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)

February 28, 2014 | Press Release

Pitts: “This ‘pay now, verify later’ directive raises the administration’s unaccountability to the likes we have not seen.”

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February 27, 2014 | Press Release

Bills Aim to Help Newborns, Trauma Patients, and Veterinarians

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February 27, 2014 | ICYMI

Reports of Stimulus Fraud in Texas Spur Committee Investigation into Obama Administration’s Ability to Detect and Prevent Fraud

Letters to CMS, HHS Inspector General Raise Concerns about Screening Process for Facilities Receiving Federal Funds

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February 27, 2014 | Press Release

Members and Witnesses Urge Increased Enforcement Measures to Detect and Punish Illegal, Counterfeit Drug Manufacturing and Distribution

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February 26, 2014 | Press Release

Multiple Analyses Find Administration’s Proposed Rule Would Lead to More #BrokenPromises, Higher Costs, and Fewer Choices for Seniors  

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