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COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

WILBUR D. MILLS, Arkansas, Chairman AL ULLMAN, Oregon

JOHN W. BYRNES, Wisconsin JAMES A. BURKE, Massachusetts

JACKSON E. BETTS, Ohio MARTHA W. GRIFFITHS, Michigan

HERMAN T. SCHNEEBELI, Pennsylvania DAN ROSTENKOWSKI, Illinois

HAROLD R. COLLIER, Illinois PHIL M. LANDRUM, Georgia

JOEL T. BROYHILL, Virginia CHARLES A. VANIK, Ohio

BARBER B. CONABLE, JR., New York RICHARD H. FULTON, Tennessee

CHARLES E. CHAMBERLAIN, Michigan OMAR BURLESON, Texas

JERRY L. PETTIS, California JAMES C. CORMAN, California

JOHN J. DUNCAN, Tennessee
WILLIAM J. GREEN, Pennsylvania

DONALD G. BROTZMAN, Colorado
SAM M. GIBBONS, Florida
HUGH L. CAREY, New York
JOE D. WAGGONNER, JR., Louisiana
JOSEPH E. KARTH, Minnesota

JOHN M. MARTIN, Jr., Chief Counsel
J. P. BAKER, Assistant Chief Counsel
RICHARD C. WILBUR, Minority Counsel

CONTENTS

Press releases:

Dated September 14, 1971, announcing hearings to be held on National

Health Insurance.

1

Dated September 30, 1971, announcing hearings to commence on

October 18, 1971.

2

Dated October 4, 1971, announcing revised starting date of hearing as

October 19, 1971.-

3

Message of the President on Health (H. Doc. No. 92–49), relative to build-

ing a national health strategy -

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ORAL STATEMENTS BY GOVERNMENT WITNESSES

Department of Health, Education, and Welfare:

Hon. Elliot L. Richardson, Secretary-

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Hon. John G. Veneman, Under Secretary.

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Hon. Merlin K. DuVal, Jr., Assistant Secretary of Health and Scientific

Affairs.

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Hon. Stephen Kurzman, Assistant Secretary for Legislation.

4133

Hon. Laurence E. Lynn, Jr., Assistant Secretary for Planning and

Evaluation

4133

Hon. Robert M. Ball, Commissioner, Social Security Administration.. 4133

Hon. Howard N. Newman, Commissioner, Medical Services Adminis-

tration, Social and Rehabilitation Services Administration.--- 4133

ORAL STATEMENTS BY PUBLIC WITNESSES

Abzug, Hon. Bella S., a Representative in Congress from the State of New

York.

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Accredited Hospitals and Life Insurance Co.:

Thomas M. Wood, president..

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Harvey G. Schneider, general counsel

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Adams, Joseph P., counsel, International Chiropractors Association... 1605

Aledort, Dr. Louis M., medical director, National Hemophilia Foundation. 1429

American Academy of Pediatrics :

Dr. R. James McKay, immediate past president.--

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Dr. R. Don Blim, chairman, committee on third party payment plans. 2229

Dr. Glenn Austin, past chairman, committee on third party payment

plans.--

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George K. Degnon, director, department of Government liaison.-- 2229

American Association for Comprehensive Health Planning:

Thomas J. Lupo, president, New Orleans Health Planning Council... 2696

Dr. Eugene Guthrie, executive director, Maryland State Compre-

hensive Health Planning Agency --

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Philip N. Reeves, D.b.A., assistant professor, health care administra-

tion, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.-

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William McĚiscock, director of health planning, Regional Planning

Council, Baltimore, Md.

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American Association of Bioanalysts:

Bernard I. Diamond, chairman, Government and professional rela-

tions council..

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Richard Holzwarth, immediate past president.

745

American Association of Blood Banks:

Dr. William G. Battaile, president.

710

Mrs. Bernice M. Hemphill, treasurer, and chairman, National Com-

mittee on Clearinghouse Program..

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American Association of Clinical Urologists:

Dr. Russell Carson, secretary-treasurer.

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Dr. Charles A. Hoffman, past president.-

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Page American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Morris Thompson...

1572 American Association of Foundations for Medical Care: Dr. Wallace Reed, chairman, prepaid criteria committee.

1811 James Bryan, Washington representative.

1811 John Norris...

1811 American Association of Ophthalmology: Dr. Charles E. Jaeckle, president-elect

2120 Warren Magee, general counsel.-

2120 American Association of Retired Persons: Cyril F. Brickfield, legislative counsel.-

2737 Robert F. Sykes, legislative representative

2737 Professor Eli Cohen, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. 2737 American Association of the Professions, Hugh W. Brenneman, president 1217 American Chiropractic Association: Dr. John L. Simons, president..

1605 Harry N. Rosenfield, Washington counsel.

1605 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: Dr. Brooks Ranney, commissioner, commission on practices..

2246 Dr. Saul Lerner, committee on health care delivery and committee on professional personnel

2246 Dr. Helen B. Barnes, committee on professional personnel.

2246 Dr. Jan Schneider, chairman, committee on professional personnel. 2246 Dr. John R. McCain, chairman, committee on health care delivery -- 2246 Dr. Michael Newton, director..

2246 American College of Radiology: Dr. Wallace D. Buchanan, past president..

2116 Dr. Robert W. McConnell, president.-

2116 Otha W. Linton, director, Washington office.

2116 American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Dr. Edward W. Lowman, past president...

2572 American Dental Association, Dr. LeRoy N. Larson, chairman, council on legislation..

484 American Dietetic Association:

Miss Frances E. Fischer, chairman, advisory committee of legislation
and public policy --

1451 Mre. Isabelle A. Hallahan, president-elect..

1451 American Farm Bureau Federation, Fred Poole, director, Government Relations (economic services).

298 American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations: George Meany, president..

239 Andrew Biemiller, director, Department of Legislation.

239 Bert Seidman, director, Department of Social Security

239 American Health Foundation: Dr. E. L. Wynder president.

2309 Evans North, executive director, Washington chapter.

2309 American Heart Association: Dr. Stuart Bondurant, vice president

1376 Dr. Ezra Landin, assistant medical director.

1376 American Hospital Association: Jack A. L. Hahn, president.

2589 Dr. Edwin L. Crosby, executive president

2589 Kenneth Williamson, deputy director.

2589 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants:

Willard H. Erwin, Jr., chairman, Committee on Health Care Institutions. 1200
Robert E. Powell.

1200 Gunther R. Borris..

1200 American Life Convention: J. Henry Smith.

331 Daniel Pettengill.

331 Ardell T. Everett..

331 American Medical Association: Dr. Max H. Parrott, chairman, board of trustees.

1949 Dr. Russell B. Roth, speaker, house of delegates

1956 Harry N. Peterson, director, legislative department.

1949 American Mutual Insurance Alliance, Andre Maisonpierre, vice president. American Nurses Association: Eileen M. Jacobi, Ed. D., executive director

1512 Constance Holleran, director, Government relations ..

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care.

American Nursing Home Association:
John Smith, chairman, national health insurance committee

2475 John K. Pickens, legislative counsel.

2475 Jack MacDonald, legislative research supervisor.

2475 Gerald A. Bishop, president, Georgia Nursing Home Association. 2475 George Scholl, member, executive board, California Nursing Home Association

2475 American Optometric Association: Bernard J. Shannon, O.D., trustee -

1358 Richard W. Averill, director, Washington office

1358 Donald Lavanty, director, National Affairs Division.

1358 American Osteopathic Association: Dr. J. Vincent Murphy, president-elect--

1572 Dr. Morris Thompson, American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

1572 John Rowland, president, American Osteopathic Hospital Association.. 1572 American Osteopathic Hospital Association, John Rowland, president --- 1572 American Pharmaceutical Association: William S. Apple, Ph. D., executive director.-

597 Carl Roberts, director, legal division..

597 American Physical Therapy Association, Royce P. Noland, executive director.

1419 American Podiatry Association: Dr. Ernest M. Weiner, president.

1566 Dr. Seward P. Nyman, executive director..

1566 Werner Strupp, general counsel--

1566 American Psychiatric Association: Dr. Robert W. Gibson..

1222 Louis S. Reed, Ph. D., project director, insurance plans and psychiatric

1222 Mrs. Evelyn S. Myers, coordinator, psychiatric care insurance coverage

1222 American Psychological Association: Dr. Kenneth B. Little, executive officer..

1266 Dr. John J. McMillan, administrative officer for professional affairs. 1266

Dr. Jack G. Wiggins, chairman, Committee on Health Insurance 1266 American Public Health Association, Dr. James R. Kimmey, M.P.H., executive director...

309 American Society of Internal Medicine: Dr. Otto C. Page, president-

1609 Dr. Edwin C. Evans, president-elect

1609 Dr. William R. Felts, trustee

1609 American Society of Medical Technologists: Harrell Connelly, director, professional relations.

692 Miss Thelma Wilson, immediate past president...

692 American Society of Oral Surgeons: Dr. Harold J. Zubrow, secretary-treasurer

484, 499 Bernard J. Degen II, executive director.

499 American Speech and Hearing Association: Dr. Hayes A. Newby -

1459 Richard J. Dowling, director, governmental affairs program.

1459 Americans for Democratic Action, Dr. Frank Furstenberg

1263 Anderson, Dr. Robert, managing director, National Tuberculosis and Respiratory Association..

1352 Apple, William S., Ph. D., executive director, American Pharmaceutical Association.ca

597 Arkansas Committee for National Health Insurance: Rev. W. Guy Delaney, chairman..

1828 J. Bill Becker, president, Arkansas State AFL-CIO.

1828 Mrs. Gloria Wilson, chairman, Arkansas Community Organizations for Reform Now Legislative Committee.

1828 Mrs. Judith Rogers, Little Rock -

1828 Garland Hamm, United Automobile Workers International representative.

1828 Arkansas Comprehensive Health Planning, Walter J. Morrison, Ph. D., chairman, physical health committee...

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290 710

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Association of American Medical Colleges:

Dr. Russell Nelson, chairman, executive council.
Dr. John A. D. Cooper, president..
John Danielson, director, department of health services of teaching

hospitals --
Joseph Murtaugh, director, department of program planning and

policy development. Association of American Physicians and Surgeons:

Dr. Thomas G. Dorrity, president.

Frank K. Woolley, executive director.
Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, California chapter,

Dr. Rafael A. Solari, vice chairman -
Association of State and Territorial Health Officers, Dr. Hollis S. Ingraham,

president.
Austin, Dr. Glenn, past chairman, committee on third party payment

plans, American Academy of Pediatrics...
Averill, Richard W., director, Washington office, American Optometric

Association.
Barberg, Warren, chairman, committee on Federal law and legislation,

National Association of Life Underwriters.-
Barker, Dr. Allan H., president, Salt Lake Clinic -
Barnes, Dr. Helen B., committee on professional personnel, American

College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists..
Barnhart, E. Paul, St. Louis, Mo...
Barton, Weldon V., assistant director, legislative services, National Farmers

Union.
Battaile, Dr. William G., president, American Association of Blood Banks..
Becker, J. Bill (president, Arkansas State AFL-CIO), Arkansas Com-

mittee for National Health Insurance
Bennett, Berkeley V., executive vice president, National Council of Health

Care Services
Bernstein, Prof. Merton C., school of law, Ohio State University -
Biemiller, Andrew, director, Department of Legislation, American Federa-

tion of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations..
Bishop, Gerald A. (president, Georgia Nursing Home Association),

American Nursing Home Association --
Blim, Dr. R. Don, chairman, committee on third party payment plans,

American Academy of Pediatrics.
Blue Cross Association, Walter J. McNerney, president.
Blumenthal, David, Health Professionals for Political Action -
Boggs, Elizabeth M., Ph. D., vice chairman, governmental affairs com-

mittee, National Association for Retarded Children..
Bohn, Rodney C., Northeastern Wisconsin Citizens Committee for Na-

tional Health Insurance
Bondurant, Dr. Stuart, vice president, American Heart Association.--
Borris, Gunther R., American Institute of Certified Public Accountants---
Bost, Dr. Roger B., director, Department of Social and Rehabilitative

Services, Little Rock, Ark., member, panel on title V of the Social

Security Act (grants to States for maternal and child welfare) --
Boyden, Dr. George M., president, New Mexico Foundation for Medical

Care.
Boyle, Dr. Joseph F., chairman, Congress of County Medical Societies--
Brand, Mrs. Eleanor, president and chairman, board of trustees, Group

Health Cooperative of Puget Sound..-
Brenneman, Hugh W., president, American Association of the Professions

and director, Michigan Association of the Professions.-Brickfield, Cyril F.:

Legislative counsel, American Association of Retired Persons.

Legislative counsel, National Retired Teachers Association..
Brody, Dr. Stanley J., member, social policy and action committee, Na-

tional Association of Social Workers..
Bromberg, Michael D., director, Washington bureau, Federation of Ameri-

can Hospitals.
Brown, Irwin, Ph. D., member, board of directors, National Association of

Hearing and Speech Agencies..
Brown, William R., secretary, social security committee, and associate

director, Council of State Chambers of Commerce..
Brownstein, Alan P., health policy research analyst, National Union of

Hospital & Nursing Home Employees, AFL-CIO.

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