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)

July 23, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee today advanced a draft, bipartisan proposal to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and replace it with a fair, stable, simplified system of physician payment in the Medicare program.

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July 22, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The senior Republicans on the U.S. Senate and House health policy committees and subcommittees today pressed the White House to release data it has collected on health insurance premiums in 34 states, after the administration released a report last week highlighting premium information in just 11 states.  

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July 22, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: We are writing to request additional information about the insurance premium increase consumers can expect in 2014 as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is implemented. We believe it is essential that the U.S.

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July 22, 2013 | Fact Sheet
H.R. 2810, the Medicare Patient Access and Quality Improvement Act of 2013, is a bipartisan effort to transform the Medicare physician payment system in a number of important ways.
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July 19, 2013 | ICYMI

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), held a hearing yesterday in an effort to get answers from the Treasury Department regarding the administration's recent rewrite of major portions of the health care law. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Retirement and Health Policy Mark Iwry, who was involved in the administration’s decision, provided testimony.

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July 19, 2013 | ICYMI

On Thursday, President Obama took to the podium for a rally to tout the so-called Obamacare rebates, which the administration boasts average $100 per year.

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