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 31, 2013 | ICYMI

As Obama Fends Off Fact Checkers, Oregon Officials Announce 150,000 to Lose Coverage Due to President’s Law

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October 31, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (D-CA) released the following joint statement on the Medicare physician payment proposal announced by the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Finance Committee:

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October 30, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – During today’s House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on PPACA Implementation Failures: Answers from HHS, Rep.

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October 30, 2013 | ICYMI

Secretary Sebelius to Testify at 9 a.m. hearing on “PPACA Implementation Failures: Answers from HHS”

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October 29, 2013 | Blog Post

Energy and Commerce Republicans Introduce Keep Your Health Plan Act

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October 28, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) will introduce legislation this evening to protect the many Americans whose health plans are being cancelled because of the health law.

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