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AAMC Statement on Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

The AAMC released a statement on Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson women’s health organization on June 24.

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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Senate Passes Bipartisan Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

On June 23, the Senate passed legislation to reduce gun violence and invest in mental health.

House of Representatives Passes Bills on Mental Health, ARPA-H

On June 22, the House of Representatives passed a bill to support mental health and a bill to authorize ARPA-H.

AAMC Submits Comments on FDA Efforts to Increase Diversity in Clinical Trials

On June 13, The AAMC responded to the FDA’s draft guidance on improving racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials.

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House Subcommittee Approves FY 2023 Labor-HHS Spending Bill

The House appropriations subcommittee approved its FY 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies spending bill on June 23.

AAMC Comments on NIDA Racial Equity Initiative Action Plan

On June 16, The AAMC commented on the National Institute on Drug Abuse Racial Equity Initiative Action Plan.

AAMC Comments on the FY 2023 IPPS Proposed Rule

On June 16, The AAMC submitted comments on the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) fiscal year (FY) 2023 proposed rule.

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Other Washington Highlights Articles

House Subcommittee Approves FY23 Spending Bill for VA

The House Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee marked up and approved its FY 2023 spending bill on June 15.

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Hospitals in 340B Decision

On June 15, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of 340B hospitals in a case challenging the reduction of Medicare reimbursement rates for outpatient drugs.

Bipartisan Group of Senators Announces Violence Prevention Framework

On June 12, a bipartisan group of senators released a framework for legislation to reduce gun violence and invest in mental health.

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