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Chairs Rodgers and Guthrie Announce Health Subcommittee Hearing on Health Care Cybersecurity | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #ransomware


Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Subcommittee on Health Chair Brett Guthrie (R-KY) today announced a subcommittee hearing titled “Examining Health Sector Cybersecurity in the Wake of the Change Healthcare Attack.” 

“From telehealth to electronic health records and beyond, the digital age has unlocked numerous possibilities for improving patient access to quality care. At the same time, it has led to a myriad of challenges and vulnerabilities as evidenced most recently by the cyberattack on Change Healthcare,” said Chairs Rodgers and Guthrie. “This hearing will give Members the opportunity to hear from industry experts from across the health care system on what more needs to be done to secure patients’ sensitive health information and protect our health care sector from disruption.” 

Subcommittee on Health hearing titled “Examining Health Sector Cybersecurity in the Wake of the Change Healthcare Attack.” 

WHAT: A hearing to discuss cybersecurity vulnerabilities in the health care sector.  

DATE: Tuesday, April 16, 2024    

TIME: 10:00 AM ET 

LOCATION: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building    

WITNESSES: Witnesses will be announced and are by invitation only.   

This notice is at the direction of the Chair. The hearing will be open to the public and press and will be live streamed online at https://energycommerce.house.gov/. If you have any questions concerning the hearing, please contact Emma Schultheis with the Committee staff at [email protected]. If you have any press-related questions, please contact Christopher Krepich at [email protected]

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