Saturday, September 15, 2018

Senate Committee Meeting

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine reducing health care costs, focusing on how transparency can lower spending and empower patients.

Health Care Policy on the Senate Floor

Program for Monday: Senate begins consideration of H.R. 6, Support for Patients and Communities Act, and S. 2554, Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act, and votes on or in relation to amendments to, and passage of the bills, at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Congressional Committee Meetings


Wednesday — September 12, 2018

Reviewing Current Developments in Ethiopia
Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations (Committee on Foreign Affairs) 


Thursday — September 13, 2018

Examining Barriers to Expanding Innovative, Value-Based Care in Medicare
Subcommittee on Health (Committee on Energy and Commerce) 

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Congressional Committee Meetings

Wednesday — September 5, 2018

Opportunities to Improve Health Care
Subcommittee on Health (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Reusable Medical Equipment: Continuing to Examine VHAs Sterile Processing Problems.
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Committee on Veterans' Affairs)

Thursday — September 6, 2018

Tackling Fentanyl: Holding China Accountable
Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations (Committee on Foreign Affairs)

Health Care Policy on the House Floor

The very first item on next week's House suspension calendar is a biometrics bill:
1) H.R. 6439Biometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program Authorization Act of 2018 (Sponsored by Rep. Michael McCaul / Homeland Security Committee)
Conservatives are pushing for this in the name of immigration reform.

This is not taking into account all the long-term implications.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Congressional Committee Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
An oversight hearing to examine the Food and Drug Administration, focusing on leveraging cutting-edge science and protecting public health.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Senate Committee Meetings

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Hearings to examine Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services efforts to fight Medicaid fraud and overpayments.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Hearings to examine the nominations of
Michael Faulkender, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, and
Elizabeth Darling, of Texas, to be Commissioner on Children, Youth, and FamiliesDepartment of Health and Human Services.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Hearings to examine prioritizing cures, focusing on science and stewardship at the National Institutes of Health.