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Hearing on "Investing in America’s Health Care"

Date: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: 
2123 Rayburn House Office Building
Subcommittees: 

The Health Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on health care extenders on Tuesday, June 4, at 10 am in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Investing in America’s Health Care.”

 

Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommitte 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. 1767,  the “Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Expansion Act” 

H.R. 1943,  the “Community Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2019” 

H.R. 2328,  the “Community Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019” 

H.R. 2668,  the “Special Diabetes Program Reauthorization Act of 2019” 

H.R. 2680,  the “Special Diabetes Programs for Indians Reauthorization Act of 2019” 

H.R. 2815,  the “Training the Next Generation of Primary Care Doctors Act of 2019” 

H.R. 2822,  the “Family-to-Family Reauthorization Act of 2019” 

H.R. 3022,  the “Patient Access Protection Act” 

H.R. 3029,  the “Improving Low Income Access to Prescription Drugs Act of 2019” 

H.R. 3030,  the “Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Extension Act of 2019” 

H.R. 3031,  a bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend funding for quality measure endorsement, input, and selection under the Medicare program

H.R. 3039,  a bill to provide for a 5-year extension of funding outreach and assistance for low-income programs 

 

Witnesses

Panel I

Dean Germano
Chief Executive Officer
Shasta Community Health Center

Testimony


Diana Autin
Executive Co-Director
SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

Testimony


Aaron Kowalski
President and Chief Executive Officer
JDRF

Testimony


Lisa Cooper
Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Testimony

 

Panel II

Thomas Barker
Partner, Co-Chair, Healthcare Practice
Foley Hoag

Testimony


Mary-Catherine Bohan
Vice President of Outpatient Services
Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care

Testimony


Michael Waldrum
Chief Executive Officer
Vidant Health

Testimony


Fred Riccardi
President
Medicare Rights Center

Testimony

 

Issues: