Full Committee Hearing

Implementing the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit and Medicare Advantage Program: Perspectives on the Proposed Rules

Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2004 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

There was no video broadcast for this event.

Member Statements

  1.  Chuck Grassley (R - IA)
  2. Senator Max Baucus (D - MT)


Panel I

  1. The Honorable Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D.
    Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
    United States Department of Health and Human Services
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Karen Ignagni
    President and CEO
    America's Health Insurance Plan
    Washington , DC
  2. Mark Merritt
    President & CEO
    Pharmaceutical Care Management Association
    Washington , DC
  3. Michael Fitzpatrick, M.S.W.
    Executive Director
    National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
    Arlington , VA
  4. Gerald Shea
    Assistant to the President for Governmental Affairs
    Washington , DC
  5. Larry Burton
    Executive Director
    Business Roundtable
    Washington , DC

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