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 21, 2014 | Press Release

The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Monday, July 28, 2014, at 3 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Protecting Americans from Illegal Bailouts and Plan Cancellations Under the President’s Health Care Law.” Witnesses to be announced.

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July 21, 2014 | ICYMI

The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Joe Pitts (R-PA), last week held a hearing with witnesses from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General to discuss the independent watchdog’s

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July 18, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of July 21.

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July 18, 2014 | ICYMI

BIO President and CEO Jim Greenwood and Chairman Upton
Discuss the #Path2Cures

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July 18, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Committee will continue its efforts on 21st Century Cures with a roundtable next Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at 10 a.m., in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Members and participants will discuss how the rise of personalized medicine and advances in science and technology can shape the health care system in the 21st century.

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July 17, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittees on Communications and Technology and Health today held a joint hearing to discuss how the intersection of technology and health care in the 21st century can accelerate the #Path2Cures.

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