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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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May 24, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's statement after the Congressional Budget Office issued an updated score on the impacts of the amended Trumpcare bill that was passed in the House of Representatives earlier in the month.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
196 House Democrats sent a letter to President Trump reminding him that millions of working families around the nation are relying on him to continue paying the ACA's cost-sharing reduction payments.
May 23, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's statement on President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal year 2018.
May 23, 2017 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “U.S. Public Health Response to the Zika Virus: Continuing Challenges.”  

 

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May 23, 2017 Press Release
Pallone delivered the following opening remarks at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing titled, “U.S. Public Health Response to the Zika Virus: Continuing Challenges
May 22, 2017 Press Release
The Ranking Members of four congressional committees today sent a letter to CMS Administrator Verma demanding an explanation of recent reports that she sought political support from insurance companies for Trumpcare by offering a quid pro quo deal to continue paying congressionally mandated cost-sharing reduction payments.
May 22, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's reaction to news that the Department of Justice and the U.S. House of Representatives will request an additional 90 day extension in the lawsuit regarding the cost-sharing subsidies in the Affordable Care Act.
May 19, 2017 Press Release
Democratic Leaders of the Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter to the CDC requesting an update on Zika virus outbreak preparedness and response capabilities in anticipation of the increase in cases of Zika virus infections over the summer months.
May 18, 2017 Markup

The Subcommittee on Health met in open markup session on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

May 18, 2017 Press Release
Chairman Walden and Ranking Member Pallone announced the creation of the Indian Health Services Task Force.