Congressman Bishop supports initiatives to make health care more accessible and affordable, protect Medicare beneficiaries’ access to physicians, and increase funding for cancer research. He also supports efforts to combat childhood obesity, extend health insurance coverage for the unemployed, expand community health care centers, reduce physician shortages, and improve veterans’ health care. He supported the new health care law because it makes significant strides toward improving the health and well-being of the citizens of Georgia’s 2nd District.
Congressman Bishop also supports the increased utilization of electronic medical records to reduce medical errors and high administrative costs. In addition, he understands that prevention is important to a healthy population, and he supports additional preventative health care measures for children and adults. He also advocates for increased funding for medical research at the National Institutes of Health and other research institutions.