Good morning … Let's get one thing straight right here, right now, forever: Health care is two words. If the AP wants to try to change its style on this, I will not follow. I will remain on the side of the light, and I hope you will, too.

What we're watching today: Axios event on the future of health care (8am, details here). Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the opioid crisis (10am, livestream here).

What we're watching this week: Negotiations on a bill to stop the government from shutting down on Friday, including progress on the Children's Health Insurance Program. Negotiations on the tax bill. Senate HELP Committee hearing Thursday on implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act.

What's on your agenda? Let me know: