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)

November 13, 2014 | Press Release

Legislation Reduces Regulatory Burdens on Manufacturers, Improves Processes for FDA Approval, and Continues Research for Traumatic Brain Injury

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November 10, 2014 | Press Release

Subcommittees on Oversight and Investigations and Health to Review Ebola Response Efforts and Discuss Status of Developing Effective Vaccines, Diagnostics, and Treatments

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November 10, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) issued the following statement regarding new expectations from the Department of Health and Human Services for the second open enrollment period under the president’s health care law.

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November 10, 2014 | Blog Post

Just one year ago, millions of Americans across the country were discovering unwelcome notices in their mailboxes that, despite the president’s repeated promise, their health plans were being cancelled.

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November 5, 2014 | Press Release

Upton: “I remain very optimistic and encouraged by the success that we have had over the past two years and look forward to seeing our #RecordOfSuccess grow.”

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