LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Tuesday, July 16

Drug Pricing: Congressional Budget Office Reports the “Lower Health Care Costs Act” Will Reduce Health Insurance Premiums and Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Opioids: Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Holds Hearing Entitled, “Oversight of Federal Efforts to Combat the Spread of Illicit Fentanyl”

  • Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) Opening Remarks

Wednesday, July 17

Healthcare: Energy and Commerce Committee Passes Bipartisan Legislation, H.R. 3630 “the No Surprises Act”, to Protect Patients from Surprise Medical Bills

  • Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) Release Joint Statement
  • Energy and Commerce Committee Votes to Advance Eight Bipartisan Health Bill

REGULATORY UPDATE

Monday, July 15

FDA: Food and Drug Administration Releases Statement on Agency’s Action to Tackle Epidemic of Youth Vaping

NIH: National Institutes of Health and Partners Announce Plans to Launch Phase 3 HIV Vaccine Efficacy Trial in the Americas and Europe

Tuesday, July 16

NIH: National Institutes of Health Releases Research Proving Persistent HIV in Central Nervous System to be Linked to Cognitive Impairment

Wednesday, July 17

HHS: Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar’s Statement on 2018 Provisional Drug Overdose Death Data

Friday, July 19

HHS: Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar’s Statement on United States District Court’s Decision to Uphold HHS’s Health Care Regulations


UPCOMING EVENTS

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National Advisory Council on Aging
September 10-11, 2019 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center Building (NSC), North Bethesda, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 28052

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Meeting: Center for Scientific Review
September 23, 2019 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892

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Meeting: Board of Scientific Counselors, NIDDK
October 10-11, 2019 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Solarium Conference Room 9S233, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892