Senate Hearings on Health Care Costs

September 18, 2018


On September 18, 2018 at 10 am Eastern, the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee will hold a hearing on “Reducing Health Care Costs: Examining How Transparency Can Lower Spending and Empower Patients.”  Witnesses include Leah Binder, President & CEO of the Leapfrog Group; Bill Kampine, Senior VP, Client Analytics, Healthcare Bluebook; Nancy Giunto, Executive Director, Washington Health Alliance, and Ty Tippets, Administrator, St. George Surgical Center.  Watch the hearing and access materials here.

The HELP Committee also announced a hearing on “Reducing Health Care Costs: Improving Affordability through Innovation” set to occur on September 27, 2018 at 10 am.  Witnesses include Lee S. Gross, MD, President, Docs 4 Patient Care Foundation and Founder Epiphany Health Direct Primary Care; Cheryl DeMars, President Chief Executive Officer, The Alliance; Dow Constantine, Executive of King County; and Jonathan Perlin, MD, Ph.D., M.S.H.A., M.A.C.P., President, Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer, HCA Healthcare.  Watch the hearing and access materials here.


For more information visit the McDermottPlus Payment Innovation Resource Center or contact Mara McDermott at 202-204-1462,

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