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Johnson Co-Sponsors Legislation Designed to Improve Prescription Access for Medicare Beneficiaries

| Posted in Press Releases

Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement regarding H.R. 4841, the Standardizing Electronic Prior Authorization for Safe Prescribing Act, which is designed to improve access for Medicare beneficiaries. The bill was introduced by Reps. Johnson, David Schweikert (R-AZ), Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), and Mike Thompson (D-CA):

Bill Johnson on House Passage of H.R. 1314, the Bipartisan Budget Act

| Posted in Press Releases

Earlier today, Congressman Johnson voted for the Bipartisan Budget Act (H.R. 1314) to ensure that America does not go into default on our financial obligations, and to begin making structural reforms to preserve Social Security and undo Obamacare. The bill was approved by the House of Representatives in a bipartisan vote of 266-167:

Seniors are losing under Obamacare

| Posted in Opinion Pieces

Washington Times Published February 18, 2014 By: Bill Johnson One of the most troubling aspects of President Obama’s takeover of health care is the more than $200 billion in cuts that Obamacare is taking from the Medicare Advantage (MA) program – a program that over 15 million seniors and individuals with disabilities have chosen to enroll in across the United States. As of January 2014, Ohio had ...

The Fiscal Cliff: Washington’s Spending Problem

| Posted in Opinion Pieces

The Fiscal Cliff: Washington’s Spending Problem As America nears what many are calling the “fiscal cliff”, I believe it’s important to understand what the fiscal cliff is, how we got here, how we can avoid going off of it, and if we go off the cliff, what that will mean to families and small businesses already struggling to make ends meet in this fragile economy. The fiscal cliff is the combinatio...