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Ways and Means

Tom Price on Don Berwick and Rationing

February 10, 2011

Rep. Tom Price (R-Georgia) took the time to chat with us today regarding his impressions of Don Berwick’s fractious testimony before the House Ways and Means Committee. A physician himself, Price pressed Berwick on questions regarding the rationing of care and other key matters. This line of questioning led to a side-by-side moment that is [...]

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Don Berwick Before Ways and Means

February 10, 2011

Updated throughout the morning. Statements paraphrased, obviously. -This appearance had several fascinating moments, mostly because — unlike Berwick’s prior abbreviated hearing before the Senate — several Representatives seemed well versed on his views and called his equivocations as they happened. As we go over Berwick’s answers, his responses to Reps. Gerlach, Reichert, and Price all [...]

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Berwick to Testify Before House for the First Time

February 9, 2011

Don Berwick will appear before the House Ways and Means committee for the first time on Thursday morning at 10 AM. Given that the appearance will be his first testimony before the House of Representatives — and that unlike the Senate, where Democrat Sen. Max Baucus enforced strict time limits, Republican Chairman Dave Camp will [...]

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