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Hearing on “Opportunities to Improve Health Care,” Subcommittee on Health (September 5, 2018)

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:00am
2123 Rayburn House Office Building

The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Opportunities to Improve Health Care.” 




Key Documents

Memorandum from Ranking Member Pallone to the Subcommittee on Health

Opening Statement of Subcommittee Ranking Member Green as prepared for delivery

Preliminary Transcript



H.R. 3891, To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to clarify the authority of State Medicaid fraud and abuse control units to investigate and prosecute cases of Medicaid patient abuse and neglect in any setting, and for other purposes. 


H.R. 5306, Ensuring Medicaid Provides Opportunites for Widespread Equity, Resources, and Care (EMPOWER Care) Act, To reauthorize the Money Follows the Person Demonstration Program. 


Discussion Draft of Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to H.R. 3325


Discussion Draft of H.R. 1234, Strengthening the Health Care Fraud Prevention Task Force Act of 2018


Discussion Draft of H.R. __, To amend Title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act and title XVIII of the Social Security Act 



Rick Merrill
President and CEO
Cook Children’s Health Care System


Derek Schmidt
Attorney General
State of Kansas


Matt Salo
Executive Director
National Association of Medicaid Directors


Curtis Cunningham
Vice President
National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities


Hugh Chancy
CEO, Chancy Drugs
On Behalf of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA)


David Yoder
Executive Director, Member Care and Benefits
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s Federal Employee Plan (BCBSA FEP)