February 28,2002

Baucus Schedules Hearing on Medicare Modernization

Hearing: The Bush Proposal for Medicare Modernization

Date/Time: Thursday, March 7, 2002, at 10:00 a.m.

Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Witness List

Tom Scully, Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington,DC;
Dan L. Crippen, Director, Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC;
Bob Kerrey, President, New School University, representing the Concord Coalition, New York, NY;
William D. Novelli, Executive Director and CEO, AARP, Washington, DC;
Patricia Neuman, Sc.D., Vice President, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and Director, Medicare Policy Project, Washington, DC.


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 Thursday, March 21, 2002.Written statements must also be submitted on diskette in a format that can be read by personal computers(Wordperfect text is preferred; other formats will be accepted -- please identify format).