Chairman:  Joe Pitts (PA-16)
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.



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)


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)

October 6, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives this week will consider a resolution creating a select panel within the Energy and Commerce Committee for the purpose of investigating abortion practices, and the handling of and policies regarding fetal tissue, its cost, and how it is obtained. The Speaker of the House will appoint members to the panel.

October 5, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: The Government Accountability Office (GAO) compared plans in five states and found that costs (deductibles, copayments, coinsurance, and premiums) were almost always less for selected CHIP plans when compared to states' benchmark health plans.

October 2, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of October 5.  Additionally, H.R.

October 2, 2015 | Press Release

Guthrie: “It’s bills like these that have a real, positive impact on the lives of folks in Kentucky and all across the country.”

October 1, 2015 | Press Release

The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, October 8, 2015, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Examining Legislative Proposals to Combat our Nation’s Drug Abuse Crisis.” Subcommittee members will review a series of bipartisan bills to address the growing threat of drug abuse.