Full Committee Hearing

Promoting Elder Justice: A Call for Reform

Date: Tuesday, July 23, 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 One

  1. Megan H. Tinker
    Senior Advisor for Legal Review, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General,
    United States Department of Health and Human Services
    Washington , DC
  2. John Dicken
    Director, Health Care
    United States Government Accountability Office
    Washington , DC

Panel Two

  1. Robert B. Blancato
    National Coordinator
    Elder Justice Coalition
    Washington , DC
  2. The Honorable Mark Parkinson
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    American Health Care Association
    Washington , DC
  3. Lori Smetanka
    Executive Director
    The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care
    Washington , DC

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