June 01,2023

Wyden Announces Finance Committee Hearing on Consolidation and Corporate Ownership in Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C.Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore., will convene a committee hearing on Thursday, June 8, 2023 titled “Consolidation and Corporate Ownership in Health Care: Trends and Impacts on Access, Quality, and Costs.” The hearing will take place at 10:00 a.m. in Room 215 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

The witnesses at Thursday’s hearing will be:

  • Zack Cooper, PhD, Associate Professor of Public Health and Associate Professor of Economics, Yale University
  • Shawn Martin, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Chris Thomas, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Community Hospital
  • Caroline Pearson, Executive Director, Peterson Center on Healthcare

Who:    Senate Finance Committee

What:   Committee hearing on consolidation and corporate ownership in health care.

Where: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

              Washington, D.C. 20510

When: Thursday, June 8, 2023

             10:00 a.m.

Media are encouraged to attend the hearing or to view the webcast and witness testimony at http://finance.senate.gov/hearings.