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)

January 22, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: We are writing to express grave concerns regarding a regulation … that would change longstanding policy regarding the 1984 Hatch-Waxman Act. The proposed regulation would allow generic manufacturers to alter an abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) label without the FDA’s prior approval.

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January 21, 2014 | Blog Post

With or Without Enrollment Figures as a Measure for Success, Health Law Continues to Fall Short  

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January 17, 2014 | Blog Post

UPTON: “Delaying the individual mandate was the right policy six months ago, and it is still the right policy today.”

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January 16, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today passed H.R. 3362, the Health Exchange Information Disclosure Act, legislation introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep.

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January 16, 2014 | ICYMI

At today’s House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations hearing on the health law, a top Obama administration official admitted that the payment features for HealthCare.gov are still not built.

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January 15, 2014 | Press Release

THEN: Success = 7 Million Enrollees, Nearly 40% Young, Healthy

NOW: Success = ?

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