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Dec. 5: Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing on the Opioid Crisis
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 titled, "Addressing the Opioid Crisis in America: Prevention, Treatment & Recovery."

Dec. 7: Senate HELP Hearing on 21st Century Cures Act Implementation and Medical Innovation
10 a.m.; 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
The Senate HELP Committee will hold a hearing titled, “Implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act: Progress and the Path Forward for Medical Innovation.” NIH Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, and FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, are expected to testify.

Dec. 13: Senate HELP Hearing on 21st Century Cures Act Implementation and Mental Health
10 a.m.; 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building
The Senate HELP Committee will hold a hearing titled, “Implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act: Responding to Mental Health Needs.”

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