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Testimony

Calendar Year 2014 Congressional Testimony

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 |  2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996

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October

October 16, 2014

  • Luciana Borio, M.D., Assistant Commissioner For Counterterrorism Policy, Director, Office Of Counterterrorism And Emerging Threats, Deputy Chief Scientist (Acting), Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Examining The U.S. Public Health Response To The Ebola Outbreak
    Before: Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives

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September

September 19, 2014

September 18, 2014

  • Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Affordable Care Act Implementation
    Before: Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, United States House of Representatives
  • Mayra E. Alvarez, Director, State Exchange Group, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: An Update on the Small Business Health Options Program: Is It Working for Small Businesses?
    Before: Committee on Small Business, United States House of Representatives

September 11, 2014

September 10, 2014

  • Andrew Slavitt, Principal Deputy Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Preparing for the Second Year of Open Enrollment
    Before: Committee on Ways & Means, United States House of Representatives

September 9, 2014

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August

August 13, 2014

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July

July 31, 2014

  • Ronald Flegel, B.S., MT (ASCP), M.S., Director, Division of Workplace Programs, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Operating While Stoned
    Before: Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, United States House of Representatives
  • Andrew Slavitt, Principal Deputy Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: A Changed Approach to Healthcare.gov
    Before: Committee on Energy & Commerce, United States House of Representatives

July 30, 2014

July 29, 2014

  • Cindy Mann, Director, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services , Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: CMS’s Financial Management of the Medicaid Program
    Before: Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, United States House of Representatives

July 23, 2014

July 22, 2014

July 17, 2014

July 16, 2014

  • Thomas R. Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Review of CDC Anthrax Lab Incident
    Before: Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States Senate

July 15, 2014

July 10, 2014

  • Sylvia  M. Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Unaccompanied Children
    Before: Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate
  • Sylvia  M. Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Oral Testimony on Unaccompanied Children
    Before: Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate
  • Nancy Griswold, Chief Administrative Law Judge, Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Part II: Exploring Medicare Appeal Reform
    Before: Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, United States House of Representatives

July 9, 2014

July 8, 2014

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June

June 25, 2014

  • Shantanu Agrawal, M.D., Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Program Integrity, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Medicare Program Integrity: Screening Out Errors, Fraud and Abuse
    Before: Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives

June 20, 2014

June 18, 2014

June 17, 2014

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May

May 29, 2014

May 20, 2014

  • Shantanu Agrawal, M.D., Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Program Integrity, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: CMS Efforts To Reduce Improper Payments In The Medicare Program
    Before: Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, United States House of Representatives

May 15, 2014

May 14, 2014

  • Sylvia M. Burwell, Nominee for Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Nominee for Secretary
    Before: Committee on Finance, United States Senate,

May 7, 2014

  • Harold Varmus, M.D., Director, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services
    Subject: The Fight Against Cancer: Challenges, Progress, and Promise
    Before: Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate
  • Thomas R. Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: The President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
    Before: Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate
  • Mark Greenberg, Acting Assistant Secretary, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: The President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
    Before: Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate
  • Timothy P. Love, Chief Operating Director, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Fiscal Year 2015 Department of Health & Human Services Budget
    Before: Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate
  • Mary K. Wakefield, Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: The President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget
    Before: Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate

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April

April 30, 2014

  • Josephine Briggs, Director, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services
    Subject: Overmedication: Problems and Solutions
    Before: Committee on Veteran’s Affairs, United States Senate

April 29, 2014

  • H. Westley Clark, Director, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Subject: Examining the Growing Problems of Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse
    Before: Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives
  • Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Subject: Driving Innovation through Federal Investments
    Before: Senate Appropriations Committee, United States Senate
  • Nora D. Volkow, M.D., Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Subject: Prescription Opioid and Heroin Abuse
    Before: Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives
  • Daniel Sosin, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., Acting Director, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Examining the Growing Problems of Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse
    Before: Committee on Oversight and Investigations, United States House of Representatives

April 10, 2014

April 9, 2014

April 2, 2014

  • Lillian Sparks Robinson, Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Hearing on Pending Legislation
    Before: Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate ,
  • Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Subject: Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request
    Before: Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate

April 1, 2014

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March

March 26, 2014

March 13, 2014

March 12, 2014

  • Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Oral Testimony on FY 2014 Budget
    Before: Committee on Ways & Means, United States House of Representatives
  • Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Proposed Fiscal 2015 Budget for HHS
    Before: Committee on Ways & Means, United States House of Representatives

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February

February 27, 2014

  • Howard Sklamberg, Deputy Commissioner for Global Regulatory Operations and Policy, Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Counterfeit Drugs: Fighting Illegal Supply Chains
    Before: Committee on Energy & Commerce, United States House of Representatives
  • George W. Korch, Jr., Ph.D., Senior Science Advisor, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: The Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise
    Before: Committee on Appropriations, United States House of Representatives
  • Luciana Borio, Ph.D., Assistant Commissioner for Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats, Deputy Chief Scientist (Acting), U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: HHS Agencies’ Efforts to Prepare the Nation to Combat Biological Events
    Before: Committee on Appropriations, United States House of Representatives
  • Michael Kurilla, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Director for Biodefense Product Development, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: The Role of NIH Research in the Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise
    Before: Committee on Appropriations, United States House of Representatives
  • Robin Robinson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Subject: BARDA’s Role on the PHEMCE
    Before: Committee on Appropriations, United States House of Representatives
  • Greg Burel, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response,
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Support for the Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise
    Before: Committee on Appropriations, United States House of Representatives

February 26, 2014

February 10, 2014

  • Douglas C. Throckmorton, Deputy Director for Regulatory Programs, Center for Drug and Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: Examining Drug Shortages and Recent Efforts to Address Them
    Before: Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives

February 5, 2014

  • Michael R. Taylor, J.D., Deputy Commissioner for Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    Subject: Implementing The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
    Before: Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives

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January

January 16, 2014

  • Kevin Charest, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: HHS' Own Security Concerns About HealthCare.gov
    Before: Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, United States House of Representatives
  • Gary Cohen, J.D., Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Subject: The Affordable Care Act in 2014
    Before: Committee on Energy & Commerce, United States House of Representatives

January 15, 2014

  • Richard J. Hodes, Director, National Institute on Aging
    Subject: A Report on the G-8 Dementia Summit
    Before: Committee on Foreign Affairs, United States House of Representatives

January 9, 2014

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