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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced legislation today to temporarily remove the exception that prevents Institutions of Mental Disease (IMD) from getting Medicaid support.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement upon the House of Representatives' passage of the HEROES Act. This legislation will directly address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families, essential workers and municipalities.
PHILADELPHIA – Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-02), released the following statement following the President’s announcement that he will be visiting Pennsylvania this week:
PHILADELPHIA, PA – A bipartisan group of members of Congress from southeastern Pennsylvania is pressing for hospitals with the greatest short-term need – including Philadelphia hospitals – to get federal funding priority during the Covid-19 outbreak.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to a recent Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) decision to close COVID-19 testing sites in Philadelphia:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) issued the following statement immediately after the House of Representatives passage this afternoon of the CARES ACT in response to the Coronavirus pandemic:
“This is the largest stimulus bill in American history. And yet, it is still not enough to meet the enormous demands we are facing. There are many positives things in this bill. There are also things that I do not support and should have never been included.
This page provides information about economic resources for workers, job seekers, and employers who may be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be updated as more information and resources become available.
For information on best practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and what do to if you’re sick, please visit the CDC's website.
Philadelphia, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), along with State Senators Vincent Hughes and Tim Kearney, successfully implemented statewide regulatory changes to allow over 130 small craft distilleries in Pennsylvania to produce scarce medical supplies, like hand sanitizers, in response to COVID-19.
Philadelphia, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement after President Trump signed the Families Frist Coronavirus Response Act, a bipartisan agreement between House Democrats and the Trump Administration to bolster the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak and address the severe impacts of the coronavirus on Americans’ personal safety and financial security.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today called on Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar, to establish a Special Enrollment Period for Affordable Care Act Marketplace coverage during the coronavirus pandemic. By doing so, this would allow those who are uninsured or underinsured to obtain the comprehensive coverage they need for coronavirus testing.