590Oct 8, 2013
Affordable Care Act Implementation
Michael Leavitt compared the implementation of the Affordable Care Act with that of Medicare Part D, which he oversaw during his tenure as secretary of the Health and Human Services Department ...
601May 30, 2013
The Reverend Samuel Rodriguez talked about ethnic diversity and religious freedom.
“Renewing Religious Freedom for 21st-Century Diversity” was a special address at the Ethics and ...
267Aug 30, 2012
Republican National Convention Day Four Preview
C-SPAN’s preview of the final night of the Republican National Convention included interviews with journalists and campaign strategists, and viewer phone calls and electronic ...
398Jun 22, 2012
Veteran Suicide Prevention, Part 1
Military leaders talked about some of the improvements that have been made to the detection and treatment of mental health problems in veterans.
469May 24, 2012
Religious Freedom and Public Policy
Participants spoke about government restraints on religious liberty, focusing on a mandate requiring federally-funded religious institutions to provide insurance covering contraceptive health care ...
152Jan 14, 2011
Republican Chair Election, General Session
The Republican National Committee held their annual winter meeting. Party members participated in the election of a new party chair.
92Nov 11, 2009
Health Care Debate
Mike Leavitt talked about health care legislation, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He opposes the legislation and is concerned about the ...
163Feb 22, 2009
Health Care Reform
A panel discussion was held on health care reform. Representative John Dingell spoke on spiraling health care costs to Medicare, Medicaid, and businesses and individuals, and he talked about ...
27Jul 1, 2008
Safety of Imported Goods
Mike Leavitt, Stephen Johnson, and Nancy Nord conducted a media briefing
to discuss a new paper published today by the members of the interagency Working Group on Import Safety. The paper ...
64May 7, 2008
Hospital Emergency Room Capacity, Day 2
Cabinet officials testified at a hearing about the ability of hospitals and medical facilities to respond to large-scale disasters. Among the issues they addressed were emergency operations ...
69Apr 30, 2008
Medicare and Medicaid
Mike Leavitt talked current Medicare & Medicaid
programs, funding for those programs, availability of electronic medical information, as well as other issues. HR 5613, which would block ...
39Mar 28, 2008
Improving Patient Care
Secretary Michael Leavitt announced the launch of the Hospital Quality Alliance web site, Hospital Compare, which allows consumers to access data on patient satisfaction for nearly all hospitals in ...
46Mar 25, 2008
Social Security and Medicare Reports
Cabinet secretaries and Commissioner Astrue announced that the Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees met today to complete their annual financial review of the programs and to transmit the ...
49Feb 6, 2008
Fiscal Year 2009 HHS Budget Proposal
Secretary Leavitt testified about the proposed fiscal year 2009 budget for the Department of Health and Human Services. The focus was on funding for Medicare, Medicaid, and the State ...
43Feb 5, 2008
Medicaid & Medicare Spending
Secretary Mike Leavitt talked about President Bush’s proposal to rein in the costs of Medicaid and Medicaid, the nation’s largest entitlement programs, by $196 billion over the next five ...
19Feb 4, 2008
Fiscal Year 2009 HHS Budget Proposal
Secretary Leavitt and other department officials talked with reporters about the administration’s proposed fiscal year 2009 budget for the Department of Health and Human Services. The ...
21Dec 20, 2007
Secretary Mike Leavitt talked about new agreements between China and the U.S. that called for a greater U.S. role in inspecting Chinese food, feed, medical devices and drugs exported to the U.S. Two ...
65Dec 19, 2007
Safety of Exports from China
Secretary Leavitt talked about the consumer safety talks that he had with Chinese leaders. The talks were a result of several high profile safety defects in Chinese imports. He focused on ...
118Dec 4, 2007
Witnesses testified about food safety. This hearing was held after a report to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Science Advisory Board which found that the FDA is under funded, its ...
30Nov 6, 2007
White House Daily Briefing
Press Secretary Dana Perino was joined by Secretary Michael Leavitt during the daily press briefing. Secretary Leavitt talked about the Import Safety Working Group, saying he met with the ...
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