Happening NOW: House Budget Committee hearing on Single Payer (Medicare for All) Proposal
OK, this probably won't be the most exciting Congressional hearing in the world, but it's a pretty important one both historically and for practical purposes. Any major healthcare reform bill will have to first be run through the Congressional Budget Office's scoring process...and before the CBO can do that, they first have to lay out the ground rules, which they did earlier this month.
Anyway, you can watch the hearings above; here's the details...which are pretty simple: Three CBO wonks will be testifying and questioned.
Key Design Components and Considerations for Establishing a Single-Payer Health Care System
Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:00am
Location: 210 Cannon House Office Building
- Mark Hadley, Deputy Director, Congressional Budget Office
- Dr. Jessica Banthin, Deputy Assistant Director for Health, Retirement, and Long-Term Analysis, Congressional Budget Office
- Dr. Jeffrey Kling, Associate Director for Economic Analysis, Congressional Budget Office