Energy and Commerce Committee

Health


Walden Applauds Confirmation of Dr. Hahn as FDA Commissioner

12.12.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) released the following statement applauding the confirmation of Dr. Stephen M. Hahn to serve as Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner:

“Congratulations to Commissioner Stephen M. Hahn. Dr. Hahn’s strong background in medical treatment, education, and management will serve him well as he leads the hardworking people at the Food and Drug Administration. I look forward to working alongside Commissioner Hahn and his team as we continue to address the many public health challenges facing the American people,”...

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Walden, Brady, Foxx, Collins Push Bipartisan Plan to Lower Drug Costs

12.12.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX), Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC), and Judiciary Committee Republican Leader Doug Collins (R-GA) slammed Speaker Pelosi for politicizing the drug pricing debate in Congress and not supporting bipartisan solutions to lower drug costs for Americans without limiting access to cures.

"Americans pay too much for prescription drugs and Congress needs to do something about it. Yet, Speaker Pelosi continues to put politics over progress with a...

Press Release

Walden: We Can Do Better. We Can Work Together to Lower Costs, Ensure More Cures

12.12.2019

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR) took to the House floor to call on...

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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.