"An Oversight Hearing on the Implementation of the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit"

Monday, February 27 2006
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
192 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Hearing Transcript

For a full transcript of the hearing click here.

Click here to see a video recording of the hearing. (Quicktime format)

Opening Statements

Senator Byron L. Dorgan
Chairman, Democratic Policy Committee

Senator Jeff Bingaman


Robert Hayes
Medicare Rights Center

Thomas Rice
UCLA School of Public Health

Gerard Anderson
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Tim Westmoreland
Georgetown University

David Olig
Southpointe Pharmacy

Additional Materials

Witness Biographies

Chart Accompanying the Testimony of Thomas Rice: "Health Insurance Decisions Facing the Elderly"

"Who Will Be Denied Medicare Prescription Drug Subsidies Because of the Asset Test?" Thomas Rice, PhD; and Katherine Desmond, MS, The American Journal of Managed Care, January 2006





Democratic Policy Committee
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