Full Committee Hearing

Not Forgotten: Protecting Americans From Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Time: 10:15 AM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Member Statements

  1.  Chuck Grassley (R - IA)
  2.  Ron Wyden (D - OR)


Panel I

  1. Ms. Patricia Blank
    Daughter of Nursing Home Neglect Victim
    Shell Rock , IA
  2. Ms. Maya Fischer
    Daughter of Nursing Home Abuse Victim
    Seminole , FL
  3. Dr. David Grabowski
    Harvard Medical School
    Cambridge , MA
  4. Dr. David Gifford, MPH
    Senior Vice President, Quality and Regulatory Affairs
    American Health Care Association
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Dr. Kate Goodrich
    Director, and Chief Medical Officer
    Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
    Baltimore , MD
  2. Ms. Antoinette Bacon
    Associate Deputy General and National Elder Justice Coordinator
    United States Department of Justice
    Washington , DC
  3. Ms. Keesha Mitchell
    Section Chief, Health Care Fraud Section
    Office of the Ohio Attorney General
    Columbus , OH

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