Full Committee Field Hearing

High Health Care Costs: A State Perspective

Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 Time: 11:00 AM Location: St. Patrick’s Hospital and Health Sciences Center

Member Statements

  1. Senator Max Baucus (D - MT)


  1. Sara Collins, Ph.D.
    Assistant Vice President
    Program for the Future of Health Insurance, The Commonwealth Fund
    New York , NY
  2. Jeff Fee, M.B.A.
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    St. Patrick Hospital and Health Sciences Center
    Missoula , MT
  3. Fred Olson, M.D.
    Chief Medical Officer
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana
    Helena , MT
  4. Leif Bjelland
    Le Petit Outre
    Missoula , MT
  5. Julie Foster
    Missoula , MT

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