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July 21: PCORI Board of Governors Meeting
12p.m.; Teleconference/Webinar
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will hold a Board of Governors meeting via teleconference/webinar. All board meetings are open to the public, however, there will be no comment period. A meeting agenda is available on the website.

July 22: Higher Education Reauthorization Hearing
10 a.m., 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington D.C.
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee will hold a hearing titled “Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: Exploring Barriers and Opportunities within Innovation.”

July 22: Ways and Means Hearing on MedPAC Issues
10 a.m.; B-318 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Ways and Means Health Subcommittee will hear testimony from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commissionregarding issues involving hospital payment, rural health and beneficiary access to care. MedPAC Executive Director, Mark Miller, Ph.D., will testify.

July 23: Health Information Technology Hearing
10 a.m.; 430 Dirksen House Office Building
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will hold a hearing titled “Achieving the Promise of Health Information Technology: Information Blocking and Potential Solutions.”

 

 

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