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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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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

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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