An expert panel of witnesses today testified at a joint hearing of the Communications and Technology and Health Subcommittees to discuss opportunities for technology to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery cycle of new cures and treatments. Below are key highlights from their testimony.
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The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), on Wednesday held a hearing to explore the recent safety lapses at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention involving anthrax, smallpox, and an avian influenza virus.
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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.
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.
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Modernizing the Business of Environmental Regulation and Protection.”