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Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Representing the 43rd District of California

Health Care

I have been a longtime advocate for quality, affordable health care for all Americans, and therefore I am a leader in the current effort to reform health care and health insurance.



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June 18, 2019 Press Release

Rep. Waters Hosts Healthcare Roundtable at Centinela Hospital in Inglewood 

Joins House Democrats’ Healthcare Weekend of Action

December 15, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Waters Statement on Texas Judge Ruling Obamacare Unconstitutional

WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) released the following statement today in response to the ruling of a federal judge in Texas that the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is unconstitutional:

October 21, 2018 In The News

Rep. Waters Discusses Protecting Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid on MSNBC

June 20, 2018 Press Release

Waters Offers Amendments to Provide Treatment for all Substance Abuse Disorders – Rather than only Opioid Addiction

Three Amendments Would Expand Access to Medicaid & Conduct Research for Comprehensive Substance Abuse Treatment

June 14, 2018 Press Release

Waters: Trump’s Decision to Strip Coverage for Preexisting Conditions is Especially Harmful for African Americans   

June 14, 2018 Press Release

Waters Statement on Trump’s Use of the Courts to Deny Americans Healthcare Coverage for Preexisting Conditions 

March 28, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Waters Announces FY2018 Appropriations Letters & Omnibus Accomplishments


WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on the passage of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which provides substantial federal funding increases to many of her legislative priorities through September 30, 2018, the end of the current fiscal year:  


January 19, 2018 Press Release

Waters Introduces Legislation to Increase Federal Funding for Obamacare Outreach  

Provides $1.2 Billion for Navigator Programs and Promotional Activities

December 1, 2017 Press Release

U.S. Postal Service Agrees to Rep. Waters’ Request for a New Alzheimer’s Stamp

Stamp Will Promote Public Awareness and Raise Funds for Research

December 1, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Waters Commemorates World AIDS Day

Urges robust funding for HIV/AIDS programs and health coverage for Americans living with HIV/AIDS

WASHINGTON -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and a congressional leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS, issued a statement in recognition of World AIDS Day, which is celebrated every year on December 1st.  Her statement follows: