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Hearing on "Building on the ACA: Legislation to Expand Health Coverage and Lower Costs"

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 11:00am
Virtual Hearing via Cisco WebEx

The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at 11 a.m. via Cisco Webex. The hearing is entitled, "Building on the ACA: Legislation to Expand Health Coverage and Lower Costs."


Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Health

Opening Statement from Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement from Subcommittee Chairwoman Eshoo as prepared for delivery





H.R. 1790, the "Fair Indexing for Health Care Affordability Act"

H.R. 1796, the "Health Care Enrollment Innovation Act"

H.R. 1872, the "Marketing and Outreach Restoration to Empower Health Education Act of 2021" or the "MORE Health Education Act"

H.R. 1874, the "Expand Navigators' Resources for Outreach, Learning, and Longevity Act of 2021" or the "ENROLL Act of 2021"

H.R. 1875, a bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the short-term limited duration insurance exemption with respect to individual health insurance coverage

H.R. 1878, the "State Health Care Premium Reduction Act of 2021"

H.R. 1890, the "Health Care Consumer Protection Act"

H.R. 1896, the "State Allowance for Variety of Exchanges Act of 2021" or the "SAVE Act of 2021"

H.R. 340, the "Incentivizing Medicaid Expansion Act of 2021"

H.R. 1738, the "Stabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act"

H.R. 1784, the "Medicaid Report on Expansion of Access to Coverage for Health Care Act" or the "Medicaid REACH Act"

H.R. 1025, the "Kids' Access to Primary Care Act of 2021"

H.R. 66, the "Comprehensive Access to Robust Insurance Now Guaranteed for Kids Act" or the "CARING for Kids Act"

H.R. 1791, the "Children's Health Insurance Program Permanency Act" or the "CHIPP Act"

H.R. 1888, the "Improving Access to Indian Health Services Act"

H.R. 1717, a bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to make permanent the protections under Medicaid for recipients of home and community-based services against spousal impoverishment

H.R. 1880, a bill to amend the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 to make permanent the Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration

H.R. 1390, the "Children's Health Insurance Program Pandemic Enhancement and Relief Act" or the "CHIPPER Act"



Katie Keith
Associate Research Professor
Georgetown University



Dean Cameron
Idaho Department of Insurance



Cindy Mann
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP



Marni Jameson Carey
Executive Director
Association of Independent Doctors



Laura LeBrun Hatcher
Board Vice President
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