Nursing Home Transparency and Improvement

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2007 Time: 01:30 PM Location: Dirksen G-50

Member Statements

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

Witnesses

  1. Senator Charles Grassley, (R-Iowa)
    Ranking Member
    Senate Finance Committee
  2. Kerry Weems
    Acting Administrator, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    US Department of Health and Human Services
    Washington , DC
  3. David Zimmerman
    Professor and Academic Director of the College of Engineering
    University of Wisconsin
    Madison , WI
  4. Arvid Muller
    Director of Research
    Service Employees International Union
    Washington , DC
  5. Steve Biondi
    Vice President of Extendicare
    on behalf of the American Health Care Association
    Milwaukee , WI
  6. Bonnie Zabel
    Administrator for Marquardt Memorial Manor, Inc.
    on behalf of the American Association of Home Services for the Aging
    Watertown , WI
  7. Sarah Slocum
    State Long Term Care Ombudsman
    Office of Services to the Aging
    Lansing , MI