Meeting: Examining Policies to Improve Seniors' Access to Innovative Drugs, Medical Devices, and Technology

Subcommittee on Health (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 (10:00 AM)

2322 RHOB
Washington, D.C.

Witnesses

Dr. Dora Hughes, MD, MPH
Acting Director, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Acting Chief Medical Officer, U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 09/15/2023 at 05:01 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 09/15/2023 at 05:01 PM

Mr. John Dicken
Director, Health Care - Public and Private Markets, U.S. Government Accountability Office

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  • Witness Statement (Update #2) [PDF] Added 09/15/2023 at 05:01 PM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 09/15/2023 at 05:01 PM

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 1691, the Ensuring Patient Access to Critical Breakthrough Products Act of 2023 (Reps. Wenstrup, Bilirakis, Cardenas, Guthrie, Eshoo) [PDF]
  • H.R. 2408, the Access to Innovative Treatments Act of 2023 (Reps. Barragan and Joyce) [PDF]
  • H.R. 133, the Mandating Exclusive Review of Individual Treatments (MERIT) Act (Reps. Buchanan and Barragan) [PDF]
  • H.R. 2407, the Nancy Gardner Sewell Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Screening Coverage Act (Reps. Arrington, Hudson, and Ruiz) [PDF]
  • H.R. 1199, the Facilitating Innovative Nuclear Diagnostics (FIND) Act of 2023 (Reps. Dunn, Peters, Trahan, Blunt Rochester, Miller-Meeks, Tonko, Joyce, Kuster, and Bucshon) [PDF]
  • H.R. 3842, the Expanding Access to Diabetes Self-Management Training Act of 2023 (Reps. Schrier, Bilirakis, DeGette, Bucshon, and Ruiz) [PDF]
  • H.R. 4818, the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA) of 2023 (Reps. Wenstrup, Ruiz, and Miller-Meeks) [PDF]
  • H.R. 1458, the Access to Prescription Digital Therapeutics Act of 2023 (Reps. Hern, Johnson, and Matsui) [PDF]
  • H.R. 2880, the Protecting Patients Against PBM Abuses Act (Reps. Carter and Blunt Rochester) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5074, the Kidney PATIENT Act of 2023 (Reps. Carter and Kuster) [PDF]
  • H.R. 4881, To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to limit cost sharing for drugs under the Medicare program. (Rep. Malliotakis) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5372, the Expanding Seniors’ Access to Lower Cost Medicines Act of 2023 (Reps. Joyce and Peters) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5376, the Share the Savings with Seniors Act (Reps. Miller-Meeks and Peters) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5371, the Choices for Increased Mobility Act of 2023 (Rep. Joyce) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5394, the Expanding Remote Monitoring Access Act (Reps. Balderson and Porter) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5386, the Cutting Copays Act (Reps. McGarvey and Bilirakis) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5393, the Transparency and Fairness for Pharmacies Act (Reps. Griffith and Carter) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5389, the National Coverage Determination Transparency Act (Rep. Guthrie) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5386, the Cutting Copays Act (Reps. McGarvey and Bilirakis) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5393, the Transparency and Fairness for Pharmacies Act (Reps. Griffith and Carter) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5389, the National Coverage Determination Transparency Act (Rep. Guthrie) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5395, the Coverage Parity for Medicare Patients Act of 2023 (Rep. Harshbarger) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5396, the Coverage Determination Clarity Act of 2023 (Rep. Bucshon) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5392, the Timely Access to Coverage Decisions Act of 2023 (Rep. Dunn) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5397, the Joe Fiandra Access to Home Infusion Act of 2023 (Reps. Fitzpatrick and Dunn) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5385, the Medicare PBM Accountability Act (Reps. Landsman and Harshbarger) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5388, the Supporting Innovation for Seniors Act (Rep. Balderson) [PDF]
  • H.R. 5380, To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase data transparency for supplemental benefits under Medicare Advantage. (Rep. Sarbanes) [PDF]

Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF] Added 09/15/2023 at 03:06 PM
  • Public Memo [PDF] Added 09/26/2023 at 01:20 PM

Hearing Record

  • Unedited Transcript [PDF] Added 09/26/2023 at 01:18 PM

First Published: September 15, 2023 at 02:52 PM
Last Updated: September 26, 2023 at 01:20 PM