A number of Congressional panels have held hearings recently on health policy issues, including the following:
- An Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on "Terminations of Individual Health Policies by Insurance Companies.”
- A Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight hearing on S. 372, the "Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2009."
- An Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing entitled "Medical Devices: Are Current Regulations Doing Enough for Patients?"
In addition, on June 24, 2009, the House Small Business Regulations and Healthcare Subcommittee is holding a hearing on "Health Information Technology and the New Challenges Faced by Solo and Small Group Healthcare Practices." Also on June 24, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is holding a hearing on "Type 1 Diabetes Research: Real Progress and Real Hope for a Cure."