Congressional committees have held several hearings on health policy issues recently, including the following:

  • A Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights hearing on consolidation in the Pennsylvania health insurance industry;
  • A Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing on aging in rural America, focusing on access to health care; and
  • A House Small Business Committee hearing on “Cost and Confidentiality: The Unforeseen Challenges of Electronic Health Records in Small Specialty Practices.”