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

Chairman: Joe Pitts (PA)
Vice Chairman: Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Ed Whitfield (KY)
John Shimkus (IL)
Mike Rogers (MI)
Tim Murphy (PA)
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Phil Gingrey (GA)
Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA)
Leonard Lance (NJ)
Bill Cassidy (LA)
Brett Guthrie (KY)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Gus Bilirakis (FL)
Renee Ellmers (NC)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI)

Democrats

Ranking Member: Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ)
John D. Dingell (MI)
Eliot L. Engel (NY)
Lois Capps (CA)
Jan Schakowsky (IL)
Jim Matheson (UT)
Gene Green (TX)
G.K. Butterfield (NC)
John Barrow (GA)
Donna M. Christensen (VI)
Kathy Castor (FL)
John Sarbanes (MD)
Henry A. Waxman (CA)

February 6, 2014 | Press Release

Bipartisan, Bicameral Agreement Marks Next Step in Process to Repeal Flawed SGR Formula and Replace it With a System Aimed At Protecting Seniors

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February 6, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders yesterday sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius regarding the inability to process appeals of errors in the applications of those applying for an

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February 5, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders yesterday sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius regarding the inability to process appeals of errors in the applications of those applying for and obtaining health care coverage through the health care law’s exchanges.

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February 5, 2014 | Blog Post

Whether You Call It a “Choice” or a “Disincentive,” 2.5 Million Fewer Full-Time Employees Is Bad For the Economy 

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February 4, 2014 | Press Release

Key Facts Ignored As White House Turns to Chairman of Council of Economic Advisors in Panicked Attempt to Defend CBO Analysis

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February 4, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton Hails Landmark Collaboration Between NIH and Drug Companies In Race to Discover Better Cures

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