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 1, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today held a hearing with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner to secure answers regarding the status of the health care law’s implementation.

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August 1, 2013 | Blog Post

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee members took to Twitter today to communicate directly with the public on how the health law’s burdensome and costly mandates are impacting families and businesses.

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July 31, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today voted 51-0 to advance H.R.

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July 31, 2013 | ICYMI

A recent Wall Street Journal report underscores the need to reform the broken Medicare physician payment system.

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July 30, 2013 | Blog Post

Not only is the president’s “Affordable” Care Act responsible for premium increases of as much as 198 percent in Georgia, it is so unworkable that the state has requested “an emergency delay of the filing deadline for Obamacare rates” from the Department of Health and Human Services because

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July 30, 2013 | Press Release

Watch Energy and Commerce members highlight the need to #FixSGR HERE.

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