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On the Agenda in Washington

Sept. 11: House Hearing on Implementation and Administration of ACA
10 a.m.; 1100 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight will hold a hearing to discuss the tax provisions in the Affordable Care Act, including the individual mandate and employer mandate taxes.

Sept. 12: House Hearing on Implementation of Health Insurance Exchanges
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 the implementation status of health insurance exchanges and related regulations as authorized by the Affordable Care Act.

Sept. 12: Senate Roundtable on Physician Payments Sunshine Act
2:30 p.m.; 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Special Aging Committee will hold a roundtable discussion entitled, “Let the Sunshine in: Implementing the Physician Payments Sunshine Act.”

Sept. 14: NCATS Advisory Council & CAN Review Board Meeting
8:30 a.m.; 31 Center Drive, Conference Room 6, Bethesda, Md.
The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) will hold its first Advisory Council meeting and Cures Acceleration Network (CAN) Review Board meeting where attendees will discuss a report from the institute’s acting director, Thomas Insel, M.D.

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Jason Kleinman
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Telephone: 202-903-0806
Email: jkleinman@aamc.org