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 6, 2014 | ICYMI

“We want to find out people’s concerns and discover what barriers they are facing… We want to give people hope.”

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August 5, 2014 | ICYMI

As the 21st Century Cures initiative advances, broad support continues to build for the effort to accelerate the path to cures. Bobby Franklin, president and CEO of the National Venture Capital Association, writes in Reuters PE HUB,  “Recently, the House Energy and Commerce Committee launched a legislative effort to ensure that the U.S.

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August 5, 2014 | ICYMI

Florida Announces Premiums Set to Increase An Average
 of 13.2 percent – Some Plans to Jump 23 Percent

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August 4, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today applauded the news that H.R. 1528, the Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act, was signed into law late Friday. The bipartisan legislation, authored by Reps.

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August 4, 2014 | ICYMI

Pitts: “I hope that no matter who controls the House, Senate, or Presidency we can keep working together to pave the way for new medical innovations.”

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August 4, 2014 | ICYMI

The House Energy and Commerce Committee last week advanced H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act, legislation introduced by committee member Rep. Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA).

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