GOVERNMENT OF PUERTO RICO MEETS WITH CONGRESS IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION THAT WOULD PROVIDE MEDICAID FUNDING FOR FOUR YEARS

(December 12, 2019 – Washington, D.C.) – The Government of Puerto Rico met this week with Members of Congress to support the bipartisan compromise released last week by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee that includes funding for the Island’s strained health care system. The legislative proposal by the Senate Finance Committee, would provide Puerto RicoContinue reading “GOVERNMENT OF PUERTO RICO MEETS WITH CONGRESS IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION THAT WOULD PROVIDE MEDICAID FUNDING FOR FOUR YEARS”

GOVERNOR OF PUERTO RICO URGES CONGRESS TO ACT ON SENATOR’S MENENDEZ MEDICARE BILL THAT WOULD PROVIDE LOW-INCOME SENIORS SUBSIDIES PRESCRIPTION DRUGS

(December 12, 2019 – Washington, D.C.) – Today, Senator Menéndez (D-NJ) introduced The Territories Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance Equity Act of 2019, which would make Puerto Rico’s low-income Medicare beneficiaries eligible for Medicare Part D subsidies. Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories are currently ineligible for the Medicare Part D low-income subsidies; however, the IslandContinue reading “GOVERNOR OF PUERTO RICO URGES CONGRESS TO ACT ON SENATOR’S MENENDEZ MEDICARE BILL THAT WOULD PROVIDE LOW-INCOME SENIORS SUBSIDIES PRESCRIPTION DRUGS”

Governor Vázquez Garced Announces Plan to Modernize and Strengthen Puerto Rico’s Electrical Grid

(October 24, 2019- La Fortaleza, San Juan ) – Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced announced today the details of Puerto Rico’s Electrical Grid Modernization Plan (GridMod Plan).  In coordination with federal, state, and private sector partners – this plan was developed to strengthen, modernize and transform Puerto Rico’s power grid using industry best practices and acceptedContinue reading “Governor Vázquez Garced Announces Plan to Modernize and Strengthen Puerto Rico’s Electrical Grid”

Puerto Rico Health Secretary Dr. Rafael Rodríguez Meets with Congress to Discuss Critical Medicaid Funding for the Island

(October 24, 2019 – WASHINGTON, D.C.) – On this week of October 21, 2019 the Puerto Rico Health Secretary, Dr. Rafael Rodríguez, held several meetings in Congress regarding ongoing discussions about Puerto Rico’s Medicaid funding. After the enactment of H.R. 4378, “Continuing Appropriations, 2020, and Health Extenders Act 2019,” Puerto Rico and other territories are receivingContinue reading “Puerto Rico Health Secretary Dr. Rafael Rodríguez Meets with Congress to Discuss Critical Medicaid Funding for the Island”