POLICY BRIEFINGS


Upcoming Congressional Meetings and Hearings cont.


Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee markup: S.1622, the “FDA Device Accountability Act of 2015”; S.2030, the “Advancing Targeted Therapies for Rare Diseases Act of 2015”; S.849, the “Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015”; S.2014, the “Next Generation Researchers Act”; S.800, the “Enhancing the Stature and Visibility of Medical Rehabilitation Research at the NIH Act”; and legislation regarding health IT and FDA regulation of duodenoscopes; time TBA; 430 Dirksen Bldg.; February 9

House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee: hearing on “Choice Consolidation: Improving VA Community Care Billing and Reimbursement;” 10:00 a.m., 334 Cannon Bldg.; February 11

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee executive session on the innovation agenda; time and place TBA; March 9

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee final markup on innovation agenda; time and place TBA; April 6


Introduced Health Legislation


S. 2467 (introduced by Sen. Whitehouse): A bill to reduce health care-associated infections and improve antibiotic stewardship through enhanced data collection and reporting, the implementation of State-based quality improvement efforts, and improvements in provider education in patient safety, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; January 27

H.R.4396 (introduced by Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr.): A bill to support a comprehensive public health response to the heroin and prescription drug abuse crisis; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned; January 28



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