebrate March for Meals month with local seniors, Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. announced that he’s returning his 2014 pension to the U.S. Treasury to pay down the U.S. debt, keeping the oath he made to the people of Sacramento County to decline his Congressional pension until Medicare and Social Security are secure.

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Mar 26, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly approved sweeping changes to the Medicare program on Thursday in the most significant bipartisan policy legislation to pass through that chamber since Republic

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Mar 25, 2015 In The News

Despite how it sometimes looks from outside the halls of the Capitol, there are members of Congress, from both sides of the aisle, who are working together to make big, bold decisions for the futur

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Jul 1, 2014 In The News

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case is a serious step backward for women’s health.

Jun 25, 2014 In The News

Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, and a Republican House colleague from North Carolina, Mark Meadows, introduced a bill Thursday that would extend visas for U.S.-educated foreign doctors to ease a shorta

Jun 10, 2014 In The News

Now that the historic elections in the world’s largest democracy are complete and India has ushered in a new leadership, we must keep in mind the importance of the United States-India relationship,