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 21, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: While we appreciate your quick response to our letter and your providing a witness for the hearing, both the testimony of Mr.

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August 21, 2013 | Blog Post

Another day, another broken promise. It turns out that if you are on your spouse’s health care plan, and you like it, you may not be able to keep it as the new health care law kicks in.

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August 20, 2013 | Blog Post

As we fast approach the health care law’s October 1, 2013, implementation, thousands of unsuspecting residents in New Jersey and Colorado have become the latest health care consumers to face the law’s costly consequences.

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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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