WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT), today sent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner a letter asking for clarification regarding CMS’s issuance of a waiver pertaining to Arkansas’ M
Excerpt: Despite CMS’s failure to review the details of Arkansas’ proposal, the state’s waiver assumptions generate real extra costs for federal taxpayers. GAO estimated that the spending limit that CMS approved for the state demonstration is $778 million higher than it would have been if actual payment rates for services provided to newly-eligible adult beneficiaries were included across the duration of the proposal
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Still-Incomplete Health Exchange Spells More Trouble for Obamcare as Second Enrollment Period ApproachesSeptember 15, 2014 | ICYMI
With the second open enrollment period approaching, reports indicate there is more trouble ahead for the president’s health care law. The Energy and Commerce Committee uncovered last November that the back end of the health exchanges had yet to be built.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a policy paper written by the majority staff entitled “Major Projects, Major Problems,” which highlights how the Obama administration has stymied the construction and expansion of major job-creating projects, particularly in the energy field.
WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of September 15, 2014. The committee will review legislation to recruit minorities for energy jobs, oversee FCC budget and management, examine the effects of cross-border data flows, explore effective suicide prevention efforts, and continue the 21st Century Cures initiative with a discussion on the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.