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)

November 20, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep.

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November 20, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Member Representative Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) on Monday introduced H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act. H.R. 3522 would help protect employees from President Obama’s broken promise that, “If you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan. Period.” H.R.

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November 19, 2013 | ICYMI

Subcommittee Learns HealthCare.gov Marketplace Still 30-40 Percent Incomplete, Insurer Payment System Not Yet Built

Industry source: “Like setting up an online bank without setting up a way to make deposits.”

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November 19, 2013 | ICYMI

Two weeks after being warned by McKinsey, Sebelius appeared before Health Subcommittee and insisted, “We have the federal hub on track and on time… I can tell you we are on track.”   

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November 19, 2013 | Press Release

At today’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on “Security of HealthCare.gov,” the Deputy Chief Information Officer and Deputy Director of the Office of Information Services at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Henry Chao,

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November 19, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), held a hearing today on “Examining Federal Regulation of Mobile Medical Apps and Other Health Software.” Today’s hearing reviewed a final guidance by the Food and Drug Administration to regulate mobile medical applications and certain health-related software.

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