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)

March 6, 2014 | Press Release

Rep. Renee Ellmers: “Millions of our seniors are facing catastrophic changes to their Medicare Part D benefits and today I’m introducing a bill to stop it.”

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March 6, 2014 | ICYMI

Walden: “Their investigation will help taxpayers get answers about what happened at Cover Oregon and the over $300 million that has been allocated to the state.”

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March 6, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton Outlines Vision for Accelerating Cures with the Help of Modern Technologies

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March 5, 2014 | Press Release

Another Day, Another Delay: Administration to Allow Health Plans it Once Attacked as “Subpar” to Continue to be Offered Through 2016

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March 5, 2014 | ICYMI

The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee recently held a hearing to highlight the administration’s proposed changes to the Medicare Part D program and discuss how those changes would lead to more broken health care promises – this time for America’s

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March 4, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today discussed opportunities to improve the management of the Medicare program and what immediate steps should be taken to address waste and fraud in the program.

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