House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee Forum on the Urgent Need for Health Care Reform - 9/15/09

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09/14/09
The American Nurses Association (ANA) has received the following information received from the Office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

The House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee will be conducing a Steering and Policy Committee Forum on the Urgent Need for Health Care Reform on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

You can watch the forum live by webcast here (link only active during forum)

Track the action at the hearing with live updates via our Twitter feed –  www.twitter.com/nursingworld. Following ANA on Twitter is the fastest way to get updates on what’s happening with health care reform on the Hill and around Washington.

AGENDA

9:00 – Opening statements

9:30 – Panel 1: Overview

  • Karen Davis, President, Commonwealth Fund
  • John Arensmeyer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Small Business Majority
  • Jacob Hacker, Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science, Yale University

10:00 – Question and answer session with first panel

11:00 – Panel 2: Stakeholders

  • J. James Rohack, MD, President of the American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Thom as Priselac, Chairman, Board of Trustees, American Hospital Association (AHA) and President and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Health System
  • Mary A. Maryland, Ph.D., MSN, APN, BC, American Nurses Association
  • Wendell Potter, Former head of corporate communications and chief corporate spokesman, CIGNA Corporation
  • Bonnie Cramer, Board Chair, Board of Directors, AARP

11:30 – Question and answer session with second panel

12:00 – Closing Remarks

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