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)

January 9, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - A new report from the Health and Human Services Inspector General underscores the reality of security concerns surrounding the health law’s exchanges.  Marketwatch reports, “The Centers for Medicare and

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January 8, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today spoke in support of H.R. 3527, the Poison Center Network Act. H.R. 3527 was introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE).

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January 8, 2014 | Blog Post

Administration Not Able to Escape Health Law’s Problems As It Attempts to Redefine the Debate

Despite hopes from administration officials that 2014 would offer a brighter future for its health care law, the new year is already delivering more headaches all across the country.

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January 7, 2014 | ICYMI

As Administration Runs From Enrollment Numbers, House Schedules Vote to Demand Transparency

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January 6, 2014 | Fact Sheet

Americans Deserve To Know When Obamacare Has Put Their Personal Information At Risk

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