Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

Health Care

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May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Johnson voted to pass H.R 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a major piece of legislation that addresses two top concerns of the American people – lowering prescription drug prices and defending vital protections for people with pre-existing conditions.  This bill is a critical component of the For The People agenda.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, Rep. Johnson voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act, to block the Trump Administration’s dangerous October 2018 guidance that gives states the ability to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. 

May 1, 2019 Press Release

DECATUR, GA — On Monday, May 13, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), will host the 2019 Resources Fair for constituents looking to not only launch and better their career, but also better their lives and receive valuable information about a range of organizations who may be able to help people throughout Georgia’s 4th District and the entire state.    

For the full program, click HERE

May 1, 2019 In The News

Democrats on Wednesday accused the president of undermining the fight against the opioid epidemic through his efforts to scrap the Affordable Care Act.

“The bottom line is that Trump is trying to talk out of both sides of his mouth on opioid abuse,” said U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, said in a prepared statement.

State Sen. Nan Orrock, D-Atlanta, agreed with Johnson.

April 30, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Offers Bicameral Resolution With New York Congresswoman Grace Meng

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) and Rep. Grace Meng (NY-06) introduced a resolution to designate April 30 as National Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Awareness Day.

April 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) has been recognized by Goodwill Industries International (GII) as a 2019 Policymaker Leader.

Rep. Johnson is receiving the award for demonstrating tremendous support of Goodwill’s public policy and legislative agenda, including criminal justice reform and workforce development.

March 20, 2019 Press Release

On March 19, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) joined heath care activists to celebrate the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) at Central Presbyterian Church in Atlanta and drive home how important the law has been protecting Americans with pre-existing conditions.

March 5, 2019 Press Release

On March 1, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) joined health officials, teachers and parents from across DeKalb County to honor talented elementary school students who competed in the 14th Annual Dental Quiz Bowl Competition.

Hosted at the DeKalb County Board of Health’s Winn Way office, the competition was a day full of celebrating the importance of oral health with giveaways for all students who competed and additional grab bags, awards and medals for the winners.

Congressman Johnson served as the keynote speaker of the program.

January 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) joined House Democrats to take action to protect Georgians health care by passing a resolution that strengthens Congress’s hand to intervene against the Republicans’ monstrous Texas v. U.S. lawsuit, which seeks to strike down the entirety of the Affordable Care Act and its life-saving protections, including for the 4,316,000 in Georgia with pre-existing conditions.

December 17, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, stressed the popularity of the law’s protections as a reason Democrats won back control of the House.

“This 2018 campaign, which yielded Democrats 40 more seats, was premised upon in large part protecting and improving the protections of the Affordable Care Act, and I expect that’s what the House of Representatives under Democratic leadership is pass legislation to do just that,” he said. He called the decision “a fit of judicial activism.”

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Recent Votes

Date Roll Call Bill Vote
5/20/2019 219 H.RES.106 Yea
5/20/2019 218 H.R.1952 Yea
5/17/2019 217 H.R.5 Aye
5/17/2019 216 H.R.5 No