May 22,2002

Baucus Announces Hearing on Regulatory Relief for Medicare

Hearing: Regulatory Relief for Medicare - The Case for Cutting Red Tape

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 28, 2002 at 10 a.m.

Location: The Great Room of the Montana State University Foundation, Lincoln and 11th Streets, Bozeman, Montana.

Witness List

Alex Trujillo, Regional Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Denver, Colorado;
Leslie Aronovitz, Associate Director, Health, U.S. General Accounting Office, Chicago, Illinois;
John Nordwick, President and CEO, Bozeman Deaconess Health System, Bozeman, Montana;
Dr. Nick Wolter, Chief Executive Officer, Deaconess Billings Clinic, Billings, Montana;
Julie Jardine, Livingston Health Care, Livingston, Montana;
Laurie Henderson, Northern Montana Care Center, Havre, Montana.


Written Statements: Any individuals or organizations wanting to present their views on these hearings to the Committee are urged to submit a typewritten, single-spaced, single-sided statement, not exceeding 10 pages in length, for inclusion in the hearing record. The date and subject of the hearing must appear on the first page of the statement. Three copies of the statement should be mailed to the Editorial Section, United States Senate, Committee on Finance, Washington, D.C. 20510. Two copies should be mailed to Kolan Davis, Minority Staff Director, United States Senate, Committee on Finance, 219 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20510. Statements must be received no later than noon on Tuesday, June 11, 2002. Written statements must also be submitted on diskette in a format that can be read by personal computers (Word perfect text is preferred; other formats will be accepted -- please identify format).