LATEST SENATOR HEITKAMP
Heitkamp Helps Lead Bipartisan Call to U.S. Health Secretary to Prioritize Need for Quality Rural Health Care
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp helped lead 40 of her Republican and Democratic Senate colleagues in calling on the new U.S. Health Secretary to make quality health care for rural those living in rural communities a priority at the agency.
The bipartisan letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price specifically underscores the need to protect and strengthen health care delivery to rural communities across the country, and for regulators to work with rural health leaders to make sure rules accurately reflect the reality on the ground. Heitkamp led the letter with Republican Senators Roger Wicker of Mississippi and Chuck Grassley of Iowa, as well as Democratic Senator Jon Tester of Montana.
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