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)

October 29, 2013 | Blog Post

Energy and Commerce Republicans Introduce Keep Your Health Plan Act

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October 28, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) will introduce legislation this evening to protect the many Americans whose health plans are being cancelled because of the health law.

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October 26, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In the Weekly Republican Address, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) highlighted efforts to provide fairness for all Americans under the president’s health care law, and get to the bottom of what went wrong with its rollout.

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October 25, 2013 | Blog Post

In a blog post on Sunday, October 20, the administration announced a so-called tech surge would be undertaken to improve the troubled health care law’s exchange sign-up process, writing, “Our team is bringing in some of the best and brightest from both inside and outside government to scrub in with t

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October 24, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: We write to request the most updated information on the timing of account transfers to states, including responses to these specific requests which seek to ensure the program is protected from any hurried eligibility determinations or improper enrollment due to rushed timelines and flawed operations.

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October 23, 2013 | ICYMI

OBAMACARE #BROKENPROMISES ALERT
President Obama: “No One Will Take It Away, No Matter What”

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