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This Week In Washington

Joint Select Committee Holds Markup, Releases Budget Proposal

The Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Process Reform (Select Committee) Nov. 15 began a markup of its proposed legislative changes to the current budget and appropriations process, opting to conclude consideration of the measure Nov. 27.

AAMC Submits Comments to HHS ASPE on Social Risk Factors

The AAMC Nov. 16 submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) in response to a request for information on provider and health plan approaches to improve care for Medicare beneficiaries with social risk factors (SRF).

Responding to the Opioid Epidemic

Opioid Workforce Act of 2018 Ad

While all doctors are trained to treat pain and addiction, specialists in particular fields are critical to address the opioid epidemic in rural and urban communities alike. The Opioid Workforce Act of 2018 would provide federal support to train those specialists.

AAMC Ad Thanks Lawmakers for Bold and Visionary Commitment to NIH

April 2018 RMH-NIH Ad

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