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On the Agenda in Washington

The Senate is in recess and will reconvene on Oct. 28.

Oct. 24: House Hearing on ACA Enrollment
9 a.m.; 2123 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a hearing on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its challenges since the recent opening of the health care exchanges.

Oct. 24: Congressional Briefing on Physician Workforce Shortages
12:30 p.m.; 122 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The AAMC will host a congressional briefing discussing new medical school applicant and enrollment data, and how these trends will affect expected shortages in the physician workforce.

Oct. 30: Senate to Mark Up CHGME Reauthorization, CHIMP Act
10 a.m.; 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee will mark up draft legislation to reauthorize the Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program as well as the Chimpanzee Health Improvement, Maintenance, and Protection (CHIMP) Act.

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