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Upcoming Congressional Hearings and Meetings


Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing “Facing 21st Century Public Health Threats: Our Nation’s Preparedness and Response Capabilities, Part II;” 10:00 a.m., 430 Dirksen Bldg.; January 23

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing to examine combatting the opioid crisis, focusing on exploiting vulnerabilities in international mail; 10:00 a.m., 342 Dirksen Bldg.; January 25


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.J.Res.125 (introduced by Rep. Rodney P. Frelinghuysen): Making an extension of continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes; Appropriations, Ways and Means, Budget

H.R.4808 (introduced by Rep. Ed Perlmutter): To promote transparency in health care pricing; Energy and Commerce

S.2312 (introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy): A bill to provide a moratorium on registration of new non-rural section 340B hospitals and associated sites, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2315 (introduced by Sen. Johnny Isakson): A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the regulatory framework with respect to certain nonprescription drugs that are marketed without an approved new drug application, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2317 (introduced by Sen. Edward J. Markey): A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for additional flexibility with respect to medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders, and for other purposes; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Res.702 (introduced by Rep. Janice D. Schakowsky): Recognizing the roles and the contributions of America’s Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and their role in providing quality healthcare for the public; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4820 (introduced by A. Donald McEachin): To extend funding for certain public health programs, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.4825 (introduced by Rep. Rob Bishop): To improve medical research on marijuana; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.R.4831 (introduced by Rep. Barbara Comstock): To extend the moratorium on the annual fee on health insurance providers; Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce

H.R.4841 (introduced by Rep. David Schweikert): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for electronic prior authorization under Medicare part D for covered part D drugs, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means



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