Chairs Rodgers, Guthrie Announce Health Subcommittee Hearing on Transparency and Competition

Subcommittee to Focus on Lowering Unaffordable Health Care Costs

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Health Subcommittee Chair Brett Guthrie (R-KY) today announced a hearing that will focus on examining ideas to drive down the cost of health care through transparency and competition. 

“Americans are dealing with exorbitant price increases across the board, which may force financially strained patients to forgo medical treatment. There are bipartisan areas of agreement in health care policy to address the cost of care, and the Energy and Commerce Committee will seek to plow the hard ground necessary to build legislative solutions. This hearing will give our members an opportunity to discuss the role that transparency and competition can play in helping to make health care more accessible and affordable.” 

Subcommittee on Health hearing titled “Lowering Unaffordable Costs: Examining Transparency and Competition in Health Care.” 

WHAT: A hearing to discuss how transparency and competition can lower health care costs for Americans.   

DATE: Tuesday, March 28, 2023  

TIME: 1:00 PM ET 

LOCATION: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building  

WITNESSES: Witnesses will be announced and are by invitation only. 

This notice is at the direction of the Chair. The hearing will be open to the public and press and will be live streamed online at If you have any questions concerning the hearing, please contact Jolie Brochin with the Committee staff at If you have any press-related questions, please contact Christopher Krepich at