Monday, December 6

Drug Pricing: President Biden Remarks on Prescription Drug Costs

Tuesday, December 7

Maternal Health

  • Vice President Harris Announces Call to Action to Reduce Maternal Mortality and Morbidity
  • White House Publishes External Contributions to Improve Maternal Health

Coronavirus: White House Holds Press Briefing by White House COVID-19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

Thursday, December 9

Coronavirus: President Biden Meets With White House COVID-19 Response Team on Omicron Variant

Friday, December 10

Medicare: President Biden Signs Protecting Medicare and American Farmers from Sequester Cuts Act (S. 610)


Wednesday, December 8

Public Health: House Passes 15 Public Health Bills


Tuesday, December 7

Mental Health: U.S. Surgeon General Issues Advisory on Youth Mental Health Crisis

Maternal Health

  • HHS Secretary Becerra Remarks on White House Maternal Health Summit
  • HHS Announces Effort to Expand Access and Coverage for Maternal Health Services

Wednesday, December 8

Home Visiting Programs: HHS Awards $82 Million to Expand Home Visiting Assistance


  • SAMHSA Announces $30 Million in Harm Reduction Grant Funding
  • HHS Secretary Becerra Remarks on Harm Reduction Investments

Thursday, December 9

Health Equity: HHS Secretary Becerra Launches White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders


Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

Hearing on the “Nomination of Dr. Robert Califf to be the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Food and Drug Administration”

December 14, 2021 10:00 AM


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