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Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

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Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), Department of Defense.


Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.


The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel (hereafter referred to as the Panel).


Open to the public on Thursday, January 4, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Naval Heritage Center Theater, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20004.

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Captain Edward C. Norton, United States Navy, Designated Federal Official, Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel, 7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101, Falls Church, VA 22042-5101. Email Address:

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This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.140 and 102-3.150.

Purpose of Meeting: The Panel will review and comment on recommendations made to the Director of the Defense Health Agency, by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, regarding the Uniform Formulary.

Meeting Agenda:

1. Sign-In

2. Welcome and Opening Remarks

3. Scheduled Therapeutic Class Reviews (Comments will follow each agenda item)

a. Weight Loss Agents

b. Oncological Agents: Multiple Myeloma

c. Prenatal Vitamins

4. Newly Approved Drugs Review

5. Pertinent Utilization Management Issues

6. Panel Discussions and Vote

Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, and the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is limited and will be provided only to the first 220 people signing-in. All persons must sign-in legibly.

Written Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the membership of the Panel about its mission and/or the agenda to be addressed in this public meeting. Written statements should be submitted to the Panel's Designated Federal Officer (DFO). The DFO's contact information can be obtained in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section.

Written comments or statements must be received by the committee DFO at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that they may be made available to the Panel for its consideration prior to the meeting. The DFO will review all submitted written statements and provide copies to all the committee members.

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Dated: November 28, 2017.

Aaron Siegel,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 2017-25899 Filed 11-30-17; 8:45 am]