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 9, 2014 | Press Release

Upton: “Transparency and accountability should rise above partisan politics.”

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January 9, 2014 | Press Release

Members Hear From Experts on Cost, Benefits of “Extenders” Policies Often Considered with Short-Term SGR Fixes

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a hearing, “The Extenders Policies: What Are They and How Should They Continue Under a Permanent SGR Repeal Landscape?”

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January 9, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - A new report from the Health and Human Services Inspector General underscores the reality of security concerns surrounding the health law’s exchanges.  Marketwatch reports, “The Centers for Medicare and

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January 8, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today spoke in support of H.R. 3527, the Poison Center Network Act. H.R. 3527 was introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE).

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January 8, 2014 | Blog Post

Administration Not Able to Escape Health Law’s Problems As It Attempts to Redefine the Debate

Despite hopes from administration officials that 2014 would offer a brighter future for its health care law, the new year is already delivering more headaches all across the country.

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