ERIC Number: ED317907
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
The Changing Face of Health Care: The Movement toward Universal Access. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session (New Haven, CT, December 11, 1989).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.
Text of a Congressional hearing which examined the impact of outmoded means of financing health care on children and families of the United States and explored alternative systems that provide better care is provided in this document. An opening statement by Representative Bruce A. Morrison is presented and testimony by these witnesses is included: (1) Richard Holdt, vice president of marketing, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Connecticut; (2) Lorraine V. Klerman, professor of public health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University; (3) Leonard S. Krassner, president, Connecticut Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics; (4) H. Craig Leroy, president, Insurance Association of Connecticut; (5) Theodore R. Marmor, professor of public policy and management, School of Organization and Management, Yale University; (6) Cornell Scott, president, Connecticut Primary Care Association and director, Hill Health Center; (7) Janet Spegele, vice president of legal department, Connecticut Business and Industry Association; (8) Kenneth E. Thorpe, director, Program on Health Care Financing and Insurance, Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, Harvard University; (9) Sister Anne Virginie, chairperson-elect, Connecticut Hospital Association and president, St. Raphael Healthcare System; and (10) Steven Wolfson, chairman, Health Systems Planning Committee, New Haven County Medical Association. Prepared statements and other materials by these witnesses are also included, as is a fact sheet appended to Representative Morrison's statement giving salient health care data and contrasting Canada's universal insurance system with the system employed in the United States. (ABL)
Descriptors: Children, Delivery Systems, Family (Sociological Unit), Financial Support, Health Care Costs, Health Services, Hearings
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.