Energy and Commerce Committee

Health


E&C Republican Leader Greg Walden on Strengthening the Health Care Safety Net

06.18.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) made the following remarks on the House floor today in support of bipartisan legislation to strengthen the health care safety net, H.R. 3253, The Empowering Beneficiaries, Ensuring Access, and Strengthening Accountability Act of 2019.

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Mister Speaker I rise today in strong support of this bipartisan bill that extends several key Medicaid programs. H.R. 3253: The Empowering Beneficiaries, Ensuring Access, and Strengthening Accountability Act of 2019, a bill that strengthens the health care safety net for...

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The Fog of Government-Run Health Care

06.18.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Democrats continue to mislead the American people, cloaking their plan for government-run health care under a...

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E&C Republican Leader Greg Walden’s Statement on Susan Brooks

06.14.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) made the following statement on the retirement of Rep. Susan W. Brooks. Rep. Brooks serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and is a member of the Communications and Technology, the Health, and the Oversight and Investigations subcommittees.

"Susan Brooks is a respected colleague and dear friend. I’ve had the pleasure of serving with her on the Energy and Commerce Committee, where I’ve known Susan as a serious thinker and an effective legislator. We’ve worked on mental health...

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Health

Jurisdiction


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.