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)

September 8, 2014 | Fact Sheet

“[W]e will keep this promise to the American people: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. If you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period.”

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September 5, 2014 | Blog Post

Cassidy: “As a doctor, I understand that we must have thoughtful solutions to protect American workers from the damage caused by the president’s broken promises.”

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September 5, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of September 8, 2014. The committee will advance the #Path2Cures effort with a Health Subcommittee hearing Tuesday and roundtable Wednesday, continue its oversight of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, and review legislation to improve care for victims of human trafficking.

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September 5, 2014 | ICYMI

Denver Lung Cancer Survivor Calls 21st Century Cures An “Incredible Endeavor”

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September 4, 2014 | Press Release

Does President Obama still object to providing Americans with the peace of mind that they will be alerted if their personally identifiable information is jeopardized?”

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September 4, 2014 | Press Release

The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, September 11, 2014, at 9:15 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will review legislation authored by Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) to improve the training of health providers to better identify victims of human trafficking.

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