WHITE HOUSE UPDATE

Friday, March 6

Coronavirus: President Donald Trump Signs Into Law Emergency Supplemental Funding Package Amidst Coronavirus Crisis


LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Monday, March 2

Affordable Care Act: Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Hear Affordable Care Act Case

Coronavirus: Democratic Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bob Casey Ask About Federal Efforts to Counter Coronavirus Scams in Letters to FDA and FTC

Tuesday, March 3

Maternal Health: Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Ron Wyden Seek Research and Solutions to Poor Maternal Health Outcomes in U.S.

Coronavirus: House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal and Ways and Means Committee Member Congresswoman Suzan DelBene Demand Answers From CMS About Nursing Homes’ Coronavirus Preparedness and Response

Friday, March 6

Aging: Chairwoman and Ranking of the Senate Special Committee on Aging Susan Collins and Bob Casey Introduce Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act

Friday, March 6

Public Health: Ranking Member of the Senate HELP Committee Patty Murray and Chair of the House Appropriations Health Subcommittee Rosa DeLauro Introduce Emergency Paid Sick Leave Legislation

Health Insurance: House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal Raises Coverage Concerns Over Coronavirus Testing and Treatment Under Non-ACA Compliant Insurance Plans


REGULATORY UPDATE

Monday, March 2

FDA: Food and Drug Administration Approves N95 Respirators for Health Care Personnel Use During Coronavirus Outbreak

Wednesday, March 4

CMS: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Directs State Agency Inspectors to Focus Facility Inspections of Nursing Homes and Hospitals Exclusively on Infection Control

FDA: Food and Drug Administration Bans Electrical Stimulation Devices for Self-Injurious or Aggressive Behavior

HHS: Department of Health and Human Services Announces Funding for State and Local Jurisdictions to Support COVID-19 Response


UPCOMING EVENTS

HHS
Physician Payment Models
March 16, 2020 8:00 AM
200 Independence Avenue SW, Great Hall
Washington, DC 20201

VA
Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation
March 30, 2020 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
March 31, 2020 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Conference Room 542
1800 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

FDA
Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee
April 23, 2020 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
April 24, 2020 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
10903 New Hampshire Ave., Building 31
Conference Center, the Great Room (Rm. 1503)
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002

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