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)

August 19, 2013 | ICYMI

In late July, the Chicago Tribune editorialized on the health law’s “part-timing of America” as “one more reason to rewrite, or halt, Obamacare.” President Obama’s hometown paper has followed up with a new editorial on the administration’s flouting of its signature health law it fu

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August 15, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced $67 million worth of Navigator grants to 105 different organizations intended to help sell and explain Obamacare to the American people.

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August 13, 2013 | ICYMI

Another day, another delay by the Obama administration as it attempts to implement the president’s health care law prior to October 1.

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August 9, 2013 | Blog Post

Many questions remain with just 52 days until the health care law’s open enrollment begins. President Obama’s press conference this afternoon presents an opportunity to address some of outstanding questions:

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August 7, 2013 | ICYMI

OBAMACARE IMPLEMENTATION: DIFFERENT DAY, DIFFERENT STORY 

AUGUST 1: CMS Chief Assures Congress October 1 Implementation is on Track

AUGUST 2: HHS IG Reports CMS Months Behind on Testing IT Security

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August 6, 2013 | Letter

To read the letter to Booz Allen, click here.

To read the letter to CGI, click here.

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