Thursday, September 9

Mental Health: President Biden Issues Proclamation on World Suicide Prevention Day


  • Remarks by President Biden on Fighting the COVID-⁠19 Pandemic
  • President Biden Announces National Strategy for Path Out of Pandemic
    • Executive Order on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees
    • Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors


Tuesday, September 7

Heath Care: House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) Announces Markup of Build Back Better Act

Friday, September 10

Health Care

  • House Ways and Means Committee Holds Markup of the Build Back Better Act
    • Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) Opening Statement
    • Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL) Opening Statement
    • Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV) Opening Statement for Subtitle E Relating to Medicare Dental, Hearing, And Vision Coverage

Nursing Home: Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Senate Aging Committee Chair Bob Casey, Jr. (D-PA) Call for Improved Access to Nursing Home Vaccination Data


Tuesday, September 7

CMS: CMS Announces Distribution of Additional $452 million in Federal Funding to Support State Efforts to Lower Health Coverage Costs and Increase Affordability for Americans

Thursday, September 9

HHS: HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Releases Proposal to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

CMS: CMS and CDC Announce Expanded Vaccination Requirements for Health Care Settings

Friday, September 10


  • HHS Announces Availability of $25.5 Billion in COVID-19 Funding for Health Providers Affected by Pandemic
  • HHS Invests $20 Million in American Rescue Plan Funding to Improve Access to Affordable and Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • HHS Issues Proposed Rules to Promote Transparency in Air Ambulance Costs


House Energy and Commerce Committee

Full Committee Markup of Build Back Better Act

September 13, 2021 11:00 AM

House Ways and Means Committee

Full Committee Markup of Build Back Better Act

September 14 and 15, 2021 9:00AM

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