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Chairman Paul Ryan

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Chairman Brady Announces Hearing on Current Hospital Issues in the Medicare Program
1100 Longworth House Office Building at 9:30 AM

May 20, 2014

Focus Of The Hearing
The hearing will touch on all current issues relevant to hospitals in the Medicare program and specifically focus on the current incentives around short inpatient stays and the unintended consequences of those incentives such as auditing by RACs, a massive backlog of Medicare appeals and excessive growth of outpatient observation stays.

Hearing Advisory
Chairman Brady Announces Hearing on Current Hospital Issues in the Medicare Program

Witness List

PANEL I:
 
Sean Cavanaugh
Deputy Administrator and Director, Center of Medicare, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Testimony

Jodi Nudelman
Regional Inspector General for Evaluation and Inspections, NY Region
Office of the Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services (OIG-HHS)
Testimony


PANEL II:
 
Amy Deutschendorf
Senior Director of Clinical Resource Management, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System
Testimony
Truth in Tesimony
 
Ellen Evans, MD
Corporate Medical Director, HealthDataInsights
Testimony
Truth in Testimony

Ann Sheehy, MD
Member, Public Policy Committee, Society of Hospital Medicine  
Testimony
Truth in Tesimony
 
Toby S. Edelman
Senior Policy Attorney, Center for Medicare Advocacy, Inc.
Testimony
Truth in Tesimony

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