EXECUTIVE UPDATE

Monday, November 25

Health Report: White House Releases Annual Report, “Advancing the Global Health Security Agenda: Results and Impacts of U.S. Government Investments”


LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Tuesday, December 3

Electronic Health: Members of Congress Send Letter to Department of Health and Human Services Advocating for Unique Device Identifiers Information to be Added to Electronic Health Insurance Claims Forms

Nominations: Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Advances Nomination of Doctor Stephen Hahn to Serve as Food and Drug Administration Commissioner

Veterans: House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano Announces New Compromise on Legislation to Address Veteran Suicide

Thursday, December 5

Hearing Aids: Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Senator Elizabeth Warren Press the Food and Drug Administration to Write Rules Allowing the Sale of Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

Drug Pricing: Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, and House Committee Leadership Announce Floor Vote on H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act

E-Cigarettes: Oversight Subcommittee Examines the Trump Administration’s Delayed Response to the Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic

Friday, December 6

Drug Pricing: Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Ron Wyden Release Updated Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act and Reach Agreement on Health Extenders


REGULATORY UPDATE

Monday, November 25

FDA: Food and Drug Administration Helps Make Development of Biosimilar and Interchangeable Insulin Products More Efficient

Tuesday, November 26

FDA: Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health Announces Ethylene Oxide Sterilization Master File Pilot Program

Tuesday, December 3

HHS: Department of Health and Human Services Launches Ready, Set, PrEP Program to Expand Access to Medication to Prevent HIV

  • CDC: HIV Testing, Treatment, and Prevention is Not Reaching Enough Americans

Wednesday, December 4

HHS: Office for Civil Rights Secures Voluntary Resolution and Ensures Child Welfare Programs in the Oregon Department of Human Services Protect Parents with Disabilities from Discrimination

Thursday, December 5

NIH: HIV Prevention Research Establishes that Undetectable Equals Untransmittable


UPCOMING EVENTS

HHS and CMS

HHS Hospital Payments

December 16, 2019 9:00 AM

December 17, 2019 9:00 AM

7500 Security Boulevard, Auditorium

Baltimore, MD 21244

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

HHS

NIH Child Health and Development

January 23, 2020 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

NICHD Offices

6710B Rockledge Drive

Bethesda, MD 20892

NIH

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

January 23, 2020 8:00 AM – 1:00PM

NICHD Offices

6710B Rockledge Drive

Bethesda, MD 20892

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

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

Bethesda, MD 20894

NIH

National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council

January 31, 2020 10:00 AM — 2:00 PM

National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center Building Room C and D

6001 Executive Boulevard

Rockville, MD 20852

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