Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Policy Formulation: "Strengthening and Improving Medicare"

    Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    On April 9, 2003 the U.S. congressional Subcommittee on Health (part of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce) heard testimony from various witnesses on the topic "Strengthening and Improving Medicare."

    Please see the site: http://energycommerce.house.gov/108/Hearings/04092003hearing868/hearing.htm for the following hearing:

    Committee Hearing
    The House Committee on Energy and Commerce
    W.J. "Billy" Tauzin, Chairman
    Strengthening and Improving Medicare (attached)

    In this assignment, I chose Mr. Rick Foster to research the following:

    Mr. Rick Foster
    Chief Actuary
    Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    500 Security Boulevard
    Baltimore, MD, 21244-1850

    Please help me with the following questions:

    1. Please summarize his testimony in 2-3 paragraphs.
    2. What was the purpose of this hearing?
    3. Who were the interested parties? What were their interests?
    4. How does this hearing fit into the health policymaking process?

    Thank you.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 15, 2022, 5:28 pm ad1c9bdddf


    Solution Summary

    Referring to the U.S. Congressional Subcommittee on Health (part of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce), this solution assists in summarizing Rick Foster's testimony, the purpose of this hearing, who the interested parties are and what their interests are, as well as how this hearing fits into the health policymaking process.