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 12, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today released its latest white paper in the 21st Century Cures initiative.

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May 12, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Continuing thier efforts to protect seniors, House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner expressing concerns about the health care law’s negative effects on Medicare Advantage.

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May 12, 2014 | ICYMI

21st Century Cures Initiative Offers Hope

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May 9, 2014 | ICYMI

Under the leadership of Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA), the committee has spent more than a year reviewing the federal programs that address severe mental illness. Chairman Murphy, a child psychologist, introduced H.R.

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May 8, 2014 | ICYMI

#BrokenPromise Alert

Insurance Providers Confirm President’s Repeated Promise to Lower Premiums for Americans Will Not Hold True

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May 7, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations today heard testimony from some of the nation’s largest health insurance providers and the trade groups that represent them regarding the status of the president’s health care law, enrollment, and implementation.

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