Press Releases

July 17, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement in response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) proposed rulemaking to approve the Physical Reliability Standard submitted by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC):
July 17, 2014 | Press Release
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, chaired by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Laboratories of Democracy: The Economic Impacts of State Energy Policies.”
July 17, 2014 | Press Release
ONC Response Fails to Address Committee’s Concerns
July 17, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittees on Communications and Technology and Health today held a joint hearing to discuss how the intersection of technology and health care in the 21st century can accelerate the #Path2Cures. Members heard from experts in both the health and technology fields regarding opportunities for the health care industry to embrace advances in technology.
July 16, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing with witnesses Kay Daly and Joyce Greenleaf from the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
July 16, 2014 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT), today highlighted a new GAO report entitled, “MEDICAID: Assessment of Variation among States in Per-Enrollee Spending,” which details variations in state Medicaid spending while examining the administrative and demographic factors that influence such spending.

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