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COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE

CHARLES A. WOLVERTON, New Jersey, Chairman CARL HINSHAW, California

ROBERT CROSSER, Ohio JOSEPH P. O'HARA, Minnesota

J. PERCY PRIEST, Tennessee ROBERT HALE, Maine

OREN HARRIS, Arkansas JAMES I. DOLLIVER, Iowa

DWIGHT L. ROGERS, Florida JOHN W. HESELTON, Massachusetts ARTHUR G. KLEIN, New York JOHN B. BENNETT, Michigan

WILLIAM T. GRANAHAN, Pennsylvania RICHARD W. HOFFMAN, Illinois

F. ERTEL CARLYLE, North Carolina JOHN V. BEAMER, Indiana

JOHN BELL WILLIAMS, Mississippi WILLIAM L. SPRINGER, Illinois

PETER F. MACK, JR., Illinois ALVIN R. BUSH, Pennsylvania

HOMER THORNBERRY, Texas PAUL F. SCHENCK, Ohio

LOUIS B. HELLER, New York
JOSEPH L. CARRIGG, Pennsylvania

KENNETH A. ROBERTS, Alabama
HERBERT B. WARBURTON, Delaware MORGAN M. MOULDER, Missouri
STEVEN B. DEROUNIAN, New York HARLEY 0. STAGGERS, West Virginia
THOMAS M. PELLY, Washington
J. ARTHUR YOUNGER, California

ELTON J. LAYTON, Clerk

Professional Staff Members
KURT BORCHARDT

1.DREW STEVENSON
SAM G. SPAL

A. E. STOCKBURGER

Pago

Message from the President of the United States, transmitting recommenda-

tions to improve the health of the American people, House Docu-
ment 298, 83d Cong., 2d sess.

1818

Statement of

Abel, I. W., international secretary-treasurer, United Steelworkers of

American

1819

Baehr, Dr. George, president and medical director, Health Insurance

Plan of Greater New York.---

1581

Biemiller, Andrew J., member, national legislative committee, Ameri-

can Federation of Labor..

1670, 1697, 1704

Brand, Dr. Morris, medical director, Sidney Hillman Health Center,

New York, N. Y..

1860

Brindle, James, acting director, social security department, United

Automobile Workers--

1886

Childs, Joseph W., vice president, United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum,
and Plastic Workers of America, CIO..

1834, 1855

Cruikshank, Nelson H., director of social insurance activities, American

Federation of Labor.

1670, 1697, 1704

Edelman, John W., Washington representative, Textile Workers
Union of America, CIO.--

1814
Garfield, Dr. Sidney R., medical director, Kaiser Foundation.

1341
Greenberg, Bernard, representing United Steelworkers of America,
CIO.

1852

Hansen, Horace R., general counsel, Cooperative Health Federation of

America..

1775

Hayes, Albert J., international president, International Association of

Machinists.

1696, 1714

Kaiser, Henry J., president, Kaiser Foundation.

1341

Lee, Dr. Russell V., Palo Alto, Calif_

1531

Loos, Dr. H. Clifford, representing Ross-Loos Medical Group of Los

Angeles

1451

Magnuson, Dr. Paul Budd, Chairman, President's Commission on the

Health Needs of the Nation, 1951-52, and former Chief Medical
Director, Veterans' Administration.

1499
Myer, Dillon S., executive director, Group Health Association, Wash-
ington, D. C.

1801

O'Connell, William, department of education, International Associa-

tion of Machinists.

1714

Sawyer, Dr. William, chief, department of health, International

Association of Machinists.

1714

Tomayko, John, representing United Steelworkers of America, CIO.. 1852

Umhey, Frederick, executive secretary, International Ladies Garment

Workers Union....

1735

Voorhis, Jerry, executive secretary, Cooperative Health Federation of

America.

1755

Weissman, Arthur, director of information, Kaiser Foundation. 1341

Additional information submitted for the record by-

American Federation of Labor:

Distribution of 9,000 labor-management agreements and workers

covered, by size of agreement of coverage, 1950, table..

1713

National and international unions, United States, by affiliation
and size of membership, January 1952, table.

1712
Specific health and welfare benefits in collective-bargaining

agreements, by number of workers covered and method of
financing, mid-1950, table..

1714

Workers covered by employee-benefit plans under collective-

bargaining agreements, by type of benefit and union affiliation,

mid-1950, table-

1713

Additional information submitted—Continued

Page Brand, Dr. Morris: Letter transmitting further information..

1873 Number of diagnostic and ancillary services provided, Sidney

Hillman Health Center of New York, April 1951--September 30,
1952, table...

1873 Number of physicians' services provided, by department, Sidney

Hillman Health Center of New York, April 1951-September
30, 1952, table.

1872 Congress of Industrial Organizations: Resolution No. 46, 1953 convention.--

1817 Cooperative Health Federation of America: Progress reports of various health plans.

1786-1801 Restrictive State legislation --

1779 Special acts affecting prepayment medical care plans.

1779 Group Health Association: Chart and statistical tables

1806-1808 Excerpts from member's handbook.

1809 Sample letter of agreement with physician on full-time basis.. 1808 Sample letter of agreement with surgeon on retainer basis.--

1809 Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York:

Attitude of medical socieites to prepaid group practice, by
Dr. George Baehr...

1652
Experience of a group insurance plan with older enrollees, by
Dr. George Baehr and Neva R. Deardorff__

1655 Medical care and the family budget, by Neva R. Deardorff and Dr. Dean A. Clark...

1644 Professional standards for medical groups and standards for medical group centers...

1633 Specimen contracts and agreements.

1614-1633 International Association of Machinists:

Leiters from several members regarding medical costs ---- 1722-1724
Program for Automotive Machinists, Lodge No. 289 (a typical
plan)--

1730
The Problem of Renewal, statement from Bankers Life & Cas-
ualty Co.

1719 International Ladies' Garment Workers Union:

Ancillary services provided at Union Health Center, New York,
1947-52, table-

1752 Letter from Adolph Held, director, welfare and health benefits department, transmitting summary

1753 Physicians' services provided in general medicine and specialty

clinics, Union Health Center, New York, 1947--52, table. 1751 Principles for lay-sponsored voluntary health plans.

17 18 Kaiser Foundation:

Description of organization and functioning of comprehensive
health plan

1354
Equal coverage group plan..
Individual enrollment plan.

1395 Kaiser's Dream Hospital to Open in Walnut Creek, from San

Francisco Chronicle, August 20, 1953
Letter from Dr. Morris F. Collen, chairman, executive com-
mittee

1449 Morbidity Study of Permavente Health Plan Population, from Permanente Foundation Medical Bulletin

Volume IX, No. 1, January 1951, a preliminary report.
Volume X, Vos. 1-4, August 1952

1436 Multiphasic Screening of Longshoremen With Organized Medical

Followup, from American Journal of Public Health, volume 42,
No. 12, December 1952

1407 Permanente Plan's First 10 Years, from the New England Journal

of Medicine, October 30, 1952
Prepayment of medical care for persons in the older age groups,
by Arthur Weissman.

1364 Report on Permanente's first 10 years

1398
Specimen contract
Siandard group plan.
Statement concerning protection against catastrophic diseases.

1393

1406

1422

1405

1417 1340 1379

Additional information submitted— Continued

Page Lee, Dr. Russell V.: Copy of contract with faculty of Stanford University

1545 Letter from, transmitting specimen contracts-

1574 Magnuson, Dr. Paul Budd: A Plan for Nationwide Medical Care - 1520 Medical Society of the County of Kings and Academy of Medicine of

Brooklyn, N. Y., statement of Dr. Alfred P. Ingegno, president--- 1663 Ross-Loos Medical Group: Informational material, agreements, etc.-

1482–1498 Letter from M. W. Shearer, business manager--

1465 United Automobile Workers, letter from James Brindle, acting director, social security department

1904 United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum, and Plastic Workers of America:

Akron hospital room rates from April 1949 to January 1954. 1838
Letter from Joseph W. Childs, general vice president, in reply to
Chairman Wolverton's request.

1858 Letter from Joseph W. Childs, general vice president, transmitting

statistics and editorials from Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal. - 1846 United Steelworkers of America: Letters from members regarding medical care.

1823, 1824 Remarks of David J. MacDonald, president, annual conference

of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, Hollywood, Fla., April
13, 1953.--

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