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)

September 25, 2013 | Blog Post

Why isn’t HHS comparing rates to what Americans pay today?

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September 24, 2013 | ICYMI

OBAMACARE #RATESHOCK ALERT

Health Law’s #RateShock Strikes Again

Premiums to Triple for Healthy Kentucky Family of Four – Rates Similar to Shock in Store for Residents in Wisconsin, Georgia, Ohio, and Indiana

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September 23, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing its oversight of the $67 million Navigator grant program, House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders sent a letter to Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight Director Gary Cohen regarding questions and concerns rai

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September 20, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: The questions and concerns that emerged from our review appear to be a direct result of the rushed implementation of the Navigator program by HHS and the limited time available for training Navigator grant recipient organizations and their staff… Although you acknowledged that your office is responsible for overseeing the Navigator program, you explained that you had not reviewed the i

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