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Cutting the Red Tape: Saving Jobs from PPACA’s Harmful Regulations

September 15, 2011

The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Thursday, September 15, 2011, in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing is entitled “Cutting the Red Tape: Saving Jobs from PPACA’s Harmful Regulations.”  

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H.R. 2077

Grandfathered Plans Discussion Draft

Opening statement from Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts

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Witness List

Panel One

Steve Larsen
Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Department of Health and Human Services
Witness Testimony 

Panel Two

Edmund Haislmaier
Senior Research Fellow
Health Policy Studies
The Heritage Foundation
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Grace-Marie Turner
Galen Institute
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Janet Trautwein
Chief Executive Officer
National Association of Health Underwriters
Witness Testimony 

Wendell Blaine Potter
Senior Analyst
The Center for Public Integrity
WItness Testimony 

Lynn Bates Quincy
Senior Policy Analyst
Consumers Union
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony Form)

U.S. Representative Fred Upton

U.S. Representative Joe L. Barton

Congressman Fred Upton has represented the commonsense values of southwest Michigan since 1987. In 2010, Fred was selected by his House colleagues to serve as Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Read More»;