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)

November 27, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) released the following statement in response to the administration’s delay of the online small business exchange enrollment:

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November 26, 2013 | ICYMI

President’s #BrokenPromise Could Hit Tens of Millions More Americans Next Year

The Administration Has Known For Years that More than “Just 5 Percent” Could Lose Health Plans Due To Health Law, Cassidy Bill Would Provide Relief

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November 26, 2013 | ICYMI

Cancellations, Rate Shock, and Implementation Nightmare Hits Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, Michigan, Residents on Health Law: “We’re in the worst spot we could be” … “Execution has been a nightmare. Really a nightmare.”

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November 25, 2013 | Press Release

President’s Hometown Paper Warns Of Next #BrokenPromise Shockwave that Could Impact Millions of Americans

Cassidy Bill Would Protect Employee Health Care

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November 22, 2013 | Press Release

Docs Uncovered Reveal Zients Milestone Set In September

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November 22, 2013 | ICYMI

New documents uncovered by the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s investigation into the botched rollout of the president’s health care law reveal that top HHS and White House officials had serious concerns about HealthC

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