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 15, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of May 18. The full committee will vote on the nonpartisan 21st Century Cures Act. Members will also continue work to build the Architecture of Abundance and conduct oversight of the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic.

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May 14, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Health Subcommittee today approved the 21st Century Cures Act, marking an important step forward for the 21st Century Cures initiative.

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May 14, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After more than a year of listening to and engaging with patients and other experts across the country, the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today advanced the 21st Century Cures Act by a voice vote.

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May 14, 2015 | ICYMI

#Cures2015 Legislation Will Help Patients Who Need It Most

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May 14, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today unveiled an updated draft of the 21st Century Cures Act as support for the multiyear initiative continues to build. 21st Century Cures is a new approach to tackle disease by updating how we research and regulate.

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