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On The Agenda

Oct. 6: Senate VA Committee Hearing on Pending Health Care Legislation
2:30 p.m.; 418 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on pending health care and benefits legislation.

Oct. 7: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on NIH
10 a.m.; 124 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies will hold a hearing on the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., will testify.

Oct. 7: House VA Committee Hearing on the Veterans Health Administration
10 a.m.; 334 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee will hold a hearing to evaluate the independent assessment of the Veterans Health Administration.

Oct. 8: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee to Mark-Up Drug Abuse Legislation
10:15 a.m.; 2322 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee will mark-up a series of bills to address the threat of drug abuse.

Oct. 8-9: MedPAC Meeting
Time: TBD; 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) will meet on Oct. 8-9. A meeting agenda will be posted on the MedPAC prior to the meeting.

 

 

 

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