WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today congratulated incoming full committee Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) upon her appointment to the House Budget Committee. The Budget Committee will work to provide a framework to address the trillion dollar deficits of the last four years and the $16 trillion debt that has plagued the American economy.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today will convene a hearing with federal and state officials to discuss the implementation and regulation of the health exchanges and Medicaid expansion established in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Governors, members of Congress, and state officials have sent numerous letters requesting this basic information.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep.
WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today issued the following statement on the Federal Communications Commission’s newly created “Technology Transitions Policy Task Force”:
Grassley, Upton Seek Details of Potential Conflicts of Interest for Health Care Firms Involved in Implementation of Health LawDecember 10, 2012 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC –Rep. Fred Upton and Sen. Chuck Grassley today asked two health care companies for information on whether they would limit any potential conflicts of interest presented by their involvement in implementing and potentially providing services under the health care reform law.
Excerpt: Our offices have learned that UnitedHealth Group, through its subsidiary, Optum, purchased QSSI in late September 2012. UnitedHealth Group now owns both Optum and QSSI; it also owns UnitedHealth, a major national provider of health care plans and competitor to offer health plans expected to particpate in a federal exchange.