Wednesday, October 13

Coronavirus: Press Briefing by White House COVID-⁠19 Response Team and Public Health Officials

Thursday, October 14

Disability Awareness: President Biden Issues Proclamation on Blind Americans Equality Day

Coronavirus: Remarks by President Biden on COVID-⁠19 Response and Vaccination Program


Thursday, October 14

Health Equity: House Ways and Means Committee Releases Report Examining Misuse of Race in Clinical Algorithms Leading to Disparities in Patient Outcomes


Tuesday, October 12

HHS: HHS Releases Readout of Seventh COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force Meeting

FDA: FDA Announces COVID-19 Updates on Testing and Use of Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer

Thursday, October 14

HHS: HHS Announces Availability of $100 Million for State Loan Repayment Programs to Support Primary Health Care Workforce in Underserved Communities

Friday, October 15

CMS: CMS Begins Medicare Open Enrollment Period to Compare Health Coverage Options


Senate Finance Committee

Hearing on “Health Insurance Coverage in America: Current and Future Role of Federal Programs”

October 20, 2021 10:00 AM

House Oversight Subcommittee on

Hearing on “Oversight of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990: The Current State of Integration of People with Disabilities”

October 20, 2021 10:00 AM

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Hearing on “Enhancing Public Health: Legislation to Protect Children and Families”

October 20, 2021 10:30 AM

House Appropriations Committee

Hearing on “Update on VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization Implementation”

October 21, 2021 10:00 AM

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