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)

August 13, 2013 | ICYMI

Another day, another delay by the Obama administration as it attempts to implement the president’s health care law prior to October 1.

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August 9, 2013 | Blog Post

Many questions remain with just 52 days until the health care law’s open enrollment begins. President Obama’s press conference this afternoon presents an opportunity to address some of outstanding questions:

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August 7, 2013 | ICYMI

OBAMACARE IMPLEMENTATION: DIFFERENT DAY, DIFFERENT STORY 

AUGUST 1: CMS Chief Assures Congress October 1 Implementation is on Track

AUGUST 2: HHS IG Reports CMS Months Behind on Testing IT Security

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August 6, 2013 | Letter

To read the letter to Booz Allen, click here.

To read the letter to CGI, click here.

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August 1, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today held a hearing with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner to secure answers regarding the status of the health care law’s implementation.

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August 1, 2013 | Blog Post

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee members took to Twitter today to communicate directly with the public on how the health law’s burdensome and costly mandates are impacting families and businesses.

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