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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, 2018 Hearing

The Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at 10:15 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Reauthorization of the Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education Program.”

May 17, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on FDA's list of companies that are gaming loopholes that allow them to delay generic competition from coming to market.
May 17, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Full Committee Markup on opioid bills.
May 17, 2018 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce scheduled a markup for Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

 

May 14, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Members Pallone and Green sent a letter to Republican Committee leaders requesting a hearing on maternal mortality.
May 11, 2018 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement today in reaction to President Donald Trump’s speech on lowering prescription drug prices: 

“After promising to take on the drug industry and lower costs, today’s proposal is an empty gesture that will not meaningfully reduce the cost of prescription drugs for everyday families. In fact, some of the proposals outlined today may increase drug costs by undermining the 340B program.  

May 9, 2018 Markup

The Committee on Energy and Commerce scheduled a markup for Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. 

 

May 9, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Full Committee Markup of Opioid Related Legislation and H.R. 4606, H.R. 5174, H.R. 5175, H.R. 5239, and H.R. 5240.
May 8, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks at a Subcommittee on Health hearing on “Improving the Coordination and Quality of Substance Use Disorder Treatment:”
May 8, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's opening remarks today at a Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on “Combating the Opioid Epidemic: Examining Concerns About Distribution and Diversion.”