Wednesday's meeting announcements: ObamaCare and nurses

On April 22, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is meeting in Washington, D.C., to discuss a series of reports.

A Department of Health and Human Services advisory council on nurse education and practice is meeting April 24 and 25 to discuss issues facing the profession with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

An advisory board on medical rehabilitation research based out of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development will meet May 2.

An independent agency focused on marine mammals is holding a meeting on May 7, 8 and 9 to discuss issues related to the marine ecosystem on the Pacific coast.

Committees of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, an arm of the Internal Revenue Service, will meet May 8, 14, 16, 21 and 22.

A Forest Service advisory committee for the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is meeting in Crandon, Wisc., on May 21 and June 4.

On May 21 and 22, the National Advisory Council on Migrant Health, a division of the Department of Health and Human Services, will meet in Rockville, Md., to discuss the health of seasonal agricultural and migrant workers.

The National Institutes of Health's advisory council for nursing research is meeting May 21 and 22 in Bethesda, Md. 

The Environmental Protection Agency's advisory panel on insecticide, fungicide and rodenticide will meet for four days, from July 30 to August 2, to discuss the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program.