House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health to Mark Up Seven Bills

On Tuesday, November 3, and Wednesday, November 4, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a markup to consider seven pieces of legislation: H.R. 2017, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015, and an amendment in the nature of a substitute to H.R. 2017, which amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to address certain disclosure requirements for food establishments; H.R. 2446, to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require the use of electronic visit verification for personal care services furnished under the Medicaid program, and an amendment in the nature of a substitute to H.R. 2446; H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, which offers psychiatric, psychological, and supportive services for individuals with mental illness; H.R. 3014, the Medical Controlled Substances Transportation Act, which authorizes providers to transport controlled substances from practice setting to practice setting or a disaster area, pursuant to an agreement with the Attorney General; H.R. 3537, the Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2015, which details how controlled substance analogues are to be regulated; H.R. 3716, the Ensuring Terminated Providers are Removed from Medicaid and CHIP Act, which requires states to provide the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services information on provider terminations; and H.R. 3821, the Medicaid Directory of Caregivers (DOC) Act, which, in the case of states providing care on a fee-for-service basis or through a primary care case-management system, requires the publication of a provider directory.

This Week’s Hearings:

  • Tuesday, November 3: The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing titled “Examining Legislation to Improve Medicare and Medicaid.”
  • Tuesday, November 3: The House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing titled “The State of Obamacare’s CO-OP Program.”
  • Tuesday, November 3: The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will hold a markup to consider health-related legislation.
  • Wednesday, November 4: The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health will continue its markup of health-related legislation.
  • Thursday, November 5: The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing titled “Examining the Costly Failures of Obamacare’s CO-OP Insurance Loans.”