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Health

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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May 13, 2021 Press Release
Pallone and Eshoo issued a joint statement on House passage of 13 health care bills.
May 12, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on Wednesday May 12, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. via Cisco Webex. The hearing is entitled, "The Fiscal Year 2022 HHS Budget."

 

Key Documents 

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Health 

May 12, 2021 Press Release
Pallone's opening remarks at a Health Subcommittee hearing with Secretary Becerra on the HHS Budget.
May 11, 2021 Press Release
E&C Leaders urged HHS to restore FDA's authority over COVID-19 LDTs
May 10, 2021 Press Release
House Committee leaders applauded the Biden Administration's decision to reinstate nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ+ people and other marginalized communities, which the previous administration sought to undermine
May 4, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Tuesday, May 4, at 11:30 a.m. via Cisco WebEx. The hearing is entitled, "Negotiating a Better Deal: Legislation to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs."

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Health

May 4, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a legislative hearing to lower the cost of prescription drugs.
May 4, 2021 Press Release
Energy and Commerce announces a hearing on the HHS budget with Secretary Becerra on May 12th.
Apr 29, 2021 Press Release
Pallone's statement on FDA's commitment to advancing two tobacco product standards to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.
Apr 28, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a hearing on the lingering effects of COVID-19.