Today, the House is set to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act – major legislation to lower health care costs for New Mexico families and make significant investments in Medicare. Congressman Luján is a sponsor of the bill.
Echocardiography is used to assess different areas of the heart and can detect heart disease or signs of serious conditions. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, followed closely by stroke as the fourth highest cause of death.
“As the open enrollment period begins, it’s critical that all New Mexicans get covered under a health insurance plan that works best for them and their family. We know that our health hinges on our ability to access affordable health care – and that’s why it’s critical that New Mexicans know they can enroll in a new plan from November 1st through December 15th,” said Luján.
“Given the history of what’s happened in behavioral health in New Mexico over the past eight years, our first priority was to recruit a strong leader from the behavioral health provider community,” said David R. Scrase, M.D. cabinet secretary for the New Mexico Human Services Department.