Boosting health-care access and lowering prescription drug prices are at the top of the agenda for incoming Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

The committee also will focus on holding the Trump administration accountable for its actions and ensuring that administration decision-making is transparent, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), told Bloomberg Government. Cummings is expected to be named committee chairman following Democrats’ House majority victory in the Nov. 6 midterm election.

It’s important that the committee get back...