May 31, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – In recent weeks, the Energy and Commerce Committee has explored the looming rate shock that will hit when the president’s health care law takes full effect. Despite widespread evidence that significant price spikes are expected, reports from the state of California claiming potential price reductions created many new questions.
May 30, 2013 | ICYMI
Earlier this month, House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders pressed Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to fully comply with the panel’s investigation into the potentially illegal use and waste of taxpayer dollars through the Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) and Community Transformatio
May 29, 2013 | Letter
Except: Prescription drug counterfeiters have placed our nation's patients at risk; their criminal actions take advantage of the current patchwork of state laws that could allow venue‐shopping for the best locale in which to expose patients to unsafe and counterfeit prescription drugs.
May 29, 2013 | ICYMI
Reports also Surface that Nancy-Ann DeParle, Former Obama Point Person for Health Reform and Deputy Chief of Staff, Now Soliciting Insurance Companies for Same Group as Sebelius
May 29, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today applauded the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) recent intervention in program carriage negotiations.
May 28, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today unveiled draft legislation to repeal the current Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) system and replace it with a fair and stable system of physician payment in the Medicare program.