Rodgers and Guthrie Chairs to Hold Subcommittee Hearing on Healthcare Cybersecurity

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Subcommittee on Health Chair Brett Guthrie (R-KY) announced a subcommittee hearing titled “Examining Health Sector Cybersecurity in the Wake of the Change Healthcare Attack.” The digital age has allowed for great advancements in patient access to quality care, but it has also brought about new challenges and vulnerabilities, as seen in the recent cyberattack on Change Healthcare. The hearing will provide industry experts with the opportunity to discuss what steps need to be taken to secure patients’ health information and protect the health care sector from disruptions.

The Subcommittee on Health hearing will focus on cybersecurity vulnerabilities within the health care sector. The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at 10:00 AM ET, and will take place at 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. Witnesses for the hearing will be announced and invited to participate. The hearing will be open to the public, press, and will be live streamed online at https://energycommerce.house.gov/. For any inquiries regarding the hearing, please contact Emma Schultheis with the Committee staff at Emma.Schultheis@mail.house.gov. Press-related questions can be directed to Christopher Krepich at Christopher.Krepich@mail.house.gov.

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