Full Committee Hearing

Physician-Owned Specialty Hospitals: In the Interest of Patients or a Conflict of Interest?

Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2005 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Member Statements

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


Panel I

  1. Glenn Hackbarth, J.D.
    Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
    Washington , DC
  2. Thomas Gustafson
    Deputy Director
    Center for Medicare Management, CMS
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Dr. Alan Pierrott
    Past President, Chief Executive Officer
    American Surgical Hospital Association, PSC Health, Inc.
    Fresno , CA
  2. Larry Veitz
    Chief Executive Officer
    Lookout Memorial Hospital
    Spearfish , SD
  3. Dr. Andy J. Sullivan
    Chief Medical Officer
    Oklahoma University Medical Center
    Oklahoma City , OK

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