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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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Jan 19, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone released a statement today in response to the announcement that CMS has rescinded critical Medicaid guidance.
Jan 19, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone delivered opening remarks today at an Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Hearing on “Safety of the U.S. Food Supply: Continuing Concerns Over the Food and Drug Administration’s Food-Recall Process.”
Jan 19, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Friday, January 19, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Safety of the U.S. Food Supply: Continuing Concerns Over the Food and Drug Administration’s Food-Recall Process.” 

 

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement slamming the Department of Health and Human Services announcement on its decision to create a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the Office for Civil Rights.
Jan 17, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone delivered opening remarks today at a Health Subcommittee Mark-up on three health care bills.
Jan 17, 2018 Markup

The Subcommittee on Health met in open markup session on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at 11:30 a.m., in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

Jan 16, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone released a statement today in response to the Trump Administration’s elimination of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices last week.
Jan 16, 2018 Press Release
Bipartisan Energy and Commerce Committee leaders responded to a GAO report making the case that the FDA should update the public of its plans to issue guidance for nonbiological complex drugs.
Jan 12, 2018 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Senate Finance Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) today requesting a review of major changes that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have allowed states to make to their Medicaid programs. 

Jan 11, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement in response to the Trump Administration’s guidance to state Medicaid directors encouraging work requirements designed to bar Americans living on the brink from accessing health care services.