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 25, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of December 1. The committee will examine the Takata air bag ruptures and recalls and review the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

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November 25, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: HHS has explicitly stated illegal immigrants or those with deferred status through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program would not be eligible for Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or health insurance subsidies under PPACA.

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November 24, 2014 | Blog Post

 

 

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November 20, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton: “(With) disease, it doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or a Democrat or Independent… We want to solve these issues.”

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November 19, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Committee continued its oversight of the ongoing Ebola outbreak this week with two hearings. The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), held a hearing to review the U.S.

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