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 15, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: The day after a CMS official informed the Committee about the potential loss of your emails, HHS provided the Committee with additional documents related to our review of HealthCare.gov. One of the emails in this production shows that you directed a subordinate to delete an email communication featuring a number of White House representatives.

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August 15, 2014 | Press Release

Committee Leaders Press Tavenner for Answers Regarding Request for Staff to Delete Email, Status of Missing Emails

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August 13, 2014 | ICYMI

Pitts: “The administration’s utter disregard for taxpayer dollars and refusal to be transparent with the American people is wholly unacceptable.”

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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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