Energy and Commerce Committee

Health (115th Congress)


RESCHEDULED: #SubHealth to Review Bill to Improve Reporting of Maternal Health Outcomes

09.20.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), announced it has rescheduled its hearing entitled, “Better Data and Better Outcomes: Reducing Maternal Mortality in the U.S.” The hearing will now take place on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The Majority Memorandum, witness list, and witness testimony for the hearing will be available here as they are posted.

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Walden and Burgess on $1 Billion in Grants to Combat the Opioid Crisis

09.20.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Health and Human Services yesterday announced more than $1 billion in grants awarded across all 50 states to help combat the opioid crisis. These grants will be administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

“The opioid crisis has hit every community and touched millions of families across the country – it truly is the crisis next door. Combating this epidemic requires an all-hands-on-deck approach, and...

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Walden & Burgess on President Trump Signing Bipartisan Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education Bill into Law

09.18.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) issued the following statement after President Trump signed H.R. 5385, the Dr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018, into law.

“The president’s signature on H.R. 5385 represents the final step in reauthorizing this invaluable program and ensures the longevity of a strong pediatric health care workforce for our nation’s freestanding children’s hospitals. This bill is the culmination of a bipartisan effort, in both the House...

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