Full Committee Hearing

Physician Owned Distributors: Are They Harmful to Patients and Payers?

Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Time: 02:30 PM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Member Statements

  1.  Orrin G. Hatch (R - UT)
  2.  Ron Wyden (D - OR)


  1. Dr. Scott Lederhaus
    Association for Medical Ethics
    Monarch Beach , CA
  2. Dr. John Steinmann
    Board Advisor
    American Association of Surgical Distributors
    Redlands , CA
  3. Ms. Suzie Draper
    Vice President of Business Ethics and Compliance
    Intermountain Healthcare
    Salt Lake City , UT
  4. Mr. Kevin Reynolds
    Son of a Patient of a Surgeon Affiliated with a Physician Owned Distributor, Ventura
    Ventura , CA

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Senate Committee on Finance
Attn. Editorial and Document Section
Rm. SD-219
Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20510-6200