Health Care Policy Update – Weekly Wrap-Up and What’s Ahead – June 19, 2017

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What’s Ahead: This Week Hearings/Markups – Tuesday, June 20 Senate Appropriations Committee, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration­­­, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, “Hearing to Review the FY2018 Budget Request for the Food and Drug Administration. Wednesday, June 21 Senate Appropriations Committee, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, “Hearing to Review the FY2018 and FY2019 Budget… Read more »

Health Care Policy Update – Weekly Wrap-Up and What’s Ahead – May 30, 2017

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What’s Ahead: This Week   Congressional Recess – Both Houses of Congress are in recess this week for the Memorial Day holiday, and will return the week of June 5.  Notable Policy Events – Tuesday, May 30 HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), “AHRQ National Webinar on Optimizing the Presentation of Visualization of Health… Read more »

Health Care Policy Update – May 22, 2017

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 What’s Ahead: This Week Hearings/Markups – Wednesday, May 24 Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, “Markup: Pending Legislation.” Hearing to discuss the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 (S. 1094). House Energy & Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, “U.S. Public Health Response to the Zika Virus: Continuing Challenges.” House Budget Committee,… Read more »

Health Care Policy Update – Weekly Wrap-Up and What’s Ahead – May 15, 2017

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  What’s Ahead: This Week Hearings/Markups – Tuesday, May 16 Senate Finance Committee, “Examining Bipartisan Medicare Policies that Improve Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions.” Wednesday May 17 Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, “Pending Health and Benefits Legislation.” House Appropriations Committee, “House of Representatives: Fiscal 2018 Budget.” House Energy & Commerce Committee, “Examining Initiatives to Advance Public… Read more »

Health Policy Update – 4/3

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  What’s Ahead: This Week   Hearings/Markups – Tuesday, April 4 Senate HELP Committee, “FDA User Fee Agreements: Improving Medical Product Regulation and Innovation for Patients, Part II.” House Energy & Commerce Committee, “Cybersecurity in the Health Care Sector: Strengthening Public-Private Partnerships.” House Veterans Affairs Committee, “An Assessment of Ongoing Concerns at the Veterans Crisis Line.”… Read more »