This is verrrrrry looooong, but I’ve been finding interesting snippets of information as I’ve been listening. he opens with a statement about the purpose of this committee to protect transparency and accountability for the American people. That, plus the title, intrigued me enough to sit through this. There are 2 parts, and you may want to pause each one to let it finish loading before watching.
Obamacare: Why The Need For Waivers? (Part 1 of 2) – House Oversight Committee – 2011-03-15 – House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Subcommittee on Health Care and the District of Columbia. Witnesses: Steven Larsen, J.D., Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); Edmund Haislmaier, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Health Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation; Scott Wold, Esq., Shareholder, Hitesman and Wold, P.A.; Judith Feder, PhD., Professor of Public Policy, Georgetown University, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.