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)

April 9, 2014 | Press Release

Decision to Allow Subsidies for Plans Off of Health Law Exchanges Contradicts Statute

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April 8, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health this week reviewed several bills that aim to improve the public health and increase transparency. The Health Subcommittee has a strong record of bipartisan success in the public health sphere with eleven public laws championed by this committee in the 113th Congress.

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April 8, 2014 | Press Release

President Obama spent last week celebrating his health care law, but while he was cherry picking the latest “enrollment” figures in a speech in the Rose Garden, he failed to acknowledge the core measures that will determine this law’s success or failure. In forcing this law through Congress, President Obama and his allies in Congress promised:

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April 7, 2014 | Press Release

Upton: “Congress must work to ensure the health law’s continued attack on Medicare Advantage is stopped and seniors have the peace of mind they deserve.”  

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April 4, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of April 7, 2014.

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