This past Friday, the Food and Drug Administration’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) met to debate and vote on Pfizer and BioNTech's application to offer booster shots to all adults 16 and older. The VRBPAC’s vote is non-binding, but the FDA generally defers to the VRBPAC’s recommendations.
The U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce recently released its recommendations for the budget resolution, and the recommendations include $190 billion for home- and community-based services (HCBS).
The U.S. House Committee on Education & Labor recently released its recommendations on the budget resolution, and its recommendations include grant programs to support competitive integrated employment and the direct care workforce.
Last week, President Biden released the administration’s six-part COVID-19 Action Plan, including provisions requiring vaccinations in health care settings and vaccinations or testing for all employers with 100+ employees.