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)

August 29, 2013 | Letter

To read a copy of the letter, click here.

To achieve a broad sampling, these letters were sent to all grant recipients in states receiving 61 percent of Navigator dollars. Those groups and states are:

Arizona

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August 29, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts (R-PA), and Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) today released the first

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August 28, 2013 | ICYMI

Implementation of the president’s health care law has been riddled with broken promises that have led to more expensive health care, the loss of existing coverage, and headaches for families and businesses trying to comply with the law’s many mandates.

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August 26, 2013 | ICYMI

The Washington Post reports, “With a key deadline approaching, state officials across the country are scrambling to get the Affordable Care Act’s complex computer syst

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August 22, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders yesterday sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew again requesting information on the administration’s sudden July 4th holiday decision to delay the health care law’s employer mandate for one year.

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August 21, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: While we appreciate your quick response to our letter and your providing a witness for the hearing, both the testimony of Mr.

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