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)

July 30, 2015 | Blog Post

Cures Stories and Support from Across the States

July 29, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: The mismatched seasonal influenza vaccine and the high death rate among the elderly and other high-risk populations in the U.S. during the 2014-2015 influenza season highlight the need for an improved response, including making seasonal influenza vaccines more effective and promptly available.

July 29, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell as the committee continues its oversight of the U.S. public health response to the seasonal influenza.

July 29, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today bolstered its bipartisan #RecordOfSuccess by advancing six bills to strengthen public health, children’s health, and promote American jobs and manuf

July 28, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Due to expected House votes, the opening statements for the full committee markup scheduled to begin this afternoon have been postponed. The full committee will meet tomorrow, July 29, at 10 AM in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building for opening statements and consideration of the following six bills:

July 28, 2015 | ICYMI

The Raleigh News & Observer Editorial Board - “…21st Century Cures Act will likely save lives. It’s as simple and profound as that.”