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)

December 20, 2013 | Blog Post

Holiday surprises have sadly become routine for the self-proclaimed “most transparent administration in history.” It is not surprising that as we approach the Christmas holiday, the administration is quietly announcing yet another major change to its signature health care law.

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December 19, 2013 | ICYMI

#Obamacare Delays Threaten Integrity of Medicaid Program, States’ Ability to Process Applications

Iowa HHS Official: “If someone needs to see a health care provider during this interim period, we can’t guarantee coverage.”

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December 19, 2013 | Blog Post

It has been a productive few weeks for the Energy and Commerce Committee. Four of the last ten bills to be signed into law by President Obama are the product of bipartisan committee work on public health issues.

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December 18, 2013 | Press Release

#BrokenPromises, Cancellations, and Higher Costs Hallmarks of Health Law

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December 16, 2013 | Press Release

Despite Promise to Lower Costs By $2,500, Americans are Learning Harsh Reality of Health Law’s Sticker Shock

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December 13, 2013 | ICYMI

Nearly 6 Million Americans Now Paying the Price Due to President’s “Lie of the Year”

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