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

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)

Democrats

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)

September 11, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today advanced H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act, legislation authored by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA). This bill would allow plans available on the group market in 2013 to continue to be offered through 2018, protecting workers from looming plan cancellations.

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September 10, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives last night approved four Energy and Commerce Committee bills to improve public health, building on the committee’s proven record of bipartisan success. Each measure was approved by voice vote.

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September 10, 2014 | Letter

The following organizations have expressed support for H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act:

Americans for Tax Reform

Concerned Women of America

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September 10, 2014 | ICYMI

The 21st Century Cures initiative continues this morning with its latest Washington, D.C., roundtable featuring an all-star panel of esteemed health innovators, philanthropists, and thought leaders.

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September 9, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing in the 21st Century Cures initiative to discuss proposed guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the regulation of Lab Developed Tests (LDTs).

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September 9, 2014 | Press Release

House to Vote on Cassidy Bill Wednesday to Protect Millions from President’s #BrokenPromises

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