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

Joe Pitts (PA), Chairman
Brett Guthrie (KY), Vice Chairman
Ed Whitfield (KY)
John Shimkus (IL)
Tim Murphy (PA)
Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA)
Leonard Lance (NJ)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Gus Bilirakis (FL)
Billy Long (MO)
Renee Ellmers (NC)
Larry Bucshon (IN)
Susan Brooks (IN)
Chris Collins (NY)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI) (Ex Officio)

Democrats

Gene Green (TX), Ranking Member
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Lois Capps (CA)
Jan Schakowsky (IL)
G. K. Butterfield (NC)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John Sarbanes (MD)
Doris O. Matsui (CA)
Ben Ray Lujan (NM)
Kurt Schrader (OR)
Joseph P. Kennedy, III (MA)
Tony Cardenas (CA)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ) (Ex Officio)

April 30, 2015 | Hearing

Hearing Notice

To read a related press release, click here.

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April 24, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of April 27. Members will take major steps toward advancing 21st Century Cures and building the Architecture of Abundance. Members will also discuss ways to make the FCC more transparent and will continue their review of opioid abuse.

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April 23, 2015 | Blog Post

Next Week’s Legislative Hearing Will Mark Exactly ONE YEAR Since Upton and DeGette Embarked Upon the #Path2Cures

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April 23, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - After nearly a year of listening to patients, innovators, researchers, providers, and regulators, 21st Century Cures next week will take the next step in the legislative phase with a hearing, “Legislative Hearing on 21st Century Cures,” on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

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April 21, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 471, the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2015, as part of the committee’s ongoing effort to address the growing problem of prescription drug abuse.

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