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Hearing on "Improving Maternal Health: Legislation to Advance Prevention Efforts and Access to Care"

Date: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: 
2123 Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled, "Improving Maternal Health: Legislation to Advance Prevention Efforts and Access to Care."

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Health

Opening Statement of Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement of Subcommittee Chairwoman Eshoo as prepared for delivery

 

Livestream

 

Legislation

H.R. 1897, the "Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness Act"

H.R. 1551, the "Quality Care for Moms and Babies Act"

H.R. 2902, the "Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies Act"

H.R. 2602, the "Healthy MOMMIES Act"

 

Witnesses

Wanda Irving
Mother of Dr. Shalon Irving

Testimony


Patrice Harris, M.D.
President
Board of Trustees
American Medical Association

Testimony


Elizabeth Howell, M.D., M.P.P.
Director
Blavatnik Family Women's Health Research Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Testimony


David Nelson, M.D.
Chief of Obstetrics
Parkland Health and Hospital System
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Testimony


Usha Ranji
Associate Director, Women's Health Policy
Kaiser Family Foundation

Testimony

 

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