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Washington Highlights

Washington Highlights is a weekly newsletter that provides updates on the latest legislative and regulatory activities affecting medical schools, teaching hospitals, and their patients and communities.

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The AAMC submitted comments on Jan. 27 in response to HRSA’s proposed rule addressing the 340B Administrative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process.

  • February 3, 2023
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The National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) met on Jan. 27 and approved a proposed framework for the oversight of biosecurity.

  • February 3, 2023
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On Jan. 27, the AAMC responded to the OSTP’s request for information on a national system for conducting clinical trials during a public health emergency.

  • February 3, 2023
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On Jan. 30, the White House announced that the administration plans to end both the COVID-19 national emergency and public health emergency on May 11.

  • February 3, 2023
A group of multi-ethnic doctors in a hospital room, wearing white lab coats, having a discussion. Two of the female doctors are holding digital tablets.
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On Jan. 12, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released a framework on strengthening federal scientific integrity policies and practices.

  • February 3, 2023
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On Jan. 30, federal agencies announced a proposed rule aimed at strengthening access to contraception coverage under the ACA.

  • February 3, 2023

Other Washington Highlights Articles

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On Jan. 27, the AAMC submitted a letter to the HHS in response to a proposed rule governing confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records.

  • February 3, 2023
A group of clinical doctors discussing research data together in the hospital.
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The House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Committee held a Feb. 1 hearing to address pandemic origins investigations.

  • February 3, 2023
Female African American doctor visits with her Senior Caucasian patient.
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The AAMC submitted comments on Jan. 27 in response to a CMS RFI on potential changes to the conditions health plans must meet to satisfy the EHB requirements.

  • February 3, 2023
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