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)

October 1, 2014 | Press Release

And More to Come from Second Open Enrollment Period

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September 30, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the confirmed case of Ebola in the United States. The committee has been receiving regular, bipartisan briefings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the last several weeks and will hold a hearing on the issue in the coming weeks.

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September 30, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The bipartisan 21st Century Cures initiative has encouraged a rich, robust discussion over the past several months, with multiple hearings and roundtables in both Washington and around the country. Next week, the effort will continue with a roundtable in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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September 30, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office today issued a legal opinion demonstrating that the administration lacks a congressional appropriation to use taxpayer dollars to cover insurance company losses in 2015 under the health law’s risk corridor program.

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September 29, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee continues to build upon its bipartisan #RecordOfSuccess. On Friday, President Obama signed into law H.R. 594, the Paul D.

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September 26, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and Senate Finance Committee today sent letters to organizations representing Medicaid health plans seeking input on best practices related to access to and quality of care.

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