WHITE HOUSE UPDATE

Friday, June 5

Loan Forgiveness: President Trump Enacts H.R. 7010 “Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020” Into Law


LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Monday, June 1

E-Cigarettes: House Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy Chairman Raja Krishnamoorthi Demands FDA Enforce Vaping Rules Against Disposable E-Cigarette Company Puff Bar

Wednesday, June 3

Medicaid: Senate Finance and House Energy & Commerce Committee Leaders Write to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to Disperse COVID-19 Relief Funds to Medicaid Providers

Friday, June 5

Nursing Homes: Senate Special Committee on Aging Ranking Member Bob Casey, Senator Bob Menendez, and Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. and Jimmy Panetta Call for Greater Federal Resources to Support Nursing Homes During COVID-19 Crisis

Coronavirus: Senator Debbie Stabenow Writes to Senate HELP Committee Chairman Roy Blunt and Ranking Member Patty Murray Requesting Additional Emergency Funding for Community Health Centers in Next COVID-19 Relief Package


REGULATORY UPDATE

Monday, June 1

Nursing Homes: Trump Administration Releases Enhanced Enforcement Actions Based on Nursing Home COVID-19 Data and Inspection Results

Tuesday, June 2

HHS: Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Awards Additional $250 Million to Help U.S. Health Care Systems Respond to COVID-19

Thursday, June 4

HHS: Department of Health and Human Services Announces New Laboratory Data Reporting Guidance for COVID-19 Testing


EVENTS

Senate Finance Committee    

COVID-19 and Beyond: Oversight of the FDA’s Foreign Drug Manufacturing Inspection Process

June 2, 2020 02:30 PM

106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

 

House Energy and Commerce Committee

On the Front Lines: How Governors are Battling the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 2, 2020 11:30 AM

Virtual Hearing via Cisco Webex

 

VA

National Research Advisory Council

June 3, 2020 11:00 AM to 1 PM

Teleconference access — 1-800-767-1750, passcode: #26528

 

CDC

Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee

June 4, 2020 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Teleconference access – 1-800-369-1817, passcode: 5200122

Registration — https://www.cdc.gov/hicpac

 

House Appropriations Committee

COVID-19 Response

June 4, 2020 11:00 AM

1324 Longworth House Office Building

 

HHS/ NIH

Action Plan for the Muscular Dystrophies

June 8, 2020 1:00 PM

NIH Neuroscience Center

6001 Executive Boulevard

Bethesda, MD 20892

Livestream access —https://nih.webex.com/nih/onstage/g.php?MTID=e1c2d0bed65aa419911386eaa2ea2bb42

Registration —

https://meetings.ninds.nih.gov/Home/Registration/26698

 

HHS

National Vaccine Advisory Committee

June 9, 2020 (Time: TBA)

Registration and access — http://www.hhs.gov/nvpo/nvac/meetings/index.html

 

CDC

Community Preventive Services Task Force

June 11, 2020 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Registration and access — http://www.thecommunityguide.org/

 

NIH

Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee

June 16, 2020 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Webcast access — http://iprcc.nih.gov/

Teleconference access — 1-650-479-3208, passcode:  622 776 328

 

HRSA

National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps

June 16, 2020 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Web conference access — https://hrsa.connectsolutions.com/nacnep/

Teleconference access — 1-888-455-4141, passcode: “FACA Meeting” (voice response)

 

HHS

Physician Payment Models

June 22, 2020 9:00 AM

200 Independence Ave SW, Great Hall

Washington, DC 20515

 

Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis

To verify a test

July 4, 2020 10:00 AM

2401 Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20515

 

CMS

Medicare Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests

July 29, 2020 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

July 30, 2020 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Web and teleconference access — https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/FACA/AdvisoryPanelonClinicalDiagnosticLaboratoryTests.html