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On the Agenda in Washington

July 29: PCORI Webinar on CER Findings
9 a.m.; Webinar
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) will host a webinar on the dissemination and implementation of the comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) findings.

July 30: Senate Budget Committee Hearing on Health Care Costs
10:30 a.m.; 608 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Budget Committee will hold a hearing on recent progress and remaining challenges to contain health care costs.

July 31: House Committee to Mark Up SGR Bill
Time: TBA; Location: TBA
The House Energy and Commerce Committee is expected to mark up draft legislation to reform the sustainable growth rate (SGR).

Aug. 1: House Energy and Commerce Hearing on ACA
Time: TBA; Location TBA
The House Energy and Commerce Committee is expected to hold a hearing on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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