LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Tuesday, January 21

Health Insurance: House Health Leaders Call on Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Labor to Reduce Confusion and Financial Risks for Medicare-Eligible COBRA Beneficiaries

Thursday, January 23

Medicare Program: New GAO Report Shows Trust Funds, Including Those for Social Security and Medicare, on Unsustainable Course

E-Cigarettes: Oversight Subcommittee Presses Food and Drug Administration on Menthol Exception from Ban on Flavored Vaping Products

Graduate Medical Education: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Highlights Needed Reforms to Federal Graduate Medical Training Programs


REGULATORY UPDATE

Wednesday, January 22

NIH: Study Suggests Breastfeeding May Lower Risk of Early Menopause

Thursday, January 23

HHS: Surgeon General Releases First Report Focused on Smoking Cessation in 30 Years

NIH: National Institutes of Health Officials Discuss Emergence of Coronavirus in China

  • Senator Ed Markey, Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations East Asia Subcommittee, Questions HHS About Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

Friday, January 24

CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Confirms Second Case of Coronavirus in the United States

NIH: Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Preterm Birth Risk Among First-Time Mothers


UPCOMING EVENTS

NIH
Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant Women and Lactating Women
February 3, 2020 8:30 AM — 4:45 PM
NICHD Offices, Multipurpose Room 1425/1427 (1st Floor)
6710B Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892

E&C
Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on E-Cigarette Use in the United States
February 7, 2020

NIH
National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health
February 7, 2020 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM
National Institutes of General Medical Science
Natcher Building, 45 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892

HHS
Health And Human Services Department; Agency For Healthcare Research And Quality
February 12, 2020 8:00 AM
Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Bethesda, MD 20852

HHS
Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines
March 5-6, 2020
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857

CDC
Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)
March 5, 2020, 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
March 6, 2020, 9:00 AM — 12:00 PM
Building 19, Auditorium B
1600 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329-4027

NIH
NIH Deafness Disorder and Communication Programs Review
May 29, 2020 10:00 AM
Porter Neuroscience Research Center
35 Convent Drive, Building 35A, Room 620
Bethesda, MD 20892