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On The Agenda

January 6, 2017—

Jan. 12: MedPAC Meeting

Time: TBD; 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) will meet to discuss Medicare issues and policy questions and to develop and approve reports and recommendations to Congress.

Jan. 12: NCATS Advisory Council and CAN Review Board Meeting

8:30 a.m.; National Institutes of Health Building 31C, Bethesda, Md.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) Advisory Council and the Cures Acceleration Network (CAN) Review Board will meet to discuss the Center’s initiatives, policies, programs, and future direction.

Jan. 12: Health IT Policy and Standards Joint Committee Meeting

11 a.m.; Webinar

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology (HIT) Standards Committee and Policy Committee will meet via webinar to discuss standards implementation specifications and certification criteria for the electronic exchange of health information.

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