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 4, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After more than three years, billions of dollars, and countless assurances from administration officials that the health care law was “working the way it’s supposed to,” the

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October 4, 2013 | Blog Post

Federally Funded Navigators Advised Against Going Door-to-Door to Enroll – Same Rules Do Not Apply to Non-Federally Funded Groups

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October 3, 2013 | ICYMI

Health Law Working the Way It’s Supposed to in Louisiana?

Glitches and Delays to Blame as Bayou State’s Largest Insurer Does Not Enroll a Single Person on Launch Day

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October 2, 2013 | Blog Post

It has already been documented that the first day of the health care law’s open enrollment was riddled with ‘glitches,’ disappointments, confusion, and even more delays. But the problems don’t stop there.

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October 2, 2013 | ICYMI

“This law is not ready for prime time and it never will be.” – Rep. Renee Ellmers
 

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October 2, 2013 | ICYMI

Burgess: “They have had so much time and so much money to get this thing up and working, and it’s not working.”

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