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On the Agenda in Washington

Jan. 14: HIT Policy Committee Meeting
9:30 a.m.; Teleconference/Webinar
The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Health Information Technology (HIT) Policy Committee will meet via webinar to discuss recommendations on a policy framework for the development and adoption of a nationwide health information infrastructure, including standards for the exchange of patient medical information.

Jan. 14: PCORI Board of Governors Meeting
12 p.m.; Teleconference/Webinar
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors will meet via webinar. The webinar is open to the public, though no public comment period is scheduled.

Jan. 16: House Committee Hearing on Healthcare.gov Security
9 a.m.; 2318 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee will hold a hearing on the security of Healthcare.gov, the new health care website.

Jan. 16-17: 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