The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, July 8, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Medicaid at 50: Strengthening and Sustaining the Program.” Witnesses from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Government Accountability Office, and Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission will testify.
Committee Leaders Question Administration’s Decision to Ease Fraud Reduction Targets in Medicaid ProgramJuly 1, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) today sent a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt in their continued oversight of the Medicaid program. Upton and Murphy write, “Specifically, the committee is looking into why the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) eased its improper payment rate target for 2015.”
#SubCommTech to Exercise Oversight of Proposed Internet Transition; Members to Hear from ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade and NTIA’s Larry StricklingJune 30, 2015 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, July 8, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Internet Governance Progress After ICANN 53.”
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee members today sent a letter to the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting a review of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) budget development process and fee collection determination as part of the committee’s ongoing oversight to ensure efficient NRC operations and to increase agency accountability.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on the EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics (MATS) rule.
Bipartisan Committee Leaders Press Administration on Preparedness Efforts in Midst of Avian Influenza OutbreakJune 29, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to Dr. Nicole Lurie, the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, seeking details regarding the administration’s “emergency preparedness in response to the spread of avian influenza.”