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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 25, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a legislative hearing on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled "Making Prescription Drugs More Affordable: Legislation to Negotiate a Better Deal for Americans."

 

Sep 25, 2019 Hearing

The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hearing on Wednesday, September 25, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Sounding the Alarm: The Public Health Threats of E-Cigarettes.”

 

Sep 19, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at today's oversight hearing on "Protecting Unaccompanied Children: The Ongoing Impacts of the Trump Administration’s Cruel Policies."
Sep 19, 2019 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hearing on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 10 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Protecting Unaccompanied Children:  The Ongoing Impact of the Trump Administration’s Cruel Policies.”

 

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Sep 18, 2019 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) announced today that the Health Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, September 25, at 10:30 am in 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, “Making Prescription Drugs More Affordable: Legislation to Negotiate a Better Deal for Americans.”

Sep 18, 2019 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) announced today that the Continuing Resolution just introduced to fund the federal government beyond the end of the 2019 Fiscal Year includes a provision he fought to have included that will increase enrollment numbers for the 9/11 World Trade Center Health Program. The increase was necessary after Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar notified Congress two weeks ago, as required in the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, that the enrollment numbers for responders had hit 80 percent of capacity.

Sep 18, 2019 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) announced today that the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, September 25, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 Rayburn House Office Building entitled, “Sounding the Alarm: The Public Health Threats of E-Cigarettes.”

Sep 16, 2019 Press Release
Committee leaders Pallone and Walden launched a bipartisan investigation into private equity firms' role in surprise billing practices
Sep 12, 2019 Press Release
The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee announced a hearing examine the Trump Administration's cruel family separation policy.
Sep 11, 2019 Press Release
The Energy & Commerce Committee will hold a field hearing in Chicago on the public health threat posed by gun violence.