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)

August 22, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton: “The 21st Century Cures effort truly affects every single American and these discussions are a critical part of the process.”

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August 20, 2014 | ICYMI

#BrokenPromises Alert

Health Law Leaves Businesses With Higher Costs, Employees With Fewer Hours

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August 20, 2014 | ICYMI

Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) takes the 21st Century Cures Initiative to Indiana

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August 19, 2014 | Press Release

The Energy and Commerce Committee’s 21st Century Cures initiative has garnered significant support since its start earlier this year. Now, members of the committee are bringing the conversation back home. Health care professionals and patients continue to share their ideas and first-hand experiences as members host events in their home states and communities across the nation.

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August 19, 2014 | ICYMI

Questions continue to mount about the administration’s lack of transparency regarding the president’s health law.

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August 15, 2014 | ICYMI

After six hearings and three roundtables in Washington over the past several months, Energy and Commerce Committee members are taking the 21st Century Cures conversation back home and around the country. Committee member Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) is hosting two roundtable events, the first of which will be held Tuesday at 1:30 PM in Lutz, Florida.

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