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 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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October 1, 2013 | Blog Post

This morning Americans across the country took the administration at its word, believing that the health care exchanges were “on track” and would be open for business and the law would be “

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October 1, 2013 | ICYMI

October 1, 2013

By Chairmen Fred Upton (R-MI), Dave Camp (R-MI), and John Kline (R-MN)

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September 30, 2013 | Blog Post

The Obama administration’s signature health law is scheduled to officially launch tomorrow, but it appears the delays and missed deadlines that have plagued implementation will continue.

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