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)

April 14, 2015 | ICYMI

A recent report prepared by the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that H.R. 2 promotes more honest budgeting, provides certainty for Medicare physicians, promotes higher quality care for seniors, and strengthens Medicare over the long term. Or as Ryan Ellis of Americans for Tax Reform writes in National Review Online, “H.R.

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April 13, 2015 | ICYMI

Example of How New Technology is Helping Patients & Doctors Around the World

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April 13, 2015 | ICYMI

Good Enough for an Olympian, But NOT Obamacare

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April 10, 2015 | Fact Sheet

Impact of H.R. 2, The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015

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April 10, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing and markup schedule for the week of April 13. Members will review draft bills to protect affordable energy, improve chemical safety, and stop abusive patent practices and will also discuss post-acute health care delivery in Medicare.

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