New update. PAC CARB - the President's Advisory Commission on Combating Antibiotic Resistance - has announced a special pop up meeting all about CMS. The meeting is about whether PAC CARB should formally petition HHS to finalize CMS's 2016 proposal to require hospitals to have antibiotic stewardship committees. If this 2016 proposal is not finalized by June, it will expire.
- The special meeting will be Monday, April 8, 2019; website > here.
- See links on website for registration, Federal Register notice, draft agenda, proposed Letter to HHS.
- The virtual meeting is short, 12:00-1:15 eastern.
- Public comments are due April 2 midnight, no more than one page (see Fed Reg notice at link above).