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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.
For media inquiries and additional information, including webcast and testimony details, please visit: http://finance.senate.gov/hearings.
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