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)

September 18, 2014 | ICYMI

Even After Dealing with Broken HealthCare.gov, Families Face Same #BrokenPromises Again

The president sold his health care law on three core promises to the American people:

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September 17, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: The report released yesterday by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on HealthCare.gov indicates that mismanagement of the website’s development by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has created numerous security vulnerabilities.

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September 17, 2014 | ICYMI

Just last week, the House voted in a bipartisan manner to protect American workers from the president’s now broken promise of “If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan.” H.R.

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September 16, 2014 | Press Release

Government Accountability Office Report Adds to the Administration’s Long List of #BrokenPromises

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September 15, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-UT), today sent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner a

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September 15, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: Despite CMS’s failure to review the details of Arkansas’ proposal, the state’s waiver assumptions generate real extra costs for federal taxpayers.

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