Chairman:  Joe Pitts (PA-16)
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.



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)


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)

October 27, 2015 | Letter

We write today in response to the estimated costs of the newly-eligible adult Medicaid expansion population recently made public by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service's (CMS) actuary in the 2014 Actuarial Report on the Financial Outlook for Medicaid. We want to better understand the degree to which CMS is conducting robust oversight over federal dollars.

October 27, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Select Investigative Panel Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) expressed disgust upon the release of a new video.

October 26, 2015 | Press Release

The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), has rescheduled this week’s hearing on “Examining the Regulation of Diagnostic Tests and Laboratory Operations.” The hearing will now be held November 17, 2015, at 2 p.m., in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

October 24, 2015 | Press Release

Health Subcommittee Chairman Rep. Joseph R. Pitts (R-PA) this week highlighted the extensive work that the Energy and Commerce Committee has done this year to protect our seniors.

October 23, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC -- The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act by a vote of 240 to 189. The measure repeals a number of harmful provisions in Obamacare, including the Prevention and Public Health Fund, the individual mandate, the employer mandate, and the medical device tax.

October 23, 2015 | Hearing

Hearing Notice 

Background Memo

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