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)

January 13, 2014 | ICYMI

Calling for Senate Consideration of Bipartisan Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act

House Passed Bill to Boost Transparency and Consumer Protections By Veto Proof Margin Last Friday

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January 10, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today announced its hearing and vote schedule for the week of January 13, 2014. The committee will continue its oversight of the president’s health care law, hold its opening hearing on the #CommActUpdate, and vote on legislation to help keep American electricity affordable and reliable.

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January 10, 2014 | Press Release

Energy and Commerce Committee Leaders Continue to Protect Americans From Failed Health Care Law

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January 9, 2014 | Press Release

Upton: “Transparency and accountability should rise above partisan politics.”

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January 9, 2014 | Press Release

Members Hear From Experts on Cost, Benefits of “Extenders” Policies Often Considered with Short-Term SGR Fixes

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing, “The Extenders Policies: What Are They and How Should They Continue Under a Permanent SGR Repeal Landscape?”

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January 9, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - A new report from the Health and Human Services Inspector General underscores the reality of security concerns surrounding the health law’s exchanges.  Marketwatch reports, “The Centers for Medicare and

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