A number of Congressional panels have held hearings recently on health policy issues, including the following:

  • A Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection hearing on “Competition in the Health Care Marketplace.”
  • A House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy hearing on “Biologics and Biosimilars: Balancing Incentives for Innovation.”
  • A House Energy and Commerce Oversight Subcommittee field hearing on “Terminations of Health Policies by Insurance Companies: State Perspectives and Legislative Solutions.”
  • A House Judiciary Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee hearing on “Medical Debt – Is Our Healthcare System Bankrupting Americans?”

In addition, the following hearings and markups currently are scheduled: