Health Care on the Hill – Upcoming Events

December 4, 2013; 3:00pm
“Adjudicating VA’s Most Complex Disability Claims: Ensuring Quality, Accuracy, and Consistency on Complicated Issues”
House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs (DAMA)
334 Cannon House Office Building

December 11, 2013; 2:15pm
“Protecting Seniors from Medication Labeling Mistakes”
Senate Special Committee on Aging
562 Dirksen Senate Office Building

December 12, 2013; 10:00am
“Open Executive Session to Consider an Original Bill to Repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate System and to Consider Health Care Extenders”
Senate Committee on Finance
215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

December 18, 2013; 2:15pm
“The Future of Long-Term Care Policy: Continuing the Conversation”
Senate Special Committee on Aging
562 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Anna Howard Published in Pharmaceutical Compliance Monitor

An article by Drinker Biddle’s Lobbying and Advocacy Team member Anna Howard was recently published in the Pharmaceutical Compliance Monitor. Anna coauthored the article with Sally White, an associate in Drinker Biddle’s Products Liability Group. The article, “The Next Four Years: A Prescription for Change,” discusses new challenges and opportunities for the pharmaceutical industry, including the establishment of health insurance exchanges, development of a new pathway for biosimiliars, and fiscal issues, among others.