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)

March 13, 2014 | Press Release

E&C Studio Presents 

Rep. Burgess: “For far too long, this has been a growing burden on our nation’s seniors and the doctors who provide that care for them.”

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March 13, 2014 | Press Release

In Letter to Insurance Providers, Committee Leaders Pursue Greater Transparency and Seek to Answer: #WhosPaid

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March 13, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: As an insurance provider for a state in the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (FFM), we write to you today to obtain the following information: The number of individuals that have currently enrolled in a plan you offer in the FFM and paid their first month's premium. Provide the number of individual plans and family plans, including the total covered lives under the family plans. 

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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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