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 20, 2013 | ICYMI

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER DELAY

Months Behind Schedule, Testing Reveals Crucial Part of Health
Law’s Exchanges Not Yet Ready for October 1

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September 19, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Less than two weeks before the health law’s open enrollment is scheduled to begin, Director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight Gary Cohen today testified before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee.

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September 19, 2013 | ICYMI

Health Care Law Is Cutting Health Care Jobs
Even the Nation’s Most Prestigious Clinics are Not Immune

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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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