TIME CHANGE --- Consolidation in The Pennsylvania Health Insurance Industry: The Right Prescription?"
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
Date: Thursday, July 31, 2008
Time: 02:15 PM

Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING

TIME CHANGE TO 2:15 p.m.

The hearing on "Consolidation in The Pennsylvania Health Insurance Industry: The Right Prescription?" scheduled by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights for Thursday, July 31, 2008 in the Senate Dirksen Office Building, Room 226 will begin at 2:15 p.m. rather than the previously scheduled time of 2:00 p.m.

Chairman Kohl will preside.

By order of the Chairman

Member Statements


  1. Senator Herb Kohl (D - WI)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Barry Harris
    Principal and Board Chairman
    Economists Inc.
    Washington , DC
  2. Kenneth Melani, M.D.
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Highmark Inc.
    Pittsburgh , PA
  3. Henry Allen
    Counsel, Private Sector Advocacy Department
    American Medical Association
    Chicago , IL
  4. Joe Frick
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Independence Blue Cross
    Philadelphia , PA
  5. Carolyn Scanlan
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania
    Harrisburgh , PA
  6. David A. Balto
    Senior Fellow
    Center for American Progress
    Washington , DC
  7. Michael Laign
    President and CEO
    Holy Redeemer Health System
    Huntingdon Valley , PA
  8. Samuel R. Marshall
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Insurance Federation of Pennsylvania, Inc.
    Philadelphia , PA
  9. Henry Miller
    Managing Director
    Navigant Consulting, Inc.
    Baltimore , MD