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)

May 6, 2015 | Blog Post

One Year Ago TODAY “Several hundred people gathered for an expression of hopeful humanity”

One year ago today the 21st Century Cures initiative held its first of many roundtables and hearings to gather ideas from across the country for how to accelerate the pace of cures in the United States.

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May 1, 2015 | Press Release

Upton: “They’re tiny plastic, but big time pollution”

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May 1, 2015 | ICYMI

#SubHealth Discusses Bipartisan Legislation to Address Issue of Cosmetic Microbeads Polluting Waters

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April 30, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing to discuss the 21st Century Cures discussion draft released yesterday.

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April 30, 2015 | Blog Post

“Potential of being one of the most transformational pieces of legislation… since the National Cancer Act of 1971"

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