Excerpt: Recent articles have reported on a chain of Texas hospitals that received nearly $18 million in economic stimulus funds from CMS for moving to electronic medical records. These facilities continued to receive funding despite warnings that reached several agencies for more than four years of patient-care threats and allegations of fraud.
WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the following statement in response to the release of the State Department Inspector General report over the Keystone XL pipeline review:
Multiple Analyses Find Administration’s Proposed Rule Would Lead to More #BrokenPromises, Higher Costs, and Fewer Choices for Seniors
Administration Unable to Assure Proposed Medicare Part D Rule Will Not Lead to More #BrokenPromises for Nation’s SeniorsFebruary 26, 2014 | Press Release
Legality of Administration’s Proposal to Fundamentally Change Popular Prescription Drug Program Remains In Question
WASHINGTON, DC – House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today announced that the Energy and Commerce Committee will pursue legislative solutions to take the Federal Communications Commission’s Critical Information Needs (CIN) study off the books. The study, which was first announced last summer, originally included the questioning of journalists and other news professionals regarding their decision-making processes and news philosophy.
The president’s broken health care promises have wreaked havoc on the peace of mind of millions of Americans. One family shares their story in today’s Wall Street Journal. Stephen Blackwood writes in the Journal that, because of the health care law, his mother’s health care plan was canceled.