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

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Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Department of Defense.


Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.


The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel will take place.


Open to the Public Thursday, July 12, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


The address of the open meeting is the Naval Heritage Center Theater, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004.

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Col Paul J. Hoerner, U.S. Air Force, 703-681-2890 (Voice), None (Facsimile), (Email). Mailing address is 7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101, Falls Church, VA 22042-5101. Website:​About-MHS/​Other-MHS-Organizations/​Beneficiary-Advisory-Panel. The most up-to-date changes to the meeting agenda can be found on the website.

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This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 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.

Purpose of the 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) will take place.


1. Sign-In

2. Welcome and Opening Remarks

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

a. Gastrointestinal-2 Miscellaneous Agents—Opioid-Induced Constipation Subclass

b. Growth Stimulating Agents

c. Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy Agents

4. Newly Approved Drugs Review

5. Pertinent Utilization Management Issues 6. Panel Discussions and Vote

Meeting Accessibility: Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 102-3.140 through Start Printed Page 26993102-3.165, 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: 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 previously in this announcement. 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: June 6, 2018.

Shelly E. Finke,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 2018-12445 Filed 6-8-18; 8:45 am]