September 18,2017

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Hatch Announces Hearing on Graham-Cassidy Proposal

WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) will convene a hearing on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, to learn more about the Graham-Cassidy proposal. The hearing, entitled, “Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Proposal” will take place at 2 p.m. in Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 215.

“Senators have expressed a strong desire to examine the details of the Graham-Cassidy proposal through a public hearing,” Hatch said. “A hearing will allow members on both sides of the aisle to delve deeper into its policy and gain a better understanding of what the authors hope to achieve.”

The following witnesses are scheduled to testify:

  • The Honorable Bill Cassidy, M.D., U.S. Senator, LA

  • The Honorable Rick Santorum, Former U.S. Senator, PA

  • Mr. Dennis G. Smith, Senior Advisor for Medicaid and Health Care Reform, Arkansas Department of Human Services, Little Rock, AR

  • Ms. Teresa Miller, Acting Secretary, Department of Human Services, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

  • Ms. Cindy Mann, Former Deputy Administrator and Director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC

  • Mr. Dick Woodruff, Senior Vice President, Federal Advocacy, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Washington, DC 

Who:    Senate Finance Committee
What:   “Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Proposal”
Where: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building; Washington, DC 20510
When:  Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 at 2 p.m.

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