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IPAB: The Controversial Consequences for Medicare and Seniors

July 13, 2011

The Subcommittee on Health conducted a hearing on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was entitled “IPAB: The Controversial Consequences for Medicare and Seniors.”

Background Memo

Opening Statement of Subcommittee Chairman Joe Pitts

Opening Statement of Chairman Fred Upton

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Witness List

Panel One

The Honorable Phil Roe, M.D. 
United States Representative, Tennessee 
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony Form)

The Honorable Allyson Schwartz 
United States Representative, Pennsylvania
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

The Honorable John Cornyn 
United States Senator, Texas
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony Form)

The Honorable George Miller 
United States Representative, California
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Panel Two

The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius
Secretary
Department of Health and Human Services
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony Form)

Panel Three

Avik S. Roy
Healthcare Analyst
Monness, Crespi, Hardt & Co.
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony Form)

Christopher M. Davis
Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process
Congressional Research Service
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony Form)

Diane Cohen
Senior Attorney
Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation at the Goldwater Institute
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony Form)

Scott Gottlieb, M.D.
Resident Fellow
American Enterprise Institute
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony Form)

Judy Feder
Senior Fellow
Center for American Progress
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony Form)

Stuart Guterman
Senior Program Director
Program on Medicare's Future
The Commonwealth Fund
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony Form)

David Newman*
Specialist in Health Care Financing
Congressional Research Service
(Truth in Testimony Form

Panel Four

Dr. Alex Valadka
Alliance for Specialty Medicine
Chief Executive Officer
Seton Brain and Spine Institute
Witness Testimony  (Truth in Testimony Form)

Mary Grealy
President
Healthcare Leadership Council
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony Form)

Teresa Morrow
Founder
Women Against Prostate Cancer
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Dr. Jack Lewin
Chief Executive Officer
American College of Cardiology
Witness Testimony (Truth in Testimony Form)

*Witness is appearing but not submitting written testimony


U.S. Representative Fred Upton

U.S. Representative Joe L. Barton

Congressman Fred Upton has represented the commonsense values of southwest Michigan since 1987. In 2010, Fred was selected by his House colleagues to serve as Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Read More»;