LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Tuesday, November 5

Child Welfare: House and Senate Leaders Introduce Family First Transition Act to Help States Transform Child Welfare Systems

Wednesday, November 6

Budget: Senate Budget Committee Approves Bipartisan Budget Reforms with S. 2765

Thursday, November 7

Health Care: Senators Jon Tester and Jerry Moran Demand Answers Following Cases of Inadequate Care or Mistreatment of Veterans at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Facilities Across the Country

E-Cigarettes: House Oversight Subcommittee Requests Documents from JUUL Labs on Product Contamination


REGULATORY UPDATE

Tuesday, November 5

CDC: CDC Analysis Advises on Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to Improve U.S. Health

FDA: Food and Drug Administration Authorizes Marketing of First Next-Generation Sequencing Test for Detecting HIV-1 Drug Resistant Mutations

Wednesday, November 6

HHS: Department of Health and Human Services Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Gilead Related to Truvada and Descovy for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis of HIV

CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Announces Approval of Groundbreaking Demonstration to Expand Access to Behavioral Health Treatment

Thursday, November 7

HHS: Office for Civil Rights Imposes a $1.6 Million Civil Money Penalty Against Texas Health and Human Services Commission for HIPAA Violations

NIH: NIH-Funded Study Shows Placenta Imaging Method May Aid Early Diagnosis of Pregnancy Complications

CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Takes Steps to Increase Public Access to Medicaid and CHIP Data

Friday, November 8

FDA: Food and Drug Administration Approves First Therapy to Treat Patients with Anemia

NIH: Study Finds Leading Risk Factors and Causes of Death and Disability Underrepresented in NIH-Supported Prevention Research

CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Releases the 2020 Premiums, Deductibles, and Coinsurance Amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B Programs


UPCOMING EVENTS

Regulatory Meetings

SBC

House Committee on Small Business Hearing: Upskilling the Medical Workforce: Opportunities in Health Innovation

November 13, 2019 11:30 AM

2360 Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20515

E&C

Markup Legislation on Tobacco, Maternal Mortality, and FDA Citizen Petitions

November 13, 2019 10:00 AM

John D. Dingell Room

2123 Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

HHS

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), Full Committee Meeting

November 13, 2019 9:00 AM -5:30 PM

November 14, 2019 8:30 AM -3:00 PM

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Center for Health Statistics

3311 Toledo Road

Hyattsville, MD 20782

HHS

Health Resources and Services Administration holds a meeting of the CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment

November 13, 2019 9:30 AM

November 14, 2019 9:30 AM

5600 Fishers Lane

Rockville, MD 20852

W&M

Caring for Aging Americans

November 14, 2019 10:00 AM

Room 1100 Longworth House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

CMS

Opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of consumer education strategies concerning the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program

November 14, 2019 8:30 AM — 4:00 PM

Hubert H. Humphrey Building

200 Independence Avenue SW, Room 505A

Washington, DC 20201

CDC

Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) Meeting

November 14, 2019, 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM

November 15, 2019, 9:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global Communications Center

Building 19, Auditorium B, 1600

Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

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

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

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