Chairman:  Joe Pitts (PA-16)
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.



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)


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)

September 22, 2015 | ICYMI

Kenosha, Wisconsin, resident Nikki Payne’s family has been “under siege from cancer.” The Kenosha News reports, “Her grandfather died from prostate cancer. Her aunt died from liver cancer.

September 18, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today approved H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act, by a vote of 241 – 187. This bill would invest $235 million in Federally Qualified Health Centers in support of women’s health care, a policy championed by committee member Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC).

September 17, 2015 | Press Release

McMorris Rodgers: “These videos challenge all of us as legislators and as human beings, to reflect and to work towards better protections for women, children and families.”

Blackburn: “It is clear more must be done to protect the lives of these most vulnerable.”

September 17, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Leaders today sent a letter to President Obama urging that he discuss with the Chinese President the heparin contamination case from 2007 and 2008 that led to the deaths and severe rea