Press Releases

Chairman Roskam Announces Hearing on the Medicare Advantage Program

May 01, 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 “The Current Status of and Quality in the Medicare Advantage Program.” The hearing will focus on opportunities to improve and grow the Medicare Advantage program. The witnesses will speak to the operation of high quality ...

Brady on FOX & Friends

May 01, 2018 — In Case You Missed It...

Yesterday, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) joined Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade on FOX & Friends to discuss tax reform and what phase ...

Brady Statement on GDP Report for 1st Quarter of 2018

April 27, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement after the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its report on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2018: "Even with the tax cuts just beginning to kick in for families, this is an encouraging start to what is ...

W&M Applauds CMS’ Efforts to Reduce Regulatory Burdens, Improve Patient Care

April 25, 2018 — Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a list of proposed policies to break down burdensome regulatory barriers in the Medicare program that get in the way of patient care. Upon the announcement of these policy changes, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement:

Chairman Reichert Opening Statement at Hearing on The Opioid Crisis

April 25, 2018 — Opening Statements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Dave Reichert (R-WA) delivered the following opening statement at a hearing on The Opioid Crisis: Stopping the Flow of Synthetic Opioids in the International Mail System. CLICK HERE to watch the hearing. Remarks as prepared for ...

Ways and Means Members Ask for IRS Tax Day Technical Failure Explanation

April 24, 2018 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), Oversight Subcommittee Ranking Member John Lewis (D-GA), Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA), and Members of the Subcommittee sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requesting Acting Commissioner David Kautter provide answers to a series of questions regarding the agency’s systems crash ...