Pallone & Eshoo on Passage of H.R. 1839, the Medicaid Services Investment and Accountability Act
Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) issued the following joint statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1839, the Medicaid Services Investment and Accountability Act of 2019, by voice vote. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA).
“The Medicaid Services Investment and Accountability Act of 2019 will strengthen the Medicaid program for children with complex medical needs, protect seniors and people with disabilities, provide funding for mental health and substance use disorder treatment, and crack down on deceptive practices by drug companies.
“This bipartisan, bicameral agreement will help tens of thousands of people gain access to lifesaving health care services in their communities and hold drug companies accountable for gaming the system at taxpayers’ expense. We commend our colleagues for all of their hard work to get this bill to the Floor and look forward to seeing the bill signed into law.”