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)

October 3, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: The PPACA appropriated $5 million for Fiscal Year 2010 to CMMI for the selection, testing, and evaluation of new payment and service delivery models; and $10 billion for Fiscal Years 2011 through 2019, plus $10 billion for each subsequent 10-fiscal year period, to continue such activities and for the expansion and nationwide implementation of successful models.

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October 2, 2014 | ICYMI

Former Obamacare Chief Now Suing the Administration for Transparency

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October 2, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 21st Century Cures initiative is on the road again as Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) prepares to host a roundtable discussion next Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D.

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October 1, 2014 | Press Release

And More to Come from Second Open Enrollment Period

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September 30, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the confirmed case of Ebola in the United States. The committee has been receiving regular, bipartisan briefings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the last several weeks and will hold a hearing on the issue in the coming weeks.

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September 30, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The bipartisan 21st Century Cures initiative has encouraged a rich, robust discussion over the past several months, with multiple hearings and roundtables in both Washington and around the country. Next week, the effort will continue with a roundtable in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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