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Committee activity related to implementation of the Affordable Care Act; health insurance company practices; Medicare and Medicaid; prescription drugs; chronic and infectious diseases; reproductive and women’s health; and the safety of America’s food supply. 

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Sep 23, 2020 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a virtual hearing at 10 a.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.  The hearing is entitled, “Health Care Lifeline: The Affordable Care Act and the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

 

Sep 18, 2020 Press Release
Pallone and Eshoo issued a statement after the Trump White House blocked the FDA Commissioner from testifying before the Committee.
Sep 17, 2020 Press Release
Pallone, Eshoo and DeGette wrote to Secretary Azar following new reports that call into question his congressional testimony on family separation.
Sep 16, 2020 Press Release
Democratic Health Committee leaders urged the Trump Administration to reject Georgia's harmful 1332 waiver request.
Sep 16, 2020 Press Release
Pallone and Eshoo called for release of FDA's denial of an EUA for hydroxychloroquine.
Sep 16, 2020 Press Release
Pallone and Eshoo announced a Health Subcommittee hearing on the ACA and COVID-19.
Sep 15, 2020 Press Release
House Committee Chairs' statement on the Problem Solvers Caucus' coronavirus relief proposal.
Sep 15, 2020 Press Release
Pallone, Eshoo and DeGette urged the nine pharmaceutical companies developing COVID-19 vaccines to commit to transparency standards.
Sep 14, 2020 Press Release
Pallone and DeGette demanded an immediate briefing from Secretary Azar following alarming reports of political interference.
Sep 14, 2020 Press Release
Bicameral Democratic Committee leaders wrote to Secretary Azar urging him to half effort to block federally funded research.