ERIC Number: ED390356
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Mar-23
Reference Count: N/A
Issues Regarding Graduate Medical Education. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Ways and Means. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Ways and Means.
The Subcommittee met in the first of a series of hearings on graduate medical education aimed at developing a new Medicare health professional education and teaching hospital payment policy. The hearing examined new policies for training future health professionals, future medical manpower needs, and the financing of teaching hospitals. Current Medicare payment mechanisms for graduate medical education and teaching hospitals were also reviewed. Among the witnesses were representatives of the American College of Surgeons advocating continued support for teaching hospitals, the American Dental Association advocating continued funding for hospital-based graduate dental education, the American Medical Association in favor of adding third-party payers' support for graduate medical education, the American Nurses Association advocating increased support for graduate nursing education, the American Osteopathic Association advocating limiting residency funding to 110 percent of total graduates, the American Podiatric Medical Association in favor of all third-party payers sharing in the support of graduate training, the Harvard Community Health Plan advocating different allocation to training sites, and the Association of American Medical Colleges on two specific Medicare payments. Also appearing were Doctor Kenneth Shine, Doctor Robert Heyssel, Professor Ruth S. Hanft, and Nurse Michael A. Carter. Includes the prepared testimony of witnesses and six submissions for the record. (JB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Dentistry, Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal Regulation, Financial Support, Graduate Medical Education, Health Care Costs, Hearings, Higher Education, Labor Market, Nursing Education, Policy Formation, Teaching Hospitals
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Community
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Ways and Means.