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On the Agenda in Washington

Oct. 29: PCORI Teleconference/ Webinar
12 p.m; Teleconference/Webinar
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) will host a teleconference/webinar to describe its proposed process for peer review and public release of its primary research findings. A question and answer session for attendees will follow the PCORI presentation.

Oct. 30-31: MACPAC Meeting
Time: TBA, Location: TBA
The Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Payment Access Commission (MACPAC) will hold a public meeting. The agenda will be available on the MACPAC website, where they also accept public comments.

Nov 5-6: Bioethics Meeting
9 a.m.; 215 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues will hold its 19th meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. Agenda items include a discussion on the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative and ongoing work in neuroscience.

Nov. 6-7: MedPAC Meeting
Time: TBA; 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) will hold a public meeting and will solicit comments on the agenda via its website.

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