Hearing Advisory

Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on Examining Changes to Social Security’s Disability Appeals Process

July 18, 2018 — Hearing Advisory

WASHINGTON, D. C. – House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Examining Changes to Social Security’s Disability Appeals Process.”  The hearing will focus on recent and planned changes affecting the Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) disability appeals ...

Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on Product Exclusion Process for Section 232 Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

July 17, 2018 — Hearing Advisory

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-WA) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Product Exclusion Process for Section 232 Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum.” The hearing will address the experiences of U.S. companies navigating the process for requesting product exclusions from Section 232 tariffs and ...

Chairman Smith Announces Human Resources Subcommittee Hearing on the Opioid Crisis

July 17, 2018 — Hearing Advisory

WASHINGTON, D. C. – House Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee Chairman Adrian Smith (R-NE) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “The Opioid Crisis: Implementation of the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA).” This hearing will review the Department of Health and Human Services’ ongoing progress implementing recently enacted ...

Chairman Reichert Announces Hearing on the Effects of Tariffs on U.S. Agriculture and Rural Communities

July 11, 2018 — Hearing Advisory

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-WA) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “The Effects of Tariffs on U.S. Agriculture and Rural Communities.” The hearing will address the effects on American agriculture and rural communities of both U.S. tariffs imposed under Sections 232 and 301 as well as ...

Chairman Roskam Announces Hearing on Modernizing Stark Law

July 10, 2018 — Hearing Advisory

*NEW TIME* All other details remain unchanged. WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on “Modernizing Stark Law to Ensure the Successful Transition from Volume to Value in the Medicare ...

Chairman Jenkins Announces Oversight Subcommittee Hearing on Combating Fraud in Medicare

July 10, 2018 — Hearing Advisory

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing, entitled “Combating Fraud in Medicare: A Strategy for Success,” on Tuesday, July 17, at 10:00 AM in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building. The hearing will focus on how the Centers for Medicare ...

Chairman Jenkins Announces Hearing on IRS and DOJ Efforts to Return Taxpayers’ Seized Funds

June 13, 2018 — Hearing Advisory

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) efforts to return taxpayer funds, which the IRS seized using its civil asset forfeiture authority.  The hearing is entitled “Update on IRS and DOJ ...

Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on Examining Social Security’s Solvency Challenge: The Status of Social Security’s Trust Funds

May 31, 2018 — Hearing Advisory

WASHINGTON, D. C. – House Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Examining Social Security’s Solvency Challenge: The Status of Social Security’s Trust Funds.” The hearing will focus on the findings of the 2018 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal ...

Chairman Roskam Announces Hearing on Lowering Costs and Expanding Access to Health Care through Consumer-Directed Health Plans

May 30, 2018 — Hearing Advisory

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on “Lowering Costs and Expanding Access to Health Care through Consumer-Directed Health Plans.” The hearing will examine trends in enrollment and demographics for health spending account holders and the ...