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  • Rep. Ted Budd & Colleagues Introduce Bill Supporting Health Reimbursement Accounts
    Posted in Press Releases on November 21, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Washington D.C. -- Today, U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced the Increasing Health Coverage through HRAs Act with Rep. Dan Bishop (R-NC), Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR), and Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA). This legislation codifies into law the Trump Administration’s rule on Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs). HRAs are special employer-based accounts that employers put tax-free funds into for their employees to use to cover medical expenses including out of pocket costs and anything that t... Read more

  • Rep. Ted Budd Introduces Resolution to End Stigma of Substance Abuse Treatment and Recognize Addiction as a Disease
    Posted in Press Releases on November 19, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Washington D.C. -- Today, U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) introduced a House resolution on substance abuse treatment that does three things: Recognizes addiction as a treatable, chronic medical disease involving complex interactions among brain circuits, genetics, the environment, and an individual’s life experience. Supports evidence-based treatment approaches for substance use disorder that address the biological, psychological, and social aspects of the disorder. Supports efforts to preve... Read more

  • Rep. Budd introduces the Flexibility Through Lower Expenses Health Care (FLEX) Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 25, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health

    Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 4484, the Flexibility Through Lower Expenses Health Care (FLEX) Act along with Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD). The bill codifies into law the Trump Administration’s rules on Short Term Limited Duration Insurance (STLDI) and Association Health Plans (AHPs). Specifically, the bill allows small businesses to band together to purchase affordable plans and gives consumers the freedom to purchase lo... Read more

  • Budd Applauds House Repeal Of Independent Payment Advisory Board
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress-DO NOT USE THIS ONE, Health

    WASHINGTON, DC -- US Representative Ted Budd released the following statement after the passage of the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act of 2017: “I am pleased to have voted in favor of repealing the Independent Payment Advisory Board. If someone thought bipartisanship in regards to health care was impossible, they were wrong. Today we saw both Republicans and Democrats come to together in support of the Constitution by restoring the power of policy-making back to Congress. Obamacare cr... Read more

  • Budd To Support American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress-DO NOT USE THIS ONE, Health

    Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement on the American Health Care Act: “If history is any guide I’ll take around 2,000 votes this Congress. Most of them will be forgotten. This is not one of those votes. This vote marks the beginning of the end of Obamacare as we know it. The failure of that law can be seen in the double-digit premium increases and monopoly situation in the individual insurance market in our state. Ultimately, the legislative process is a human process... Read more

  • Ted Budd Opposes American Health Care Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress-DO NOT USE THIS ONE, Health

    Today, U.S. Representative Ted Budd (R-NC) released the following statement regarding the current version of the American Health Care Act 2017. "As currently written, I cannot support the American Health Care Act. This bill leaves the structure of Obamacare in place and does not provide the relief that North Carolina families need from high premiums. I am completely committed to repealing Obamacare and do not think that Congress should take a recess until we have done so." Read more

  • Representative Ted Budd Joins Fight To Halt Governor Roy Cooper’s Illegal Obamacare Expansion Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on January 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Congress-DO NOT USE THIS ONE, Health

    , -- Representative Ted Budd joined Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-8) and seven other Congressional North Carolina Republicans to urge the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to deny Governor Roy Cooper’s Medicaid expansion proposal. “This type of over-reaching illegal executive action is the type of behavior that the American people have voiced against, said Rep. Ted Budd. Obamacare is a disaster, and expanding it goes against the wishes of the thousands of North Carolinians that sent us he... Read more

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