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)

May 16, 2013 | Blog Post

WASHINGTON, DC – On the heels of President Obama’s public declarations last Friday that there was no evidence that the massive new health care law is increasing premiums, the Energy and Commerce Committee this week released a report entitled “The Looming Premium Rate Shock.” The report chronicles internal

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May 15, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today advanced legislation to secure America’s prescription drug supply chain and reauthorize two important drug user fee programs for new and generic animal drugs.

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May 15, 2013 | ICYMI

WASHINGTON, DC – Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) last night appeared on Fox Business Network’s Lou Dobbs Tonight to discuss Internet freedom legislation that was unanimously approved by

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May 14, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee leaders commented on the guilty verdict in the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell.

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May 13, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today expressed concern with recent press reports that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has solicited funding from private companies to help implement the health care law.

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