Congressional committees have held a number of hearings recently on health policy issues, include the following

  • A House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing on “Medicare Post-Acute Care Delivery and Options to Improve It.”
  • A Senate Commerce Committee hearing on “Advancing Telehealth Through Connectivity.”
  • A Senate Finance Committee hearing on the impact of the ACA medical device tax on jobs, innovation, and patients.
  • A House Ways and Means Committee hearing on ACA individual and employer mandates.
  • A House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing on how the ACA is affecting America’s workplaces.
  • A Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on IRS challenges in implementing the ACA.

Looking ahead, the following hearings are scheduled next week: