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)

July 17, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittees on Communications and Technology and Health today held a joint hearing to discuss how the intersection of technology and health care in the 21st century can accelerate the #Path2Cures.

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July 17, 2014 | Blog Post

An expert panel of witnesses today testified at a joint hearing of the Communications and Technology and Health Subcommittees to discuss opportunities for technology to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery cycle of new cures and treatments.

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July 17, 2014 | Blog Post

The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), on Wednesday held a hearing to explore the recent safety lapses at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention involving anthrax, smallpox, and an avian influenza virus.

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July 16, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing with witnesses Kay Daly and Joyce Greenleaf from the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.

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July 16, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT), today highlighted a new GAO report entitled, “MEDICAID: Assessment of Variation among States in Per-Enrollee Spending,” which details variations in state Medicaid spending while exami

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