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Hearing on "Caring for America: Legislation to Support Patients, Caregivers, and Providers"

Date: 
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 10:30am
Location: 
Hybrid Hearing in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, and Cisco Webex

The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Congress held a hybrid legislative hearing that included both in-person and remote attendance on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. This hearing 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. The hearing is entitled, "Caring for America: Legislation to Support Patients, Caregivers, and Providers."

 

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

 

Livestream

 

Legislation

H.R. 1474, the "Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Act"

H.R. 1667, the "Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act"

H.R. 3297, the "Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act of 2021"

H.R. 3320, the "Allied Health Workforce Diversity Act of 2021"

H.R. 5583, the "Helping Enable Access to Lifesaving Services Act" or the "HEALS Act"

H.R. 5594, the "Enhancing Community Health Workforce Act"

H.R. 5602, the "Bolstering Infectious Outbreaks Preparedness Workforce Act of 2021" or the "BIO Preparedness Workforce Act of 2021"

 

Witnesses

Corey Feist
Founder
Dr. Lorna Breen Foundation

Testimony

 

Lisa Macon Harrison, M.P.H.
President
National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Testimony 

 

Brooks A. Keel, Ph.D.
President
Augusta University

Testimony

 

Alan Levine
Executive Chairman, President, and CEO
Ballad Health

Testimony

 

Jeanne Marrazzo, M.D.
Board Member, Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
Infectious Disease Division Chief, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Testimony

 

Stephanie Monroe, J.D.
Director, Equity and Access, UsAgainstAlzheimer's
Executive Director, AfricanAmericansAgainstAlzheimer's

Testimony 

 

Victoria Garcia Wilburn, D.H.Sc., O.T.R., F.A.O.T.A.
Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
IUPUI School of Health & Human Sciences

Testimony

Supplement #1

Supplement #2

Supplement #3

 

Issues: