Last updated on: 7/9/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

Office of Oversight and Investigations of the US Senate Committe on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of July 9, 2010

Description:

“Chairman Rockefeller [D-WV] started the Oversight & Investigations office at the beginning of 2009… Thus far, the office has investigated waste, fraud and abuse of the Small Business Innovation Research program; the lack of consumer choice and transparency in the health insurance industry; and aggressive online sales practices that cause millions of consumers to inadvertently enroll in membership clubs.”

“Oversight & Investigations,” commerce.senate.gov (accessed July 9, 2010)

Mission:

“The office’s mandate is to oversee private sector industries and federal agencies under the Commerce Committee’s jurisdiction and expose conduct that harms consumers or wastes taxpayers’ money.”

“Oversight & Investigations,” commerce.senate.gov (accessed July 9, 2010)

Other:
None found
Quoted in:
  1. Does Obamacare restrict insurance companies' profits?