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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 15, 2019 Press Release

Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) today announced the full Democratic rosters for the six subcommittees in the 116th Congress, including the six subcommittee chairs and the full Committee Vice Chair, who were elected by the Democrats on the Committee. The six subcommittees and their chairs are:

Jan 14, 2019 Press Release
Top Democratic health leaders sent a letter to the Trump Administration to ensure there are no premium increases or coverage losses due to the shutdown.
Jan 10, 2019 Press Release
Democratic health leaders in the House and Senate sent a letter to the Trump Administration requesting detailed information on the use of user fee funds generated by the Affordable Care Act Marketplace exchanges.
Jan 10, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone announced the six subcommittees for the 116th Congress.
Jan 8, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone and Ranking Member Walden's joint statement on passage of H.R. 269.
Jan 8, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's remarks on the House Floor during consideration of H.R. 269, Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019.
Jan 8, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone's remarks on the House Floor today during consideration of H.R. 259, Medicaid Extenders Act of 2019.
Jan 8, 2019 Press Release

House and Senate Democratic health leaders sent a letter to the Trump Administration today renewing their requests for information on the Administration’s Final Rule expanding the availability of junk Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance (STLDI) plans, which jeopardize Americans’ ability to get quality, affordable health care.

Jan 3, 2019 Press Release
Chairman Pallone announced the first three hearings the Committee will hold later this month.
Dec 12, 2018 Press Release
Ranking Member Pallone's statement on the latest ACA sabotage.