Health

Chairman:  Joe Pitts (PA-16)
Jurisdiction: 
Public health and quarantine; hospital construction; mental health; biomedical research and development; health information technology, privacy, and cybersecurity; public health insurance (Medicare, Medicaid) and private health insurance; medical malpractice and medical malpractice insurance; the regulation of food, drugs, and cosmetics; drug abuse; the Department of Health and Human Services; the National Institutes of Health; the Centers for Disease Control; Indian Health Service; and all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.

Members

Republicans

Chairman: Joe Pitts (PA)
Vice Chairman: Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Ed Whitfield (KY)
John Shimkus (IL)
Mike Rogers (MI)
Tim Murphy (PA)
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Phil Gingrey (GA)
Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA)
Leonard Lance (NJ)
Bill Cassidy (LA)
Brett Guthrie (KY)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Gus Bilirakis (FL)
Renee Ellmers (NC)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI)

Democrats

Ranking Member: Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ)
John D. Dingell (MI)
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Lois Capps (CA)
Jan Schakowsky (IL)
Jim Matheson (UT)
Gene Green (TX)
G.K. Butterfield (NC)
John Barrow (GA)
Donna M. Christensen (VI)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John Sarbanes (MD)
Henry A. Waxman (CA)

August 15, 2014 | Press Release

Committee Leaders Press Tavenner for Answers Regarding Request for Staff to Delete Email, Status of Missing Emails

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August 13, 2014 | ICYMI

Pitts: “The administration’s utter disregard for taxpayer dollars and refusal to be transparent with the American people is wholly unacceptable.”

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August 12, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today applauded the news that two more committee bills, H.R. 4631, the Autism CARES Act, and H.R. 3548, the Improving Trauma Care Act, were signed into law late Friday. The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep.

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August 12, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton: “It's clear that not everyone who signed up has completed and continued enrollment, and the latest stats from a top insurer could suggest a startling trend.”

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August 8, 2014 | ICYMI

Rep. Cassidy: “The self-proclaimed 'most transparent administration in history' has failed to shoot straight with the American public.”

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August 6, 2014 | ICYMI

“We want to find out people’s concerns and discover what barriers they are facing… We want to give people hope.”

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