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)

June 17, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released its latest white paper in the 21st Century Cures initiative exploring how advances in technology can accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery cycle of innovative new cures and treatments.

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June 17, 2014 | ICYMI

Time and again, the Obama administration has chosen to unilaterally rewrite, delay, or reinterpret the president’s signature health care law. Most of these changes have been the result of, or an attempt to cover up, failures in the law and its implementation.

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June 12, 2014 | Press Release

Witness: “Coverage doesn’t necessarily equal access.”

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June 11, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep.

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June 11, 2014 | ICYMI

“The president isn’t keeping his promise to provide quality health insurance to people with pre-existing conditions.”

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