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)

November 25, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: HHS has explicitly stated illegal immigrants or those with deferred status through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program would not be eligible for Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or health insurance subsidies under PPACA.

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November 24, 2014 | Blog Post

 

 

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November 20, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton: “(With) disease, it doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or a Democrat or Independent… We want to solve these issues.”

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November 19, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Committee continued its oversight of the ongoing Ebola outbreak this week with two hearings. The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), held a hearing to review the U.S.

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November 18, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: It is estimated that every year roughly 50,000 children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) graduate from high school and age out of their school-based support system. They are entering into adulthood and a society that may not be prepared to meet their personal and employment needs and that ultimlately limits their productivity and self-sufficiency.

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November 18, 2014 | ICYMI

Partnering for Cures Panel Discusses How to Overcome Obstacles in Health Field  

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