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)

August 20, 2013 | Blog Post

As we fast approach the health care law’s October 1, 2013, implementation, thousands of unsuspecting residents in New Jersey and Colorado have become the latest health care consumers to face the law’s costly consequences.

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August 19, 2013 | ICYMI

In late July, the Chicago Tribune editorialized on the health law’s “part-timing of America” as “one more reason to rewrite, or halt, Obamacare.” President Obama’s hometown paper has followed up with a new editorial on the administration’s flouting of its signature health law it fu

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August 15, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced $67 million worth of Navigator grants to 105 different organizations intended to help sell and explain Obamacare to the American people.

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August 13, 2013 | ICYMI

Another day, another delay by the Obama administration as it attempts to implement the president’s health care law prior to October 1.

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August 9, 2013 | Blog Post

Many questions remain with just 52 days until the health care law’s open enrollment begins. President Obama’s press conference this afternoon presents an opportunity to address some of outstanding questions:

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August 7, 2013 | ICYMI

OBAMACARE IMPLEMENTATION: DIFFERENT DAY, DIFFERENT STORY 

AUGUST 1: CMS Chief Assures Congress October 1 Implementation is on Track

AUGUST 2: HHS IG Reports CMS Months Behind on Testing IT Security

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