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)

February 21, 2014 | Press Release

#BrokenPromise Alert 

Despite the President’s Promise, Millions of Seniors Stand to Lose Health Care Plans they Currently Have and Like

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February 21, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton: “Across the nation, Americans going to the doctor’s office or pharmacy will now have the confidence that their drugs are safe.” 

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February 21, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Committee today announced its hearing schedule for the week of February 24, 2014. The committee will examine how the Obama administration’s attack on the Medicare Part D program will increase costs and reduce choices for seniors.

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February 20, 2014 | Press Release

In Letter to Accenture, Leaders Request Documents Regarding Terms of Contract, Role in Building Health Care Exchanges, and All Communications with HHS and White House

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February 20, 2014 | Letter

Excerpt: Last month the Obama administration hired Accenture to oversee  HealthCare.gov and the administration’s efforts to complete the building of the federally facilitated marketplace (FFM). According to the Washington Post, Accenture obtained the $91 million contract for HealthCare.gov during an ‘abbreviated’ contracting process in which three other companies were considered.

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February 20, 2014 | Blog Post

Despite Constantly Moving Goalposts, the Administration Cannot Escape Enrollment Failures

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