Oversight and Investigations

Chairman:  Tim Murphy (PA-18)
Responsibility for oversight of agencies, departments, and programs related to the jurisdiction of the full committee, and for conducting investigations.



Tim Murphy (PA), Chairman
David McKinley (WV), Vice Chairman
Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (TX)
Marsha Blackburn (TN)
Morgan Griffith (VA)
Larry Bucshon (IN)
Bill Flores (TX)
Susan Brooks (IN)
Markwayne Mullin (OK)
Richard Hudson (NC)
Chris Collins (NY)
Kevin Cramer (ND)
Joe Barton (TX)
Fred Upton (MI) (Ex Officio)


Diana DeGette (CO), Ranking Member
Jan Schakowsky (IL)
Kathy Castor (FL)
Paul Tonko (NY)
John Yarmuth (KY)
Yvette D. Clarke (NY)
Joseph P. Kennedy, III (MA)
Gene Green (TX)
Peter Welch (VT)
Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ) (Ex Officio)

October 8, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent a request to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius seeking data on the number of individuals who have purchased a health care plan through the law’s new exchanges.

October 8, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: To date, the administration has only provided information about the number of visits to healthcare.gov, the number of web-chats, and the number of calls to a toll-free number. No information has been released on the number of Americans that have actually enrolled. Multiple reports indicate, though, that some states failed to enroll anyone on the first day.

October 3, 2013 | ICYMI

Health Law Working the Way It’s Supposed to in Louisiana?

Glitches and Delays to Blame as Bayou State’s Largest Insurer Does Not Enroll a Single Person on Launch Day

October 2, 2013 | Blog Post

It has already been documented that the first day of the health care law’s open enrollment was riddled with ‘glitches,’ disappointments, confusion, and even more delays. But the problems don’t stop there.

October 1, 2013 | Blog Post

This morning Americans across the country took the administration at its word, believing that the health care exchanges were “on track” and would be open for business and the law would be “

September 30, 2013 | Blog Post

The Obama administration’s signature health law is scheduled to officially launch tomorrow, but it appears the delays and missed deadlines that have plagued implementation will continue.