Hearing on "Legislation to Improve Americans’ Health Care Coverage and Outcomes"
The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at 10 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Legislation to Improve Americans’ Health Care Coverage and Outcomes.”
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
H.R. 1379, the “Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act”
H.R. 2271, the “Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act”
H.R. 2468, the “School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act”
H.R. 2477, the “Beneficiary Enrollment Notification and Eligibility Simplification Act of 2019” or the “BENES Act of 2019”
H.R. 3935, the “Protecting Patients Transportation to Care Act”
H.R. 4801, the “Healthy Start Reauthorization Act of 2019”
H.R. 5534, the “Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act"
Lee Beers, M.D.
American Academy of Pediatrics
President and Chief Executive Officer
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Mother of Scarlett Pauley
Ambassador Program and Public Relations Manager
Matthew Cooper, M.D.
Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
Medical Director, QAPI
Medstar Georgetown Transplant Institute
Professor of Surgery
Georgetown University School of Medicine
On behalf of the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias
Medicare Rights Center