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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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Dec 2, 2021 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hybrid hearing that includes both in-person and remote attendance on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. This hearing will take place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco Webex online video conferencing. The hearing is entitled, "The Overdose Crisis: Interagency Proposal to Combat Illicit Fentanyl-Related Substances."

 

Livestream

Nov 23, 2021 Press Release
Energy and Commerce announces hearing on interagency proposal to regulate fentanyl-related substances.
Nov 18, 2021 Press Release
Pallone's statement on House passage of the Build Back Better Act.
Nov 17, 2021 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce met in a hybrid open markup session on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. This markup took place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco Webex online video conferencing. 

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Full Committee

Nov 17, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks at a full Committee markup of 12 bills out of the Health, Communications and Technology, and Consumer Protection and Commerce subcommittees.
Nov 17, 2021 Press Release
Pallone's statement on Full Committee passage of 12 bipartisan bills.
Nov 15, 2021 Press Release
Chairman Pallone announced a Full Committee markup of 12 bipartisan bills.
Nov 12, 2021 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Medicare Part B premiums paid by beneficiaries will increase next year, and attributed the increase largely to the rise in prescription drug costs:

Nov 12, 2021 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement on President Biden’s nomination of Robert Califf, M.D., to serve as Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA):

“Dr. Califf is a proven leader who will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise upon his return to the agency.

Nov 4, 2021 Press Release
Chairwoman Eshoo's opening remarks at a Health Subcommittee markup.