Recent hearings on health policy issues include:

  • Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearings on HIV/AIDS drug costs, health care delivery reforms, and federal laws to ensure patients’ access to care and privacy.
  • A Senate Finance Committee hearing on “Progress in Health Care Delivery: Innovations from the Field.”
  • A House Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and Competition hearing on health care consolidation and competition after the ACA.
  • A House Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing on the Veterans Affairs Department’s prosthetics purchasing policy.

Coming up, the House Education and the Workforce Health Subcommittee is holding a hearing May 31 on “Barrier to Lower Health Care Costs for Workers and Employers.”  In addition, on June 6, the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee has scheduled a hearing entitled “Through the Looking Glass: Return to PPV (Pharmaceutical Prime Vendor program).”