LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Tuesday, January 14

Nomination: Senate and House Veterans Affairs Committee Members Applaud Senator Moran’s Confirmation as Chairman of the Senate VA Committee

Medicaid: Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden Urge Inspector General to Review Tennessee’s Medicaid Block Grant Request


REGULATORY UPDATE

Wednesday, January 15

NIH: Independent Panel Recommends Enhanced Research to Assess and Address Disparities in Access to Health Care and Clinical Services

HHS: Federal Health IT Strategic Plan Supports Access to Patients’ Own Health Information

HHS: Department of Health and Human Services Activates Emergency Prescription Assistance Program for Uninsured Puerto Rico Residents Needing Medicine After Earthquakes

Thursday, January 16

HHS: Department of Health and Human Services Issues Proposed Rule Regarding Equal Treatment of Faith-Based Organizations in HHS-Supported Social Service Programs

HHS: Office for Civil Rights Secures Voluntary Resolution with CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System to Strengthen Provision of Auxiliary Aids and Services to Individuals Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing


UPCOMING EVENTS

NIH

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

January 23, 2020 8:00 AM – 1:00PM

NICHD Offices

6710B Rockledge Drive

Bethesda, MD 20892

HHS

Scientific Talks and NIH Program Updates

January 24, 2020 1:10 PM

John E. Porter Neuroscience Research Center

35 Convent Drive, Building 35A, Rooms 620/630

Bethesda, MD 20892

NIH

Health and Human Services Department; National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

January 29, 2020 8:30 AM

31 Center Drive, Building 31, C Wing, Sixth Floor, Conference Room 10

Bethesda, MD 20894

NIH

National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

January 30, 2020 8:30 AM

Natcher Building

45 Center Drive, Conference Rooms E1 & E2

Bethesda, MD 20894

HHS

Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health

January 30, 2020 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

January 31, 2020 9:00 AM — 3:00 PM

5600 Fishers Lane Building, Room 05E49

Rockville, MD 20187

NIH

National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council

January 31, 2020 10:00 AM — 2:00 PM

National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center Building Room C and D

6001 Executive Boulevard

Rockville, MD 20852

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

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