Energy and Commerce

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Greg Walden

Bipartisan E&C Leaders Probe Florida Nursing Home Following Resident Deaths After Hurricane Irma

2017/10/20

WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent a letter to Dr. Jack Michel, Owner of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, LLC, the Florida nursing home that lost 14 residents in the wake of Hurricane Irma, after the facility’s air conditioning failed. The letter requests a detailed briefing and documents from […]

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Letter to Dr. Jack Michel, Owner of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, LLC

2017/10/20

Excerpt:  “AHCA records show that you own other health care facilities in Florida that also have a history of regulatory violations. For example, you are listed as the owner of the Floridian Gardens Assisted Living Facility, which was cited for thirty violations in December 2016, including failure to prevent or report sexual abuse of a resident, […]

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Walden, Latta on the Nomination of Joseph Simons as Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission

2017/10/19

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee Chairman Bob Latta (R-OH) released the following statement after the Trump administration announced the nominations of Joseph Simons as chairman and Rohit Chopra as commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). “The FTC is tasked with the […]

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Walden Presses Nuance on ‘NotPetya’ Malware Outbreak

2017/10/19

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today sent a letter to Nuance, a computer software technology corporation that works in the health care space, regarding the NotPetya malware outbreak. The letter follows letters last month from the committee that were sent to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) […]

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Letter to Nuance Regarding NotPetya Outbreak

2017/10/19

Excerpt: “According to both news reports and recent public statements, Nuance’s ability to provide vital transcription and dictation services to health care professionals was affected by the malware strain commonly known as ‘NotPetya.’ While Nuance has announced that impacted services have been fully restored, Nuance’s original infection and its effects adds to the growing list of […]

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NEXT WEEK: #SubCommTech to Hold Oversight Hearing with FCC Commissioners

2017/10/18

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), today announced a hearing for Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. in 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.” #SubCommTech will have the opportunity to press the FCC on […]

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E&C Announces Details for #FullCmte Hearing on #OpioidCrisis NEXT WEEK

2017/10/18

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) formally announced a hearing for Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at 10 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Federal Efforts to Combat the Opioid Crisis: A Status Update on CARA and Other Initiatives.” Chairman Walden announced […]

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ICYMI: Time for the Top One Percent to CHIP in and Help Cover Kids

2017/10/18

American Action Forum’s newsletter, The Daily Dish, today featured commentary from its president, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, asking a simple question: What’s wrong with asking the affluent to “CHIP” in to help extend health coverage for low-income children? Holtz-Eakin’s question highlighted a common sense offset policy that was included in the committee’s passage of a five-year extension […]

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