The U.S. House of Representatives, Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health is holding a public hearing entitled, "Medicare Advantage Hearing on Promoting Integrated and Coordinated Care for Medicare Beneficiaries," to be held in 1100 Longworth House Office Building at 2pm on Wednesday June 7th.

The hearing will review the current status of Medicare Advantage programs such as Special Needs Plans, other models like the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and emerging models that allow for increased flexibility and value-based insurance design that are designed to deliver integrated and coordinated care for the most vulnerable seniors and people living with disabilities.

The witnesses include:

  • Gretchen Jacobson, PhD, Associate Director, Kaiser Family Foundation’s Program on Medicare Policy
  • Cheryl Wilson, RN, Chief Exectuive Officer, St. Paul’s Senior Services
  • David Grabowski, PhD, Professor of Health Care Policy, Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School
  • A. Mark Fendrick, MD, Executive Director, University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design

Cheryl Wilson has been asked to speak about PACE as a Medicare model for serving complex populations, and will highlight the National PACE Association's interest in growing PACE.​ The John A. Hartford Foundation is proud to have supported the early development of PACE with grant funding and pleased to be working now with the National PACE Association (NPA).

To download the testimony from The U.S. House of Representatives, Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health Hearing on Medicare, click here.

To watch the hearing, click here.