The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), kicked off its agenda for the 113th Congress Thursday with a bipartisan Manufacturing Showcase featuring products manufactured in the subcommittee members’ districts. On display were over 60 individual products made by the members’ constituents, including medical devices, optical fiber, and 3D printers.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today kicked off the 113th Congress with a hearing focused on the Medicare physician payment system.
WASHINGTON, DC – The subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today kicked off its “Our Nation of Builders” hearing series with a focus on the challenges currently facing American manufacturers.
Committee Leaders Request Clarification on Privacy Rules Related to Sharing Mental Health Records for Background ChecksFebruary 14, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA), and Subcommittee Vice Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D.
Excerpt: One matter that has been brought to the committee’s attention is the applicability of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the HIPAA Privacy Rule on the ability of state and local governments to share mental health records with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). To read the letter, click here.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today held a hearing to discuss the current flu season, its impact on Americans and the nation’s preparedness and response efforts. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr.