LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Monday, January 27

Health Insurance: House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth Requests Congressional Budget Office Report on the Current Uninsured Population

Tuesday, January 28

Social Security: Special Committee on Aging Authors Letter Urging the Social Security Administration to Withdraw Proposed Rule Changing When and How the Agency Conducts Continuing Disability Reviews

  • House and Senate Democrats Overseeing Social Security Policy Object to Social Security Administration Proposed Rule Changes

Wednesday, January 29

Suicide Prevention: Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Unanimously Passes Bipartisan Bills Combating Veteran Suicide

  • House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano Introduces Veterans’ Acute Crisis Care For Emergent Suicide Symptoms Act to Help Combat Veteran Suicide

REGULATORY UPDATE

Thursday, January 23

FDA: FDA Announces Key Actions to Advance Development of Novel Coronavirus Medical Countermeasures

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Confirms Person-to-Person Spread of New Coronavirus in the United States

Wednesday, January 29

NIH: Dr. John J. Ngai Becomes Director of NIH’s Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative

FDA: FDA Launches Mobile-Friendly Database For HIV Drugs

Thursday, January 30

CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Announces Healthy Adult Opportunity Demonstration Initiative

Friday, January 31

CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Releases Proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters Rule for 2021


UPCOMING EVENTS

HRSA
Meeting of the CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment
March 5, 2020 3:00 PM—4:00 PM

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
National Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Advisory Council
May 12, 2020 8:30 AM — 12:00 PM; 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM
Porter Neuroscience Research Center
Building 35A, Conference Room 610-640
35 Convent Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892

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