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 22, 2013 | ICYMI

In advance of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Thursday hearing on “PPACA Implementation Failures: Didn’t Know or Didn’t Disclose?” committee leaders have taken to the airwaves to discuss the multitude of problems with the president’s health

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October 21, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced that it has invited several of the health care law’s top contractors to testify at this Thursday’s hearing – PPACA Implementation: Didn’t Know or Didn’t Disclose?

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October 21, 2013 | Blog Post

President Obama marked the first day of open enrollment under the health care law with a speech in the Rose Garden where he asked the American people for understanding as the administration addressed what it characterized as “glitches.” Three weeks later, the president heads back to the Rose Garden today to address a still-frustrated America.

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October 19, 2013 | ICYMI

Will Administration Stay Mum on Obamacare?

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October 18, 2013 | Blog Post

Now 18 days into the health law’s open enrollment period, the news seems to keep on getting worse.

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October 17, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced a full committee hearing – PPACA Implementation Failures: Didn’t Know or Didn’t Disclose? – to examine the health care law’s troubled rollout on Thursday, October 24 in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

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