Chairs Rodgers, Griffith Announce Oversight Hearing on Prescription Drug Shortages
Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chair Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today announced a subcommittee hearing titled “Examining the Root Causes of Drug Shortages: Challenges in Pharmaceutical Drug Supply Chains.”
Chairs Rodgers and Griffith released the following statement:
“From over-the-counter children's cold and flu medicines, to specialized, live-saving drugs for cancer patients, Americans have faced disastrous drug shortages. While there may be unique circumstances that affect the availability of certain drugs, there are often common trends among drug shortages. This hearing will give our subcommittee a chance to examine the root causes of shortages, as well as supply chain vulnerabilities in our pharmaceutical industry.”
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing titled “Examining the Root Causes of Drug Shortages: Challenges in Pharmaceutical Drug Supply Chains.”
WHAT: A subcommittee hearing to discuss challenges to pharmaceutical drug supply chains.
DATE: Thursday, May 11, 2023
TIME: 10:30 AM EDT
LOCATION: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building
WITNESSES: Witnesses will be announced and are by invitation only.
This notice is at the direction of the Chair. The hearing will be open to the public and press and will be live streamed online at https://energycommerce.house.gov/. If you have any questions concerning the hearing, please contact Lauren Eriksen with the Committee staff at Lauren.Eriksen@mail.house.gov. If you have any press-related questions, please contact Christopher Krepich at Christopher.Krepich@mail.house.gov.