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)

July 11, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health today examined how to ease the transition of military emergency medical technicians (EMTs) into civilian EMT jobs. The hearing focused on the Veteran Medical Technician Support Act of 2012 (H.R. 4124), authored by Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Rep.

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July 10, 2012 | Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today made the following remarks on the House floor during debate of H.R. 6079, which fully repeals the president’s health care law:

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July 9, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the following statement after President Barack Obama signed the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act into law.

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July 6, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee today released a new staff analysis of adolescent risk taking and the most effective approaches to prevent unintended teen pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections.

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June 25, 2012 | Letter

Excerpt: The Committee on Energy and Commerce is investigating whether the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is complying with Federal safety requirements in its operation of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory, also known as CDC Building 18, a $214 million Biosafety Level 3 germ lab facility used for experiments involving anthrax, dangerous strains of influenza, the SARS

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