WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today began a hearing to discuss the path to getting a permanent solution to the flawed Sustainable Growth Rate for Medical physician payment to the president’s desk. The current patch is set to expire at the end of March.
#SubHealth Kicks Off Discussion of Bipartisan Solutions to Strengthen Medicare and Permanently Resolve SGRJanuary 21, 2015 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement this evening following President Obama’s State of the Union address:
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), has scheduled a hearing for January 27, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “What are the Elements of Sound Data Breach Legislation?”
The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday, January 27, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Examining Public Health Legislation to Help Patients and Local Communities.” Subcommittee members will review a series of bipartisan bills to strengthen public health, including legislation that has previously garnered strong support in the House. The bills that will be reviewed are:
Upton Reaches Out to Heads of HHS, FDA, and NIH Last Week Ahead of President’s State of the Union Address
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of January 19. The committee will continue its work to ensure open Internet protections for consumers, discuss solutions to #KeepthePromise and protect seniors’ access to Medicare physicians, and consider the next steps for coal ash regulation.