House Committees with Jurisdiction over Health Care Issues

House Energy and Commerce Committee – Health Subcommittee


The U.S. House Energy Subcommittee on Health is a subcommittee within the Committee on Energy and Commerce. The House Subcommittee on Health has general jurisdiction over bills and resolutions relating to public health and quarantine; hospital construction; mental health; biomedical research and development; health information technology, privacy, and cybersecurity; public health insurance 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.


Michael Burgess (R-TX), Chair
Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Vice Chair
Joe Barton (R-TX)
Fred Upton (R-MI)
John Shimkus (R-IL)
Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)
Bob Latta (R-OH)/span>
Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)
Leonard Lance (R-NJ)
Morgan Griffith (R-VA)
Gus Bilirakis (R-FL)
Billy Long (R-MO)
Larry Bucshon (R-IN)
Susan Brooks (R-IN)
Markwayne Mullin (R-OK)
Richard Hudson (R-NC)
Chris Collins (R-NY)
Buddy Carter (R-GA)
Greg Walden (R-OR), Ex Officio
Gene Green (D-TX), Ranking Member
Eliot Engel (D-NY)
Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)
G.K. Butterfield (D-NC)
Doris Matsui (D-CA)
Kathy Castor (D-FL)
John Sarbanes (D-MD)
Ben Lujan (D-NM)
Kurt Schrader (D-OR)
Joe Kennedy (D-MA)
Tony Cardenas (D-CA)
Anna Eshoo (D-CA)
Diana DeGette (D-CO)
Frank Pallone (D-NJ), Ex Officio


House Ways and Means Committee – Health Subcommittee


The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Health shall include bills and matters referred to the Committee on Ways and Means that relate to programs providing payments (from any source) for health care, health delivery systems, or health research.  More specifically, the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Health shall include bills and matters that relate to the health care programs of the Social Security Act (including titles V, XI (Part B), XVIII, and XIX thereof) and, concurrent with the full Committee, tax credit and deduction provisions of the Internal Revenue Code dealing with health insurance premiums and health care costs.

Peter Roskam (R-IL), Chair
Sam Johnson (R-TX)
Devin Nunes (R-CA)
Vern Buchanan (R-FL)
Adrian Smith (R-NE)
Lynn Jenkins (R-KS)
Kenny Marchant (R-TX)
Diane Black (R-TN)
Erik Paulsen (R-MN)
Tom Reed (R-NY)
Mike Kelly (R-PA)
Sander Levin (D-MI), Ranking Member
Mike Thompson (D-CA)
Ron Kind (D-WI)
Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
Brian Higgins (D-NY)
Terri Sewell (D-AL)
Judy Chu (D-CA)


Senate Committees with Jurisdiction over Health Care Issues

Senate Finance Committee – Health Subcommittee


Patrick J. Toomey (R-PA), Chair
Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
Pat Roberts (R-KS)
Michael B. Enzi (R-WY)
John Thune (R-SD)
Richard Burr (R-NC)
Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Rob Portman (R-OH)
Dean Heller (R-NV)
Bill Cassidy (R-LA)
Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Ranking Member
Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Thomas R. Carper (D-DE)
Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD)
Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
Mark Warner (D-VA)
Ron Wyden (D-OR)
Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)


Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee – Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security


Michael B. Enzi (R-WY), Chair
Richard Burr (R-NC)
Susan Collins (R-ME)
Bill Cassidy (R-LA)
Todd Young (R-IN)
Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
Pat Roberts (R-KS)
Tim Scott (R-SC)
Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Ranking Member
Michael Bennet (D-CO)
Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)
Christopher Murphy (D-CT)
Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
Tim Kaine (D-VA)
Maggie Hassan (D-NH)
Doug Jones (D-AL)
Patty Murray (D-WA)