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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 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 will meet in open markup session on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

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Memorandum from Ranking Member Pallone to the Subcommittee on Health 

May 18, 2017 Press Release
Pallone sent a letter to GAO requesting a comparative review of HHS' efforts to prepare for the 2018 open enrollment season versus outreach efforts for the 2017 open enrollment season.
May 18, 2017 Press Release
Chairman Walden and Ranking Member Pallone announced the creation of the Indian Health Services Task Force.
May 18, 2017 Press Release
Pallone's opening remarks at a Health Subcommittee markup of three legislative bills including the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017.