Meeting the Challenges of Medicare Drug Benefit Implementation

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2006 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Hart Senate Office Building SH-216

Member Statements

  1. Senator Gordon H. Smith R (OR)
  2. Senator Herb Kohl D (WI)

Witnesses

  1. Mark McClellan
    Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    US Department of Health and Human Services
    Washington , DC
  2. Linda S. McMahon
    Deputy Commissioner, Operations
    Social Security Administration
    Washington , DC
  3. Bob Kenny
    Medicare Part D Beneficiary
    Tillamook , OR
  4. Michael Donato
    Medicare Part D Beneficiary
    Mansfield , OH
  5. Sharon Farr
    Accounts Receivables Supervisor
    Center for Individual and Family Services
    Mansfield , OH
  6. Timothy R. Murphy
    Secretary of Health and Human Services
    Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services
    Boston , MA
  7. Sue Sutter
    Presdient-Elect
    Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin
    Horicon , WI
  8. Mark B. Ganz
    President and CEO
    Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon
    Portland , OR