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 18, 2013 | ICYMI

WSJ: The health law’s “impact on the industry has created a climate of change.” 

CNBC: “If you like your plan, you cannot keep it.”

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September 16, 2013 | Blog Post

USA Today outlines a bleak picture in today’s edition as the Obama administration gears up for the health law’s October 1, 2013, enrollment.

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September 12, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) praised today’s introduction of bipartisan legislation by committee members Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA), Rep. Gene Green (D-TX), and Rep.

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September 12, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today voiced their strong support for H.R. 2775, the No Subsidies Without Verification Act.

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September 12, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) voiced his support for H.R. 2775, the No Subsidies Without Verification Act:

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September 10, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today heard from a number of groups responsible for the implementation of the president’s health care law on the readiness and functionality of the federal health exchanges.

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