Wednesday, September 22


  • President Biden Holds Global COVID-⁠19 Summit: Ending the Pandemic and Building Back Better
    • Targets for Global COVID-⁠19 Summit
    • S.-EU Agenda for Beating the Global Pandemic

Friday, September 24


  • Press Briefing by White House COVID-⁠19 Response Team and Public Health Officials
  • Remarks by President Biden on the COVID-⁠19 Response and the Vaccination Program


Monday, September 20

Price Transparency: Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Send Letter to HHS Secretary Bacerra in Support of Price Transparency and Increased Penalties on Noncompliant Hospitals

Wednesday, September 22

Price Transparency: Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) Applauds CMS Action on Health Care Price Transparency


  • House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Holds Hearing “Putting Kids First: Addressing Covid-19’s Impacts on Children”
  • Senate HELP Ranking Member Burr Releases Statement on FDA Approval of Pfizer Booster Shot for Some Americans
  • House Select Subcommittee on Coronavirus Crisis Holds Hearing on “Recognizing and Building on the Success of Pandemic Relief Programs”


  • Senate Finance Committee Holds Hearing on Nomination of Christi A. Grimm for HHS Inspector General

Mental Health: Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-ID) Solicit Policy Proposals to Address Unmet Mental Health Needs

Friday, September 24

Women’s Health:

  • House Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) Remarks on Women’s Health Protection Act
  • Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate HELP Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-WA), and Senators Richard Blumenthal and Richard Durbin Release Joint Statement on House Passage of Women’s Health Protection Act


Tuesday, September 21

CMS: CMS Launches New Medicare.gov Tool to Compare Nursing Home Vaccination Rates

Wednesday, September 22

HHS: HHS Announces Funding for Public Health IT Workforce Development Program

FDA: FDA Publishes Material Safety Data to Promote Safer, More Effective Medical Devices


House Education and Labor Committee

Hearing on “How to Save a Life: Successful Models for Protecting Communities from COVID-19”

September 28, 2021 10:00 AM

Senate HELP Committee

Hearing on “School Reopening During COVID-19: Supporting Students, Educators, and Families”

September 30, 2021 10:00 AM

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