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

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)

Democrats

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)

January 27, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Marking a new phase on the path to better, faster cures, the House Energy and Commerce Committee today released an initial discussion document outlining some specific proposals that have been shared throughout

>>
January 27, 2015 | Press Release

Due to inclement weather, today's scheduled committee activity has been postponed by one hour.

>>
January 23, 2015 | ICYMI

Cures initiative “boldly ventured into the arena of policy issues that go beyond reform of regulatory bodies and additional governmental funding for research.”

>>
January 23, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of January 26. The committee will explore what elements should be included in legislation to protect consumers from data breaches and review a number of public health bills.

>>
January 23, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: We write today out of concern over the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) oversight of states' eligibility determinations and use of Medicaid dollars for the coverage of long term services and supports (LTSS).

>>

Pages