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)

July 10, 2015 | Press Release

 

Over 700 Groups Stand Behind #Cures2015

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July 10, 2015 | Press Release

This morning as the House considers H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, more than 100 patient groups and organizations are voicing their support for the bill’s Innovation Fund to help boost research and support scientists.

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July 10, 2015 | Blog Post

Chairman Upton: “21st Century Cures seeks to capture just a sliver of the hope and optimism that countless patients like Brooke, Brielle, Max, and Madison exude despite sometimes insurmountable odds.”

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July 9, 2015 | ICYMI

Pitts and Bilirakis Share Support for the 21st Century Cures Act

As the House prepares to vote on H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, this morning, Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA) and committee member Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) remind us of the motivation behind the initiative.

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July 9, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today delivered the following remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives in strong support of H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act. 

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July 9, 2015 | ICYMI

“You May Want To Tune In” as House Votes TOMORROW

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