Energy and Commerce Committee

Health (115th Congress)

Walden Statement on Negotiations to Extend Funding for CHIP and Critical Public Health Programs


WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today released the following statement regarding negotiations to extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and important public health priorities, like Community Health Centers (CHC). Following the committee’s October 4, 2017, markup of bills to extend funding for these critical programs and provide an additional $1 billion to Puerto Rico’s Medicaid program, Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released a statement calling for further negotiations. As Chairman Walden noted last week, it was the third delay requested by the Minority and to date, has not...

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Member Day Shines a Light on #OpioidCrisis and its Impact Across the Country


WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier this week, more than 50 members...


Walden and Burgess on Executive Order to Deliver Premium Relief to the American People


WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) today issued the following statement following the administration’s action to deliver much-needed relief:

“Today’s action by President Trump is welcome news for the many Americans relying on Affordable Care Act plans that are quickly becoming unaffordable. With 1,524 counties across the country – nearly 50 percent of all counties – having only one health care provider option under Obamacare next benefit year, today’s action will set the table for more...

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Health (115th Congress)


Health (115th Congress)