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HVAC Schedule September 4 - September 7

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Washington, August 31, 2018 | comments

Washington, D.C.- Today, Chairman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) released the hearing schedule for September 4 - September 7.

The following events are open to the press:

WHO: Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

WHAT:Reusable Medical Equipment: Continuing to Examine VHA’s Sterile Processing Problems.

WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 5, 2018

WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here.

BACKGROUND:
During this oversight hearing, the subcommittee will discuss issues with sterile processing of reusable medical equipment (RME) within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). A recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report requested by the Committee found that VHA does not have reasonable assurance that VA medical centers are following policies related to reprocessing RME, particularly regarding annual sterile processing reviews.

WHO: Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

WHAT:Legislative Hearing on H.R. 4312, H.R. 6409, and H.R. 6420.

WHEN: 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 5, 2018

WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here.

*Final details on the legislation will be posted here next week.


WHO: 
Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity

WHAT:A Review of VA’s Specially Adaptive Housing Grant Programs (SAH).

WHEN: 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 6, 2018

WHERE: 334 Cannon House Office Building and streaming here.

BACKGROUND:
During the oversight hearing the subcommittee will discuss the current status of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) administration of the Specially Adaptive Housing (SAH) grant programs. The will also discuss VA’s efforts to inform eligible service-connected disabled veterans of this benefit and how the VA will implement the provisions.

 

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