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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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Nov 21, 2019 In The News

Chairman Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) for The Hill on the need to pass legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills. 

The Hill: It's time for Congress to protect patients from surprise medical bills

 

Nov 21, 2019 Press Release
Democratic health leaders urged Trump Administration officials to ensure HealthCare.Gov is fully functional throughout open enrollment.
Nov 20, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement on Committee passage of two bills to improve maternal health care in America.
Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a Full Committee markup of 18 bills.
Nov 19, 2019 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce met in open markup session on Tuesday, November 19, at 10:00 a.m. and Wednesday, November 20, at 2:30 p.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Nov 19, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's statement upon Committee passage of his comprehensive legislation to address the youth tobacco epidemic.
Nov 18, 2019 Press Release
Committee leaders requested information and briefings from Ascension and Google following reports that the health information of tens of millions of Ascension patients had been shared with Google.
Nov 15, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone announced today that the Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a full Committee markup on Tuesday, November 19, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.
Nov 14, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone urged FDA to investigate allegations that e-cigarette manufacturer JUUL knowingly sold contaminated products.
Nov 13, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a Health Subcommittee markup of four bills on maternal health, the youth tobacco epidemic, and closing loopholes that delay generic prescription drugs from coming to market sooner.