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On the Agenda in Washington

June 9: House Committee Hearing on Access to VA Health Care
7:30 p.m.; 334 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Committee will hold an oversight hearing on access to VA health care.

June 9-10: Bioethics Meeting
9 a.m.; 1518 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, Ga.
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues will hold its 17th meeting. Agenda items include a discussion on the BRAIN Initiative and ongoing work in neuroscience.

June 10: House Subcommittee Hearing on ACA Verification
10:30 a.m.; 1100 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Ways and Means Health and Oversight Subcommittees will hold a hearing on the verification system for income and eligibility for tax credits under the Affordable Care Act.

June 10: HIT Policy Committee Meeting
9:30 a.m.; Teleconference/Webinar
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Policy Committee will meet via webinar to discuss recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health IT on a policy framework for the development and adoption of a nationwide health information infrastructure, including standards for the exchange of patient medical information.

June 10: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Markup
2:30 p.m.; 124 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee will markup the fiscal year (FY) 2015 appropriations bill.

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