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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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Apr 3, 2020 Press Release

Today, House and Senate Democratic health leaders strongly urged the Trump Administration to put American families first and establish a general Special Enrollment Period (SEP) so that people affected by the coronavirus pandemic can sign up for health coverage. House Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Ways and Means Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Education and Labor Chairman Robert C.

Apr 3, 2020 Press Release
Democratic health leaders call for free COVID-19 treatment for all patients.
Apr 1, 2020 Press Release
Bicameral Health committee leaders condemned the president's decision not to establish a special ACA open enrollment period.
Mar 27, 2020 Press Release
Bicameral Health Committee leaders called for additional action to ensure COVID-19 treatment is free and new measures to reduce the cost of health insurance.
Mar 27, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone’s statement on passage of the third coronavirus supplemental legislation.
Mar 23, 2020 Press Release

House Democrats today introduced the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act, a bold and comprehensive phase three coronavirus response bill that injects more than $2.5 trillion into the American economy.

Mar 18, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone‘s statement today after the Senate passed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
Mar 14, 2020 Press Release
House Democratic Committee leaders released text of the bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
Mar 14, 2020 Press Release
Pallone's statement on House passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
Mar 11, 2020 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's opening remarks today at a Health Subcommittee markup of 13 bills.