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Committee activity related to implementation of the Affordable Care Act; health insurance company practices; Medicare and Medicaid; prescription drugs; chronic and infectious diseases; reproductive and women’s health; and the safety of America’s food supply. 

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Jun 23, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone delivered stressed the important relationship between Medicaid, CHIP, and Community Health Centers at a Health Subcommittee hearing titled, “Examining the Extension of Safety Net Programs.”
Jun 23, 2017 Hearing

 The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, June 23, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Examining the Extension of Safety Net Health Programs.” 

 

Jun 22, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement in response to the Senate Republicans release of their Trumpcare proposal.
Jun 20, 2017 Press Release
Democratic Leaders sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and White House Counsel Don McGahn urging them reverse their policy that instructs federal agencies in the Trump Administration to ignore oversight requests from Members of Congress.
Jun 15, 2017 Press Release
The Ranking Members of four congressional committees today announced a letter requesting the Government Accountability Office (GAO) look into evidence that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was improperly lobbying Congress to support the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a clear misuse of funds that may violate federal law.
Jun 13, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s announcement that FDA intends to delay implementation for the updated Nutrition Facts Label.
Jun 12, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats sent a letter to Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) requesting that the Committee hold a hearing on the United States’ ability to be prepared for and respond effectively to biological threats.
Jun 9, 2017 Press Release
Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats sent a letter to Chairman Greg Walden requesting that the Committee hold hearings to both examine and begin work to address the rising costs of prescription drugs.
Jun 8, 2017 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at an Oversight and Investigation hearing titled, “Examining the Role of the Department of Health and Human Services in Health Care Cybersecurity”
Jun 8, 2017 Hearing

 The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Examining the Role of the Department of Health and Human Services in Health Care Cybersecurity.”