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)

July 8, 2014 | ICYMI

The second open enrollment period for the president’s health care law begins in just four months, but the unresolved back end issues have left some who purchased plans in the first enrollment period still without coverage.

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July 3, 2014 | Blog Post

Just one year ago, the Obama administration quietly announced two major changes to the president’s health care law whil

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July 3, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of July 7, 2014. The committee will hold two hearings to continue its 21st Century Cures initiative. Members will discuss opportunities for modernizing clinical trials and incorporating patient perspectives in the #Path2Cures.

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July 2, 2014 | ICYMI

Health Subcommittee Vice Chairman Reviews
Administration Report on Millions of Obamacare “Inconsistencies”

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July 1, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement today regarding two new reports from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General detailing concerns surrounding eligibility verification for those purchasing health care plans through the exchanges.

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June 30, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA) applauded today’s Supreme Court decision to defend religious freedom in the case of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood versus Burwell.

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