EXECUTIVE UPDATE

Tuesday, October 8

White House Pushes For Obamacare Birth Control Review


LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Thursday, October 10

Medicaid: Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden And House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone Jr. Release Study Showing Taxpayers Are Paying Millions In Administrative Costs For Medicaid Work Requirements

Mental Health: Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Ranking Member Jon Tester Urges Department Of Veterans Affairs to Increase Efforts to Connect Veterans with Mental Health Care Resources

E-Cigarettes: House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee On Economic and Consumer Policy Chairman Raja Krishnamoorthi Sends Letter to Reynolds American, Inc. Calling for Cessation of E-Cigarette Advertising

  • Centers For Disease Control and Prevention Announces Updated Number of Lung Injury Cases and Deaths Associated with E-Cigarettes and Vaping

Health Care: Oversight and Reform Committee Readies Subpoenas to Citizenship and Immigration Services and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Concerning Deportation of Critically Ill Children


REGULATORY UPDATE

Monday, October 7

CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Adjusts Controversy Threshold for Medicare Appeals for Calendar Year 2020

Tuesday, October 8

HHS: Department of Health and Human Services Explores Lung-on-a-Chip Technology for Chemical Injury Treatments

CDC: CDC Finds Not Enough Pregnant Women Get Vaccinated

Wednesday, October 9

HHS: HHS Proposes Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Reforms to Support Value-Based and Coordinated Care

Thursday, October 10

HHS: HHS Publishes New Guide for Clinicians on Appropriate Dosage Reduction and Discontinuation of Long-Term Opioid Analgesics

Friday, October 11

FDA: Food and Drug Administration Releases Final Guidance For Industry: “Investigational In Vitro Diagnostics in Oncology Trials: Streamlined Submission Process for Study Risk Determination”


UPCOMING EVENTS

Legislative Hearings

Energy & Commerce

Legislation to Reverse the Youth Tobacco Epidemic

October 16, 2019 10:30AM

2322 Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

House Appropriations

E-cigarettes: An Emerging Threat to Public Health

October 16, 2019 10:00 AM

2358-C Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

Ways & Means

Investing in the U.S. Health system by lowering drug prices, reducing out of pocket costs, and improving Medicare benefits

October 17, 2019 10:00 AM

Room 1100 Longworth House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

Veterans Affairs

Federal Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities Programs

October 22, 2019 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

October 23, 2019 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

VA Central Office

810 Vermont Avenue NW Room 630

Washington, DC 20420

 

Regulatory Meetings

HHS

Health and Human Services Department; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality holds a meeting of the Health System and Value Research Subcommittee

October 16, 2019 8:00 AM

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center,

5701 Marinelli Road

Bethesda, MD 20852

HHS

Health and Human Services Department; Food and Drug Administration holds a meeting of the Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee

October 16, 2019 8:00 AM

FDA White Oak Campus

10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Building 31 Conference Center, the Great Room, Room 1503

Silver Spring, MD 20993

HHS

Meeting: HHS Human Research Protections

October 16, 2019 8:30 AM

October 17, 2019 8:30 AM

6700B Rockledge Drive

Bethesda, MD 20817

HHS

Health and Human Services Department; National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health

October 23, 2019 9:00 AM

45 Center Drive, Natcher Building, Conference Room E1/E2

Bethesda, MD 20894

HHS

Health and Human Services Department; Agency For Healthcare Research and Quality holds a meeting of the Healthcare Information Technology Research Subcommittee

October 24, 2019 8:00 AM

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

5701 Marinelli Road

Bethesda, MD 20852

MedPAC

Public Meeting

November 7, 2019

November 8, 2019

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20004

HHS

Meeting: AIDS Research

November 7, 2019 9:30 AM

NIH 5601 Fishers Lane, Conference Room 1D13

Rockville, MD 20852

HHS

Advancing the Development of Pediatric Therapeutics: Pediatric Clinical Trial Endpoints for Rare Diseases With a Focus on Pediatric Patient Perspectives; Public Workshop

November 12, 2019 8:00 AM — 4:30 PM

FDA White Oak Campus

10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 31 Conference Center, the Great Room (Rm. 1503-A)

Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002

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

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, Georgia 30329

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