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)

March 6, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton Outlines Vision for Accelerating Cures with the Help of Modern Technologies

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March 5, 2014 | Press Release

Another Day, Another Delay: Administration to Allow Health Plans it Once Attacked as “Subpar” to Continue to be Offered Through 2016

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March 5, 2014 | ICYMI

The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee recently held a hearing to highlight the administration’s proposed changes to the Medicare Part D program and discuss how those changes would lead to more broken health care promises – this time for America’s

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March 4, 2014 | Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today discussed opportunities to improve the management of the Medicare program and what immediate steps should be taken to address waste and fraud in the program.

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March 4, 2014 | ICYMI

Upton: “The administration’s priorities are upside down, putting political considerations ahead of protecting the American people.”

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