Jurisdiction includes all discretionary funding for federal programs. Key subcommittee which covers health policy issues includes: a) Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies.
Jurisdiction includes all military funding, including military health programs (CHAMPUS).
This committee establishes nonbinding target amounts for all health spending.
Jurisdiction includes Medicare, Medicaid and taxes. Key subcommittees which cover health policy issues include: a) Health for Families and the Uninsured; b) Medicare and Long-Term Care; c) Social Security and Family Policy; and d) Taxation.
Jurisdiction includes antitrust; health fraud and tort reform.
Labor and Human Resources
Jurisdiction includes health funding authorizations. Key subcommittees which cover health policy issues include: a) Aging; b) Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism; c) Disability Policy; and d) Labor.
Special Committee on Aging
Although special committees have no legislative authority, this Committee has conducted studies of Medicare, prescription drug pricing, nursing home industry and other health issues related to elderly.