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)

November 16, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Late yesterday, HHS announced states would have one more month to decide how and whether to implement Obamacare’s health exchanges.

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November 13, 2012 | Letter

To read the letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, click here.

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October 25, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – A day after his inauguration, President Obama promised his administration would be defined by its openness and transparency, proudly declaring, "I will

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October 25, 2012 | Letter

Excerpt: HHS has failed to issue even one of these annual reports required by law during the nearly four years you have been Secretary. It also means that the 2009 annual report is now more than 1,000 days overdue.

To read the letter, click here.

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October 23, 2012 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Office of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor released a new report entitled The Imperial Presidency to highlight the Obama administration’s massive regulatory overreach and disregard for the legislative process.

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October 18, 2012 | ICYMI

Without repeal or delay, the full implementation of ObamaCare is now less than 15 months away. Yet citizens and policymakers face a mounting level of questions, fears and frustrations.

Unfortunately, the administration’s continuing silence on its plans leaves patients, states and Congress with more anxiety than answers and taxpayers on the hook for it all.

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