Chairman Doggett Announces Health Subcommittee Hearing on Protecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills
House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Lloyd Doggett announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing entitled “Hearing on Protecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills” on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building.
In view of the limited time available to hear witnesses, oral testimony at this hearing will be from invited witnesses only. However, any individual or organization not scheduled for an oral appearance may submit a written statement for consideration by the Committee and for inclusion in the printed record of the hearing.
DETAILS FOR SUBMISSION OF WRITTEN COMMENTS:
Please Note: Any person(s) and/or organization(s) wishing to submit written comments for the hearing record can do so here: WMDem.Submission@mail.house.gov.
Please ATTACH your submission as a Word document, in compliance with the formatting requirements listed below, by the close of business on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
For questions, or if you encounter technical problems, please call (202) 225-3625.
The Committee relies on electronic submissions for printing the official hearing record. As always, submissions will be included in the record according to the discretion of the Committee. The Committee will not alter the content of your submission, but reserves the right to format it according to guidelines. Any submission provided to the Committee by a witness, any materials submitted for the printed record, and any written comments in response to a request for written comments must conform to the guidelines listed below. Any submission not in compliance with these guidelines will not be printed, but will be maintained in the Committee files for review and use by the Committee.
All submissions and supplementary materials must be submitted in a single document via email, provided in Word format and must not exceed a total of 10 pages. Witnesses and submitters are advised that the Committee relies on electronic submissions for printing the official hearing record.
All submissions must include a list of all clients, persons and/or organizations on whose behalf the witness appears. The name, company, address, telephone, and fax numbers of each witness must be included in the body of the email. Please exclude any personal identifiable information in the attached submission.
Failure to follow the formatting requirements may result in the exclusion of a submission. All submissions for the record are final.
The Committee seeks to make its facilities accessible to persons with disabilities. If you require special accommodations, please call (202) 225-3625 in advance of the event (four business days’ notice is requested). Questions regarding special accommodation needs in general (including availability of Committee materials in alternative formats) may be directed to the Committee as noted above.
Note: All Committee advisories are available [here].