96Aug 21, 2009
Dennis Smith on Health Care Reform
Dennis Smith, who served in the Department of Health and Human Services under President George. W. Bush, spoke about health care reform proposals and health care co-ops, their benefits and ...
77Aug 17, 2005
Future of Medicaid
A day-long meeting of the Advisory Commission on Medicaid examined the future of the program. Mr. Smith and Mr. Holtz-Eakin discussed with the Commission potential fiscal and ...
75Dec 7, 2004
Medicaid Prescription Drug Reimbursement
Subcommittee members heard testimony on the cost of the Medicaid prescription drug reimbursement program reported from a lengthy investigation into Medicaid. They focused on the Average ...
49Mar 9, 2004
Medicare Drug Discount Cards
Witnesses testified regarding the Medicare drug discount card program. The program, slated to begin in June, was designed as a temporary measure until the full Medicare drug benefits began in ...
14Aug 5, 2003
Health policy analysts spoke about the administration of Medicaid. Among the issues they addressed were federal and state costs, expenditures by state and region, and future challenges in ...
15Jan 31, 2003
Medicaid Reform Plan
Secretary Thompson and other officials outlined plans to reform Medicaid. Among the issues they addressed were means of providing more flexibility to states to administer programs and expand ...
22Jun 18, 1997
Welfare and Medicare Markup
Committee members progressed through legislation line by line designed to appropriate funds for social insurance. Committee members discussed the legislation and debated certain rules of the ...