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On the Agenda in Washington

If the federal government remains shutdown, the following events will be canceled or postponed:

Oct. 7: PCAST Meeting
4 p.m.; Teleconference
The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) will meet via teleconference to discuss their report on cybersecurity.

Oct. 8: Senate Finance Committee Hearing on Medicare Post-Acute Care
10 a.m.; 219 Dirksen Senate Office Building
The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing titled “Transforming Medicare Post-Acute Care: Issues and Options.” The committee will hear testimony from Mark Miller, Ph.D., executive director of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), among others.

Oct. 10-11 MedPAC Meeting
Time: TBA; 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) will hold a public meeting. When available, MedPAC will solicit comments on the agenda via its Web site.

 

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