April 26,2023

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Taylor Harvey

Wyden Announces Finance Committee Hearing on Reducing the Prevalence of Ghost Networks

WASHINGTON, D.C.Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore., will convene a committee hearing on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 titled “Barriers to Mental Health Care: Improving Provider Directory Accuracy to Reduce the Prevalence of Ghost Networks.” The hearing will take place at 10:00 a.m. in Room 215 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

The witnesses at Wednesday’s hearing will be:

-          Ms. Keris Jän Myrick, MBA, MS, Vice President of Partnerships, Inseparable

-          Dr. Jack Resneck Jr., MD, President, American Medical Association

-          Dr. Robert Trestman, MD, Professor and Chair, Carilion Clinic and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

-          Ms. Mary Giliberti, JD, Chief Public Policy Officer, Mental Health America

-          Dr. Jeff Rideout, MD, President and CEO, Integrated Healthcare Association

Who:     Senate Finance Committee

What:   Committee hearing on barriers to mental healthcare and reducing the prevalence of ghost networks. 

Where: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

              Washington, D.C. 20510

When: Wednesday, May 3, 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