LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Wednesday, November 13

Health Bills: House Energy & Commerce Committee Marks Up Legislation on Youth Tobacco Use, Maternal Health, and Generic Drug Petitions

Thursday, November 14

Health Coverage: Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Ranking Member Jon Tester Calls on Trump Administration to Expand Covered List of Medical Conditions for Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange

E-Cigarettes: Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone Urges FDA to Investigate Allegations That JUUL Knowingly Sold Contaminated E-Cigarette Pods


REGULATORY UPDATE

Tuesday, November 12

CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Issues Proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule

Thursday, November 14

HHS: Department of Health and Human Services Develops Tests to Distinguish Bacterial from Viral Infections Across Multiple Healthcare Settings

Friday, November 15

CDC: Trump Administration Announces Price Transparency Requirements to Increase Competition and Lower Healthcare Costs

  • CMS: Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Labor, and the Department of the Treasury Release Proposed Transparency in Coverage Rule
  • CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Finalize Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System Policy Changes

UPCOMING EVENTS

Regulatory Meetings

HELP

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee holds a hearing on the nomination of Stephen Hahn to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration

November 20, 2019 10:00 AM

430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Washington, DC 20002

HHS

Office of Minority Health and Health Equity Public Meeting on Strategies to Improve Health Equity Amidst the Opioid Crisis

November 21, 2019 9:00 AM — 4:00 PM

Hilton Washington, DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center

1750 Rockville Pike

Rockville, MD 20852

HHS

Meeting of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality

November 21, 2019 8:30 AM –12:00 PM

5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville, MD 20857

HHS

FDA Pediatrics Report

November 21, 2019 9:00 AM

FDA White Oak Campus

10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Building 31 Conference Center, the Great Room, Room 1503-A Silver Spring, MD 20993

VA

Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation

December 3, 2019 8:30 AM — 4:30 PM

December 4, 2019 8:30 AM — 4:30 PM
1722 Eye Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006

HHS

Infant and Maternal Health Issues

December 4, 2019 9:00AM

5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville, MD 20857

MedPAC Meeting

December 5-6, 2019

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20004

HHS

Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality

December 4-5, 2019 9:00 AM

5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville, MD 20852

NIH

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

December 6, 2019 8:30 AM — 11:45 AM

National Institutes of Health, Building 31A

31 Center Drive, Room 2A48

Bethesda, MD 20892

CMS

Town Hall Meeting on the FY 2021 Applications for New Medical Services and Technologies Add-On Payments

December 16, 2019 9:00 AM

December 17, 2019 9:00 AM

7500 Security Boulevard

Baltimore, MD 21244-1850

NIH

Health and Human Services Department; National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

January 29, 2019 8:30 AM

NIH

31 Center Drive, Building 31, C Wing, Sixth Floor, Conference Room 10

Bethesda, MD 20894

NIH

National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health

February 7, 2020 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM

National Institutes of General Medical Science

Natcher Building, 45 Center Drive

Bethesda, MD 20892