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)

December 22, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following years of uncertainty surrounding the causes, effects, and treatments for concussions, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced that the committee will commence a broad review of these injuries and their implications in the New Year.

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December 18, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved a year-end spending package that included a number of Energy and Commerce Committee legislative priorities.

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December 16, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) hailed the funding boost for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) included in the recently released year-end spending package.

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December 16, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) hailed the inclusion of permanent reauthorization of the World Trade Center Health Fund in the year-end budget deal. The House of Representatives will vote later this week on the bill to fund government operations.

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December 15, 2015 | Letter

Pursuant to Rules X and XI of the United States House of Representatives, the Committee on Energy and Commerce is examinig the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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