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)

May 7, 2014 | ICYMI

Leaders from the National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration, and other prominent experts joined Energy and Commerce Committee members yesterday for the inaugural roundtable in the 21st Century Cures initiative.

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May 6, 2014 | ICYMI

The Energy and Commerce Committee today will host a distinguished group of thought leaders for the first public discussion regarding the recently unveiled 21st Century Cures initiative. Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep.

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May 2, 2014 | Blog Post

The White House is Celebrating Higher Costs, Fewer Choices, and a Technology Nightmare that Cost Taxpayers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

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May 2, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of May 5, 2014. The committee will hold a roundtable discussion on biomedical innovation, review the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s FY 2015 budget, and examine Obamacare enrollment.

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May 2, 2014 | Blog Post

The fight for faster cures in the 21st century will not only foster breakthrough medical innovations, make our health care system more efficient, and, most importantly, save lives—it will also help grow our economy. According to a recent Bureau of Economics Analysis, health care expenditures rose by 9.9% this year.

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May 1, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing, “Telehealth to Digital Medicine: How 21st Century Technology Can Benefit Patients,” to explore how advances in technology can be harnessed to advance our nation’s health care system and help more patients.

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