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December 15, 2019 In The News

At a recent roundtable I held on the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs, a panelist and cancer survivor asked a simple question: Does anyone have $13,000 to spend every month on prescription drugs?

Not many Kansans I know do. Nor should they have to. Yet so many folks in our community know the pain of picking up medication they simply can’t afford at the pharmacy counter.

December 13, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, D-3rd Dist., voted Thursday to pass legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs for families across Kansas’ 3rd District.

The Lower Drug Costs Now Act, H.R. 3, gives Medicare the power to negotiate with drug companies for lower drug prices, and makes those lower prices available even to those with private insurance.

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November 20, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, D-3rd Dist., on Monday introduced the Insurance Accountability and Transparency Act to help prevent “surprise” medical billing.

The legislation requires insurance companies to update their provider directories at least once every six months, so patients don’t unintentionally receive out-of-network care.

November 20, 2019 In The News

Rep. Sharice Davids introduced legislation on Monday designed to address the growing issue of surprise medical billing.

The bill, called the Insurance Accountability and Transparency Act, would require insurance companies to update their provider directories at least once every six months so that patients don’t unintentionally go to an out-of-network provider.

November 20, 2019 In The News

Rep. Sharice Davids filed legislation Monday intended to tackle the issue of surprise medical bills.

The Kansas Democrat’s bill would require health insurance companies to update their directories of in-network providers every six months.

October 8, 2019 In The News

A Congressional field hearing held in Kansas City, Kansas, today discussed how to provide high-tech small businesses with the trained technology personnel they need to compete.

October 2, 2019 In The News

More than 20 local female movers and shakers gathered at LMG Construction on Wednesday in Kansas City to talk about entrepreneurship and small businesses. 

Featured speakers included U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, Kansas Labor Secretary Delia Garcia and Mayor Quinton Lucas. 

September 4, 2019 In The News

Ten moderate Democratic freshmen are sending a letter Wednesday to House committee chairs asking that their panels better adhere to the chamber’s rule for offsetting legislation that would add to the deficit. 

August 28, 2019 In The News

Access to quality, affordable healthcare, investment in infrastructure statewide and accessibility of her district offices were among the key topics Rep. Sharice Davids discussed in remarks Tuesday as the featured speaker at Washington Update, a business luncheon presented by the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce.

August 22, 2019 In The News

Segment 1: Davids discusses gun violence, antisemetism and hate, and "Sharice's Shifts"

The August break that federal legislators get is often called a recess, but Rep. Sharice Davids' schedule suggests it's anything but. While back in her home district, Davids shares the concerns she's been hearing from her constituents, and the issues she's focused on for the next session. 

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