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)

September 23, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing its oversight of the $67 million Navigator grant program, House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders sent a letter to Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight Director Gary Cohen regarding questions and concerns rai

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September 20, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: The questions and concerns that emerged from our review appear to be a direct result of the rushed implementation of the Navigator program by HHS and the limited time available for training Navigator grant recipient organizations and their staff… Although you acknowledged that your office is responsible for overseeing the Navigator program, you explained that you had not reviewed the i

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September 20, 2013 | ICYMI

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER DELAY

Months Behind Schedule, Testing Reveals Crucial Part of Health
Law’s Exchanges Not Yet Ready for October 1

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September 19, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Less than two weeks before the health law’s open enrollment is scheduled to begin, Director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight Gary Cohen today testified before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee.

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September 19, 2013 | ICYMI

Health Care Law Is Cutting Health Care Jobs
Even the Nation’s Most Prestigious Clinics are Not Immune

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