Examining Health Care Mergers in Pennsylvania
Field Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Monday, April 9, 2007
Time: 09:30 AM

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The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a field hearing on "Examining Health Care Mergers in Pennsylvania" for Monday, April 9, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. in Kirby Auditorium, National Constitution Center, 111 S. Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA.

Senator Specter will preside.

By order of the Chairman

The Highmark/Independence Blue Cross Merger:
Examining Competition and Choice in Pennsylvania's Health Insurance Markets A U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

April 9, 2007
Kirby Auditorium
The Constitution Center

Senator Arlen Specter

Senator Robert P. Casey

Governor Edward G. Rendell


Panel I

  1. Joseph W. Marshall, III
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Temple University Health System
    Philadelphia , PA
  2. Lawton Burns
    James Joo-Jin Kim Professor; Professor of Health Care Systems and Management, Director, Wharton Center for Health Management and Economics
    Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia , PA
  3. Joseph A. Frick
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Independence Blue Cross
    Philadelphia , PA
  4. Senator Don White
    R-Indiana County
    41st District, Pennsylvania
    Indiana , PA
  5. Kenneth R. Melani, M.D.
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Highmark, Inc.
    Pittsburgh , PA
  6. C. Richard Schott, M.D.
    Vice Chairman
    Pennsylvania Medical Society
    Harrisburg , PA
  7. James R. Buckley
    Delaware Valley Healthcare Coalition, Inc.
    Philadelphia , PA
  8. Pedro Rodriguez
    Executive Director
    Action Alliance of Senior Citizens
    Philadelphia , PA