Wednesday, March 9


  • President Biden Announces Key Nominees for Veterans Health Administration and Department of Health and Human Services
    • Rita Landgraf, Nominee for Assistant Secretary for Aging, Department of Health and Human Services
    • Shereef Elnahal, Nominee for Under Secretary for Health, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
    • Roselyn Tso, Nominee for Director of the Indian Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services

Thursday, March 10


  • White House Press Secretary Issues Statement on Senate Passage of Bipartisan Funding Bill

Friday, March 11

Disability: President Biden Announces Appointments for President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Mental Health: Biden Administration Provides Update on American Rescue Plan and Addressing Student Mental Health

Monday, March 14

Substance Use: President Biden Signs Methamphetamine Response Act of 2021 (S. 854)

Tuesday, March 15

Appropriations: President Biden Signs Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022


  • Biden Administration Holds Press Call on COVID-19 Response and Funding Needs

Mental Health: President Biden Signs Suicide Training and Awareness Nationally Delivered for Universal Prevention Act of 2021 (S. 1543) and Supporting the Foundation for NIH and the Reagan-Udall Foundation for FDA Act (S. 1662)

Thursday, March 17


  • Biden Administration Launches Plan to Improve Ventilation and Reduce the Spread of COVID-⁠19 in Buildings
  • President Biden Names Ashish Jha as White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator

Friday, March 18

Mental Health: President Biden Signs Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (H.R. 1667)

Research: President Biden Holds Discussion with Researchers and Patients on Advanced Research Project Agency for Health (ARPA-H)


Wednesday, March 9

Appropriations: House Passes Omnibus Spending Bill

Thursday, March 10

Appropriations: Senate Passes Omnibus Spending Bill

Tuesday, March 15

Nominees: Senate Confirms Shalanda Young as Office of Management and Budget Director

Appropriations: House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) Releases Statement on President Biden Signing Omnibus Funding Bill

Wednesday, March 16

Prescription Drugs: Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) Issues Statement on Prescription Drug Price Inflation

Thursday, March 17

Public Health: House Energy and Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on 22 Public Health Bills


Wednesday, March 9

Mental Health: HHS Announces $35 Million for Mental Health Support for Children and Young Adults

Monday, March 14

Mental Health: HHS Publishes Study Showing Significant Increase in Children Diagnosed with Mental Health Conditions

Tuesday, March 15

Telehealth: HHS Office of Inspector General Releases Study on Telehealth Utilization in Medicare During COVID-19

Substance Use: HHS Announces Funding for Substance Use Treatment and Prevention Programs

Tuesday, March 18

Substance Use: HHS Announces $44 Million to Strengthen Mental Health and Substance Use Services for Populations at Risk for HIV/AIDS

Disability: HHS Publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Amend Regulations for the National Institute for the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research


Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee

Hearing on “Strengthening Federal Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Programs: Opportunities, Challenges, and Emerging Issues”

March 23, 2022 10:00 AM

Senate Aging Committee

Hearing on “An Economy That Cares: The Importance of Home-Based Services”

March 23, 2022 10:00 AM

Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee

Hearing on “Honoring Our Commitment: Improving VA’s Program of Comprehensive Assistance For Family Caregivers”

March 23, 2022 3:00 PM

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