Chairman:  Joe Pitts (PA-16)
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.



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)


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)

April 20, 2015 | ICYMI

Upton: “There’s no family that won’t be impacted by this.”

April 17, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of April 20. Members will discuss legislative language to create a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce. The committee will also continue its review of the ongoing problem of prescription drug and opioid abuse.

April 17, 2015 | ICYMI


April 16, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing to discuss options for improving post-acute care (PAC) for Medicare patients.

April 14, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today issued the following statement after the Senate approved H.R. 2, the Medicare access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.

April 14, 2015 | ICYMI

A recent report prepared by the Office of the Actuary at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that H.R. 2 promotes more honest budgeting, provides certainty for Medicare physicians, promotes higher quality care for seniors, and strengthens Medicare over the long term. Or as Ryan Ellis of Americans for Tax Reform writes in National Review Online, “H.R.