Meeting of the Citizens' Health Care Working Group
The Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, has announced that the Citizens' Health Care Working Group (the Working Group) mandated by section 1014 of the Medicare Modernization Act will hold a business meeting on Wednesday, December 14, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday, December 15, 2005 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Working Group will meet at the Wilbur Cohen Building, 300 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201 in Room 5051, the Snow Room. The meeting is open to the public.
The Working Group is statutorily required to: (1) Identify options for changing our health care system so that every American has the ability to obtain quality, affordable health care coverage; (2) provide for a nationwide public debate about improving the health care system; and (3) submit its recommendations to the President and the Congress.
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