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)

March 12, 2014 | ICYMI

LA Times Shares Committee’s Concerns About FDA’s Proposed Changes to Generic Drug Labels

Health Subcommittee Hearing to Review Proposed Changes Rescheduled for April 1

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March 12, 2014 | Press Release

Subcommittee on Health to Review Solutions at Hearing Tomorrow

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March 12, 2014 | Blog Post

As March 31 Deadline Approaches, Administration Quietly Guts Signature Health Law

With less than three weeks remaining before the end of the health care law’s first open enrollment period, the Obama administration continues to quietly abandon many of the law’s core elements.

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March 11, 2014 | Press Release

The Obama Administration’s Cuts to the Medicare Advantage Program Threaten the Care of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities

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March 11, 2014 | Press Release

Committee Builds on Record of Bipartisan Success for Improving Public Health – Eight Committee Bills Already Signed Into Law this Congress  

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March 10, 2014 | Press Release

Chairman Upton: “The Obama administration’s backpedaling off its effort to upend the popular and successful prescription drug program is welcome news.”

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