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)

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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July 29, 2013 | ICYMI

Adding to the uncertainty surrounding the president’s signature health care law is the realization that Obamacare is fueling the nation’s transition away from full-time employment.

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July 25, 2013 | ICYMI

A message you will not hear from the health care law’s nearly $700 million advertising campaign: premiums are about to get a lot more expensive, especially for young and healthy Americans.

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