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)

August 12, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today applauded the news that two more committee bills, H.R. 4631, the Autism CARES Act, and H.R. 3548, the Improving Trauma Care Act, were signed into law late Friday. The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep.

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August 12, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton: “It's clear that not everyone who signed up has completed and continued enrollment, and the latest stats from a top insurer could suggest a startling trend.”

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August 8, 2014 | ICYMI

Rep. Cassidy: “The self-proclaimed 'most transparent administration in history' has failed to shoot straight with the American public.”

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August 6, 2014 | ICYMI

“We want to find out people’s concerns and discover what barriers they are facing… We want to give people hope.”

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August 5, 2014 | ICYMI

As the 21st Century Cures initiative advances, broad support continues to build for the effort to accelerate the path to cures. Bobby Franklin, president and CEO of the National Venture Capital Association, writes in Reuters PE HUB,  “Recently, the House Energy and Commerce Committee launched a legislative effort to ensure that the U.S.

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August 5, 2014 | ICYMI

Florida Announces Premiums Set to Increase An Average
 of 13.2 percent – Some Plans to Jump 23 Percent

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