Full Committee Hearing

Roundtable on Hospital Value-based Purchasing

Date: Thursday, March 6, 2008 Time: 02:00 PM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Member Statements

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


  1. Tom Valuck, M.D., J.D.
    Director, Special Program Office for Value-Based Purchasing
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    Baltimore , MD
  2. Linda Kohn
    Assistant Director
    United States Government Accountability Office
    Washington , DC
  3. Mark E. Miller, Ph.D.
    Executive Director
    Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
    Washington , DC
  4. Joyce Dubow
    Senior Advisor for Health Care Reform
    Washington , DC
  5. Gary Gottlieb, M.D.
    Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    Boston , MA
  6. Frank Opelka, M.D.
    American College of Surgeons
    New Orleans , LA
  7. Tom Priselac
    President and CEO
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Los Angeles , CA
  8. Isis Montalvo
    Manager, Nursing Practice and Policy
    American Nurses Association
    Silver Spring , MD
  9. Carol Watson, M.D.
    American Organization of Nurse Executives
    Washington , DC
  10. Nicholas Wolter, MD
    President/Chief Executive Officer
    Deaconess Billings Clinic
    Billings , MT
  11. Allan Korn, M.D
    Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Office of Clinical Affairs
    Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
    Washington , DC
  12. Stuart Guterman
    Senior Program Director
    The Commonwealth Fund
    New York , NY
  13. Chip Kahn
    Federation of American Hospitals
    Washington , DC
  14. Meredith Rosenthal, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Health Economics and Policy
    Harvard University
    Boston , MA
  15. John Iglehart
    Founding Editor
    Health Affairs
    Bethesda , MD
  16. Marie Knedler
    Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
    Mercy Hospital
    Council Bluffs , IA
  17. Janet Corrigan, Ph.D., MBA
    President and CEO
    National Quality Forum
    Washington , DC
  18. Helen Darling
    National Business Group on Health
    Washington , DC
  19. Richard Norling
    President and CEO
    San Diego , CA
  20. The Honorable Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D.
    Quality Alliance Steering Committee
    Washington , DC
  21. Russell Holman, M.D.
    Society of Hospital Medicine
    Brentwood , TN

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