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)

September 18, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), today held a hearing to discuss, “Suicide Prevention and Treatment: Helping Loved Ones in Mental Health Crisis.”

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September 18, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt:  We write to express concerns about the tone and tenor of letters that Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) sent on June 27 and July 9, 2014, to several states. We certainly believe it is appropriate to expect accountability from states as full partners in the administration of the Medicaid program.

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September 18, 2014 | Press Release

The House Majority Leader today announced that the House is no longer scheduled to be in session tomorrow. However, the Health Subcommittee’s hearing scheduled for tomorrow, September 19, 2014, entitled “21st Century Cures: Examining Ways to Combat Antibiotic Resistance and Foster New Drug Development” will proceed as scheduled.

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September 18, 2014 | ICYMI

Even After Dealing with Broken HealthCare.gov, Families Face Same #BrokenPromises Again

The president sold his health care law on three core promises to the American people:

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September 17, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: The report released yesterday by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on HealthCare.gov indicates that mismanagement of the website’s development by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has created numerous security vulnerabilities.

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September 17, 2014 | ICYMI

Just last week, the House voted in a bipartisan manner to protect American workers from the president’s now broken promise of “If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan.” H.R.

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