Energy and Commerce Committee

Health (115th Congress)


ICYMI: Washington Examiner: Here’s how Bernie Sanders’ ‘Medicare for all’ proposal would outlaw private healthcare plans

10.12.2018

WASHINGTON, DC - Health care is a complicated topic, often littered with misinformation. The Washington Examiner worked to clear up...

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What’s in the Opioid Bill?

10.11.2018

Congress just passed, and the president is about to sign landmark legislation to combat the opioid crisis. This 600+ page bill is the result of months of negotiations by dozens of members of congress from 8 House Committees and 5 Senate Committees. Experts agree that it will save lives.

But what’s in the bill? Great question.

H.R. 6, The SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, authored by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, is a comprehensive bill that attacks the opioid epidemic from every angle. The...

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POTUS Signs Bills to Lower Prescription Drug Costs by Eliminating Gag Clauses

10.10.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Chariman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Subcommittee on Health Chairman Michael C. Burgess M.D. (R-TX) released the following statement after President Donald Trump today signed two important bills into law, S. 2553 the Know the Lowest Price Act of 2018, and S. 2554 the Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act.

“Health care is an important and personal aspect of a patient’s life, and we should always work to improve transparency and accountability throughout our system,” said Chairman Walden, and #SubHealth Chairman...

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