Chairman:  Joe Pitts (PA-16)
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.



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)


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)

October 13, 2015 | Press Release

“This is exactly why the House is investigating abortion practices and how we can better protect life.”

October 8, 2015 | Press Release

Bipartisan Members and Administration Witnesses Agree on Need to Act to Help Communities Across the Country

October 8, 2015 | Blog Post

Meet Owen. Owen is four years old and suffers from polycystic kidney disease (PKD), one of the most common, life-threatening genetic diseases. Doctors diagnosed Owen when his mom, Kate, was just 34 weeks pregnant, at which time she was diagnosed as well. They both currently live relatively healthy lives at the moment, but Owen is already on blood pressure medication even at his young age.

October 7, 2015 | Press Release

Blackburn: “This is about getting answers to questions about how we treat and protect life in this country.”

October 7, 2015 | Press Release


October 6, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives this week will consider a resolution creating a select panel within the Energy and Commerce Committee for the purpose of investigating abortion practices, and the handling of and policies regarding fetal tissue, its cost, and how it is obtained. The Speaker of the House will appoint members to the panel.