New section Hero Home / Advocacy & Policy / Washington Highlights Washington Highlights New section Washington Highlights Final Rule Requires Insurers to Post Negotiated Rates October 30, 2020 Advocacy Trending AAMC Comments on HRSA 340B Proposed Rule The AAMC comments on HRSA’s proposal for FQHCs to offer 340B pricing on insulin and injectable epinephrine. NIH Releases Final Policy on Data Management and Sharing The National Institutes of Health released a final policy on scientific data management and sharing for NIH-funded or conducted research. AAMC Submits Letter Supporting 340B Program The AAMC responded to a request for feedback on ways to improve the 340B program from House and Senate Republican committee leaders. New section NIH Leaders Discuss Medical Research and COVID-19 The Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research co-hosted virtual briefings with NIH leadership specializing in chronic diseases. Senate COVID-19 Package Fails a Second Time The Senate again failed to advance COVID-19 relief legislation after a failed procedural vote. AAMC Joins Physician Community Letter Opposing DHS Duration of Status Proposed Rule The AAMC joined five physician groups in opposing a Sept. 25 immigration proposed rule to eliminate “duration of status” for medical residents on J-1 visas. New section Subscribe to receive weekly Hill and regulatory updates to your inbox. First Name: Last Name: Email: Other Washington Highlights Articles More Senate, House Republican Leaders Request Input on 340B Program Senate and House Republican committee leaders ask stakeholders how to improve the 340B program. AAMC Submits Comments on Physician Fee Schedule 2021 Proposed Rule The AAMC submitted comments to CMS that recommend making waivers allowed during the COVID-19 PHE permanent. AAMC Endorses Public Health Infrastructure Investments Legislation The AAMC supports a bill that invests in the nation’s public health infrastructure. Hospital COVID-19 Reporting: HHS Updates Guidance and CMS Details Enforcement HHS amended its guidance on daily coronavirus data reporting and CMS has issued a memo on enforcement process under new CoPs requiring hospital reporting. Testimony and Correspondence Testimony and Correspondence more Statements, Letters and Comments Community Letter Opposing DHS Duration of Status Proposal AAMC Letter of Endorsement for Public Health Infrastructure Investment Bill AAMC Comment Letter on CY 2021 OPPS Proposed Rule Higher Education Community Letter on Dept. of Ed’s Princeton Investigation Higher Ed Groups Letter to Speaker Pelosi Urging Relief Funds for Research Agencies The AAMC's Atul Grover & Ross McKinney answered your questions about how to vote safely AAMC Research and Action Institute Executive Director Atul Grover, MD, PhD, and AAMC Chief Scientific Officer Ross McKinney Jr., MD, joined participants for a live Q&A event to answer questions about how to vote safely. New section Contact the AAMC Office of Government Affairs Staff Here Featured On the Agenda In Washington Scheduled hearings and meetings related to academic medicine Podcast: Diagnosing Our National Disease David J. Skorton, MD, AAMC president and CEO, talks with Lonnie G. Bunch III, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, about racism in academic medicine.