Chairman:  Joe Pitts (PA-16)
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.



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)


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)

July 6, 2015 | Blog Post

The 21st Century Cures Act is a transformative approach to health reform that seeks better, faster, safer, and more innovative approaches to treat diseases and medical conditions that currently lack effective therapies.

July 6, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services demanding answers regarding the federal select agent program.

July 6, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: We are writing to obtain baseline information about enforcement of the federal select agent program (FSAP).

July 6, 2015 | ICYMI

 “Upton is leading a revolution—a quiet revolution of results, including, most likely, new medical cures.”

July 5, 2015 | ICYMI

The 21st Century Cures process involved dozens of hearings and roundtables across the country to gather ideas and feedback from experts across the health innovation ecosystem.

July 2, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing schedule for the week of July 6.