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On the Agenda in Washington

TBD: House Appropriations to Take Up FY 13 Labor-HHS Bill
TBD; TBD
The House Appropriations Committee is expected to mark up legislation providing FY 2013 appropriations for NIH and other departments, programs, and agencies under its jurisdiction during the week of July 23 through July 27.

July 23-24: HRSA Council on Graduate Medical Education Meeting
8:30 a.m.; 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Md.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)’s Council on Graduate Education (COGME) will meet to discuss progress on its 21st report. Participants also will hear remarks from HRSA Administrator Mary K. Wakefield, Ph.D, R.N., and other HRSA staff.

July 24: House Hearing on Physicians Role in Medicare Physician Payment Reform
10 a.m.; 1100 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing to discuss how physician organizations’ efforts to promote quality and efficiency can inform Medicare physician payment reform. 

July 25: Senate Hearing on Grant Management at Federal Agencies
2:30 p.m.; 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building; Washington, D.C.
The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, & International Security will hold a hearing to assess grant management practices at federal agencies.

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Jason Kleinman
Sr. Legislative Analyst, Govt. Relations
Telephone: 202-903-0806
Email: jkleinman@aamc.org