Health Care on the Hill: Week of September 23, 2013

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

10:00 a.m.
U.S. Efforts to Reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Hearing
430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

10:30 a.m.
Black Carbon – A Global Health Problem with Low-Cost Solutions
Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety Hearing
406 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Thursday, September 26, 2013

10:00 a.m.
Newborn Screening Saves Lives: The Past, Present, and Future of the Newborn Screening System
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee on Children and Families Hearing
430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Health Care on the Hill: Week of September 16, 2013

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

10:00 a.m.
“S. 1086 (Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2013) and Nominations”
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Markup
430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

10:00 a.m.
“Federal Implementation of Obamacare: Concerns of State Governments”
House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs Hearing
2154 Rayburn House Office Building

2:00 p.m.
“Older Americans: The Changing Face of HIV/AIDS in America”
Senate Special Aging Committee Hearing
562 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Thursday, September 19, 2013

10:00 a.m.
“Two Weeks Until Enrollment: Questions for CCIIO”
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing
2123 Rayburn House Office Building

Health Care on the Hill: Week of September 9, 2013

This week Congress returns to Washington, DC following their August recess and are jumping right back into legislative matters. Listed below are a few health-related hearings scheduled for this week.

Each Monday Capitol Health Record will be providing health-related highlights for the coming week.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

10:15 a.m.
PPACA Pulse Check: Part Two
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Hearing
2322 Rayburn House Office Building

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

2:00 p.m.
The Threat to Americans’ Personal Information: A Look into the Security and Reliability of the Health Exchange Data Hub
House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Hearing
311 Cannon House Office Building

Thursday, September 12, 2013

10:00 a.m.
Dental Crisis in America: The Need to Address Cost
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging Hearing
430 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Thursday, September 12, 2013 and Friday, September 13, 2013

In addition to the above Congressional hearings, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) will be meeting in Washington, DC on Thursday and Friday to discuss recommendations regarding Medicare payment policies. MedPAC will meet at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW) from 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Thursday and 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Friday (agenda).