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)

October 16, 2013 | ICYMI

At Current Pace, Delaware Can Expect Six Enrollees By Christmas 

October 16, 2013

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October 15, 2013 | ICYMI

The administration made a number of promises as it forced its health care law through Congress and onto the American people: your premiums will go down; if you like your current plan, you can keep it; and has since proclaimed everything was “

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October 15, 2013 | ICYMI

As part of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s ongoing investigation of the health law’s IT systems, committee leaders last week wrote to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and the lead IT contractors seeking information and answers regarding the “glitches”

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October 14, 2013 | Blog Post

Add former White House Press Secretary and close Obama confidante Robert Gibbs to the list of administration allies who are troubled by the health law’s rocky launch.

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October 11, 2013 | Blog Post

Nearly Two Weeks Into Open Enrollment and Health Law’s Website Still a “Mess”

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October 10, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent letters to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Quality Software Services, Inc.

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