Chairman:  Joe Pitts (PA-16)
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.



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)


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)

June 9, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) today sent a letter to the Government Accountability Office requesting a review of multiplex Point-of-Care Testing (POCT).

June 9, 2015 | Letter

Excerpt: In recent years there has been significant investment from both the private and public sectors in the development of diagnostic technologies.

June 9, 2015 | ICYMI

“Congress is probably going to shock a lot of us…”

June 9, 2015 | ICYMI

The 21st Century Cures Act has seen continued support of all varieties.

June 5, 2015 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of June 8. The committee will discuss the FCC’s proposal to close field offices, review bipartisan legislation to continue support for 9/11 victims and families, investigate a radiological incident at a DOE site, and examine EPA’s burdensome ozone rule.

June 5, 2015 | ICYMI

Longtime pundit John Feehery is the latest prominent voice to join #Cures2015. The landmark initiative continues to gain steam following the Energy and Commerce Committee’s unanimous 51-0 vote in support of H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act.