Monday, July 5

Coronavirus: Remarks by President Biden Celebrating Independence Day and Independence from COVID-19

Tuesday, July 6

Coronavirus: Remarks by President Biden on the COVID-19 Response and the Vaccination Program

Thursday, July 8

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


Wednesday, July 7

Veteran Health: Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Jon Tester (D-MT) Releases Statement on Review of VA Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) Program

340B Program: Safety Net Providers Endorse Reps. David B. McKinley (R-WV) and Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) Bipartisan Legislation to Hold Pharmaceutical Benefit Mangers/Other Payors Accountable for Discriminatory Reimbursement


Tuesday, July 6

CMS: CMS Announces Dr. Meena Seshamani as Director of Center for Medicare

Thursday, July 8

HHS: Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Vaccine Boosters, Not Currently Required for Fully Vaccinated Americans

Friday, July 9


  • Statement by HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra on the Swearing-In of Dawn O’Connell as Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response and Cheryl Campbell becoming Assistant Secretary for Administration
  • HHS Updates Interoperability Standards to Support the Electronic Exchange of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Social Determinants of Health


House Appropriations Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee

Markup of Fiscal Year 2022 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee Appropriations Bill

Monday, July 12, 11:00AM

(Full Appropriations Markup Schedule Found Here)

House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs

Hearing on “VA Appeals Program: Examining the State of Modernization Efforts”

Tuesday, July 13, 10:00AM

Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights

Hearing on “A Prescription for Change: Cracking Down on Anticompetitive Conduct in Prescription Drug Markets”

Tuesday, July 13, 2:30PM

House Science, Space, & Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight

Hearing on “Principles for Outbreak Investigation: Covid-19 and Future Infectious Diseases”

Wednesday, July 14, 12:00PM

House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health

Hearing to Discuss 12 Pieces of Legislation for VA Health

Wednesday, July 14, 2:00PM

Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

Hearing on “VA Electronic Health Records: Modernization and the Path Ahead”

Wednesday, July 14, 3:30PM

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