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 22, 2013 | Letter

Excerpt: We are writing to request additional information about the insurance premium increase consumers can expect in 2014 as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is implemented. We believe it is essential that the U.S.

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July 22, 2013 | Fact Sheet
H.R. 2810, the Medicare Patient Access and Quality Improvement Act of 2013, is a bipartisan effort to transform the Medicare physician payment system in a number of important ways.
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July 19, 2013 | ICYMI

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), held a hearing yesterday in an effort to get answers from the Treasury Department regarding the administration's recent rewrite of major portions of the health care law. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Retirement and Health Policy Mark Iwry, who was involved in the administration’s decision, provided testimony.

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July 19, 2013 | ICYMI

On Thursday, President Obama took to the podium for a rally to tout the so-called Obamacare rebates, which the administration boasts average $100 per year.

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July 18, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Obama administration took the July 4 holiday to rewrite major components of Obamacare, prompting many serious questions from Congress regarding how and why these decisions were made and what is the true status of implementation. In an effort to get answers, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep.

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July 18, 2013 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today released an updated advanced legislative framework to replace the current Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) system with a fair and stable system of physician payment in the Medicare pro

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