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Under Biden’s Watch Seniors Pay More for Everything: Including Medicare

11.15.2021

Washington, D.C.— Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Heath Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY) released the following statement after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Medicare Part B premiums paid by beneficiaries will increase next year, one of the largest increases in the program’s history. 

“President Biden’s inflationary agenda and the Democrats’ deliberate choice to ignore the Medicare program’s looming insolvency have contributed to one of the largest Medicare Part B premium increases in the...

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Rodgers Statement on the Ensuring Compliance Against Drug Diversion Act Becoming Law

11.10.2021

Washington D.C— Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after President Joe Biden signed H.R. 1899, the “Ensuring Compliance Against Drug Diversion Act of 2021,” led by Representative Morgan Griffith (R-VA). 

“I applaud and thank Representative Griffith for his leadership on this bipartisan solution that was signed into law today. To help prevent diversion of prescription opioids, the legislation requires the written consent of the Attorney General before the transfer of any registration to manufacture, distribute, or dispense controlled...

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Leader Guthrie Statement in Health Subcommittee Markup of 9 Bills

11.04.2021

Washington, D.C —Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today in a Health Subcommittee markup. 

 As prepared for delivery: 

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“Before us today we have several public health bills pertaining to critical prevention and early detection efforts for children and families, including my bill on early hearing detection and my Kentucky colleague, Andy Barr’s CAROL Act. I’m pleased today’s markup continues our committee’s bipartisan tradition.

“However, I’m growing increasingly frustrated with the Democrats’ socialist...

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The health sector broadly, including private and public health insurance (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP); biomedical research and development; hospital construction; mental health; health information technology, privacy, and cybersecurity; medical malpractice and medical malpractice insurance; the 340B drug discount program; the regulation of food, drugs, and cosmetics; drug abuse; the Department of Health and Human Services; the National Institutes of Health; the Centers for Disease Control; Indian Health Service; and all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.