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)

October 17, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced a full committee hearing – PPACA Implementation Failures: Didn’t Know or Didn’t Disclose? – to examine the health care law’s troubled rollout on Thursday, October 24 in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

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October 17, 2013 | ICYMI

Siri, What is Wrong with HealthCare.gov?

President Comparing HealthCare.gov’s Woes to Apple Doesn’t Add Up

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October 16, 2013 | ICYMI

At Current Pace, Delaware Can Expect Six Enrollees By Christmas 

October 16, 2013

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October 15, 2013 | ICYMI

The administration made a number of promises as it forced its health care law through Congress and onto the American people: your premiums will go down; if you like your current plan, you can keep it; and has since proclaimed everything was “

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October 15, 2013 | ICYMI

As part of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s ongoing investigation of the health law’s IT systems, committee leaders last week wrote to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and the lead IT contractors seeking information and answers regarding the “glitches”

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