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)

May 16, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released its latest white paper in the 21st Century Cures initiative. The paper reviews the glaring gap between the number of diseases and the number of treatments.

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May 15, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released a report regarding its investigation of federal programs that address severe mental illness (SMI).

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May 14, 2014 | Press Release

The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Keeping the Promise: Site of Service Medicare Payment Reforms.” Mark E. Miller, PhD, Executive Director from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission will testify.

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May 14, 2014 | ICYMI

Rep. Morgan Griffith Demands Transparency From the Administration on Health Care Premiums  

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May 13, 2014 | ICYMI

Republicans have long warned that Obamacare did nothing to ensure that Americans would have timely access to quality and affordable health care from the providers they choose. Now, nearly six months after the law has taken effect, these warnings are becoming a reality. The law’s many mandates and controls have led to a predictable outcome: narrower networks and limited choices.

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