Chairman:  Joe Pitts (PA-16)
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.



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)


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)

July 10, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will host a media availability TODAY following the House vote on H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act.

July 10, 2015 | ICYMI

The House is poised to vote this morning on H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, and support continues to flood in.

July 10, 2015 | Press Release


Over 700 Groups Stand Behind #Cures2015

July 10, 2015 | Press Release

This morning as the House considers H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, more than 100 patient groups and organizations are voicing their support for the bill’s Innovation Fund to help boost research and support scientists.

July 10, 2015 | Blog Post

Chairman Upton: “21st Century Cures seeks to capture just a sliver of the hope and optimism that countless patients like Brooke, Brielle, Max, and Madison exude despite sometimes insurmountable odds.”

July 9, 2015 | ICYMI

Pitts and Bilirakis Share Support for the 21st Century Cures Act

As the House prepares to vote on H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, this morning, Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA) and committee member Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) remind us of the motivation behind the initiative.