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)

April 3, 2014 | Press Release

Upton: “We have a proud record this Congress of working together, and the results to prove it.”

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April 3, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – President Obama today signed the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act, legislation introduced by committee member Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS), marking the tenth Energy and Commerce Committee public health bill to become law in the 113th Congress. This law will redirect wasteful spending on political conventions to important pediatric research.

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April 3, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner regarding the administration’s proposed changes to the Medicare Part D program.

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April 3, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: On February 26, 2014, CMS Principal Deputy Administrator Jonathan Blum testified before the Committee that he was not aware that the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) and others had publicly stated that

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April 2, 2014 | Press Release

FDA Testimony Raises More Concerns Regarding Who Was Involved in Proposal, And Who Wasn’t

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April 1, 2014 | Press Release

House Action Boosts Committee’s Record of Success in the Public Health Arena - Legislation Aimed to Help Train Pediatric Providers

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