POLICY BRIEFINGS


Upcoming Congressional Meetings and Hearings cont.


Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies hearing to “examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2017 for the Indian Health Service;” 10:00 a.m., 124 Dirksen Bldg.; March 9

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Department of Defense hearing to “examine proposed budget estimates and justification for fiscal year 2017 for the Defense Health Program;” 10:30 a.m., 192 Dirksen Bldg.; March 9

Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing titled: “Review of the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Co-op Program;” 9:30 a.m., 342 Dirksen Bldg.; March 10

Senate Finance Committee hearing to “examine HealthCare.gov, focusing on a review of operations and enrollment;” 10:00 a.m., 215 Dirksen Bldg.; March 10

House Energy and Commerce Committee Broad Review of Concussions: Initial Roundtable; 2:00 p.m., 2123 Rayburn Bldg.; March 14

House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Research and Technology hearing titled: “An Overview of the Budget Proposal for the National Institute of Standards and Technology for Fiscal Year 2017;” 10:00 a.m., 2318 Rayburn Bldg.; March 16

House Veterans’ Affairs Economic Opportunity Subcommittee and Health Subcommittee joint hearing on legislation to improve the authority of the Veterans Affairs secretary to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Veterans Affairs Department; 2:00 p.m., 334 Cannon Bldg.; March 16

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


Introduced Health Legislation


H.R. 4650 (introduced by Rep. Buchanan): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an extension of certain Medicare long-term care hospital payment rules; to the Committee on Ways and Means; February 29

H. Res. 627 (introduced by Rep. Carson of Indiana): A resolution expressing support for the designation of February 29, 2016, as ``Rare Disease Day’’; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; February 29

H. Res. 630 (introduced by Rep. Payne): A resolution supporting the designation of March 2016, as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month; to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; March 1

H.R. 4662 (introduced by Rep. Roe of Tennessee): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the preference given, in awarding certain asthma-related grants, to States that allow trained school personnel to administer asthma-related rescue medications, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; March 2



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