HEARING: Chairman Herger Announces Hearing on the Independent Payment Advisory Board

March 06, 2012 — Hearing

Focus Of The Hearing: The hearing will examine the impact Sections 3403 and 10320 of the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (P.L. 111-148) will have on the Medicare program, its beneficiaries, and health care providers.   Witness List: Scott Gottlieb, M.D. Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

HEARING: Baucus, Camp to Convene Joint Hearing on Tax Treatment of Financial Products

December 06, 2011 — Hearing

Focus of the Hearing: The hearing, which continues both committees’ work on tax reform, will examine the complex relationship between the tax code and financial products.  The committees will consider how Congress should respond to the potentially inconsistent tax treatment of economically similar financial products, so that such products are structured to meet economic and ...