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)

November 14, 2013 | ICYMI

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has spent the week "ripping" House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton’s Keep Your Health Plan Act, scheduled for a vote on Friday

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November 13, 2013 | ICYMI

November 13, 2013

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November 13, 2013 | Hearing

PLEASE NOTE: Today's hearing has been postponed until approximately 3:00 pm.

Hearing Notice

Background Memo

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November 13, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) responded to the Department of Health and Human Services’ release today of the health care law’s enrollment figures.

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November 13, 2013 | ICYMI

Cracks Showing in Administration’s Promise that Botched HealthCare.gov Would Be Functional November 30

Administration’s Failure to Fix HealthCare.gov and Rejection of Keep Your Health Plan Act Could Leave Millions Without Coverage

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November 12, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today passed S. 330, the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act (HOPE ACT), by voice vote. The measure advanced through the Energy and Commerce Committee in July, as H.R. 698. The HOPE Act would eliminate the restriction on acquiring HIV-positive organs in order to permit research on transplants involving HIV-positive individuals.

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