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THE SOCIAL SECURITY INSURANCE SYSTEM

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H.R. 4222

A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR PAYMENT FOR HOSPITAL SERVICES,
SKILLED NURSING HOME SERVICES, AND HOME HEALTH
SERVICES FURNISHED TO AGED BENEFICIARIES UNDER THE
OLD-AGE, SURVIVORS, AND DISABILITY INSURANCE

PROGRAM, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

AND ON SIMILAB PROPOSALS

Volume 3

JULY 24, 26, 27, 28, AND 31, AND AUGUST 1, 2, 3, AND 4, 1961

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COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

WILBUR D. MILLS, Arkansas, Chairman CECIL R. KING, California

NOAH M. MASON, Ilinois THOMAS J. O'BRIEN, Ilinois

JOHN W. BYRNES, Wisconsin HALE BOGGS, Louisiana

HOWARD H. BAKER, Tennessee EUGENE J. KEOGH, New York

THOMAS B. CURTIS, Missouri BURR P. HARRISON, Virginia

VICTOR A. KNOX, Michigan FRANK M. KARSTEN, Missouri

JAMES B. UTT, California A. S. HERLONG, JR., Florida

JACKSON E. BETTS, Ohio FRANK IKARD, Texas

BRUCE ALGER, Texas THADDEUS M. MACHROWICZ, Michigan STEVEN B. DEROUNIAN, New York JAMES B. FRAZIER, JR., Tennessee

HERMAN T. SCHNEEBELI, Pennsylvania
WILLIAM J. GREEN, JB., Pennsylvania
JOHN C. WATTS, Kentucky
AL ULLMAN, Oregon
JAMES A. BURKE, Massachusetts

LEO H. IRWIN, Chief Counsel
JOHN M. MARTIN, Jr., Assistant Chief Counsel

THOMAS A, MARTIN, Minority Counsel
GERARD M. BRANNON, Professional Staff
RAYMOND F. CONKLING, Professional Staj
ALFRED R. McCAULEY, Professional Staff

Volume No.

Dates

Pages

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1- 606 607-1294 1295–1784 1785–2281

CONTENTS

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H.R. 4222, a bill to provide for payment for hospital services, skilled nurs-

ing home services, and home health services furnished to aged benefi-
ciaries under the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, Pac
and for other purposes.--

1
Press release dated May 5, 1961, announcing the next hearing to be held
would be on the President's health insurance program...

22
Press release dated July 11, 1961, announcing tentative date for hearings

on President's health insurance proposal, H.R. 4222, the Health Insur-
ance Benefits Act of 1961...

23

Press release dated July 18, 1961, confirming date for commencement of

hearings on President's proposal for hospitalization insurance for the

aged under social security--

25

STATEMENTS

Abrams, Robert E., executive secretary, American College of Apothecaries. 1159
Adams, Arthur L., secretary, Council of Golden Ring Clubs.---

607
Alabama League of Aging Citizens, Mrs. Lamar Latham, field secretary-- 748
Alford, Hon. Dale, a Řepresentative in Congress from the State of Arkan-

1583, 1676
Allin, Dr. Robin N., chairman, committee on health economics of American
life, State Medical Society of Wisconsin ..

1171

American Academy of General Practice, Dr. James A. Blake.-

440

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Dr. Alvin J. Ingram...

1477

American Association of Medical Assistants:
Fisher, Bettye J., president...

1754
Williams, Maxine, past president...

1754

American Association of Retired Persons, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, presi-

dent.

741

American Association on the Emeriti, Dr. Constantine Panunzio, chairman,
national committee, and president.

1000

American College of Apothecaries, Robert E. Abrams, executive secretary- 1159

American College of Radiology, Dr. L. Henry Garland, president.---

339

American Dental Association, Dr. Matthew Besdine, chairman, council on

legislation...

1687

American Farm Bureau Federation, John C. Lynn, legislative director... 1101

American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations:

Meany, George, president.

388

Reuther, Walter P., president, United Auto Workers and president,

Industrial Union Department..

1619

American Geriatrics Society, Dr. Edward Henderson...

1854

American Hospital Association, Dr. Frank S. Groner, president.---

249

American Life Convention:

Dodson, M. R., chairman, joint committee on social security and

health care.

783

Rietz, H. Lewis

783

Seery, W.N.

783

American Medical Association:

Annis, Dr. Edward R.

1300

Howard, Dr. Ernest B., assistant executive vice president.

1300

Larson, Dr. Leonard W., president.

1300

Stetler, C. Joseph, director, legal and socioeconomic division.

1300

American Nurses' Association, Julia C. Thompson, R.N., Washington

representative.-

694

American Nursing Home Association, Alton E. Barlow, president--

1751
American Optometric Association, Dr. V. Eugene McCrary, trustee con-
sultant to department of national affairs..

970

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