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  • Health Care Exchange Data Hub Part 2
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    Health Care Exchange Data Hub, Part 2

    Witnesses testified about the security of personal information in electronic medical and health insurance records in the government data hub that would help people buy health insurance. The previous…

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  • Social Security Administration Oversight
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    Social Security Administration Oversight

    Social Security Administration Commissioner Michael Astrue testified at an oversight hearing of his agency.

    279 views
  • Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report
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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    The Social Security and Medicare fund trustees released their annual report on the fiscal condition of both federal programs. Trustees included Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Health and…

    271 views
  • Role of Social Security Administrative Law Judges
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    Role of Social Security Administrative Law Judges

    Witnesses testified about the productivity of Social Security judges and their ability to close out cases in a timely manner. In 2010, one-fourth of these judges did not meet the minimum…

    654 views
  • Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report
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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    The Social Security and Medicare fund trustees released their annual report on the fiscal condition of both federal programs. Trustees included Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Health and…

    918 views
  • Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report
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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who serve on the Board of Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds, released a new…

    447 views
  • Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports
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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports

    Officials spoke to reporters about the release of reports on the future financial health of Social Security and Medicare. The report indicated that expenses would exceed tax revenues for…

    175 views
  • Social Security and Medicare Reports
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    Social Security and Medicare Reports

    Cabinet secretaries and Commissioner Astrue announced that the Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees met today to complete their annual financial review of the programs and to transmit…

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  • Financial Condition of Social Security
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    Financial Condition of Social Security

    Michael Astrue talked about the financial health of Social Security and the release of the Annual Social Security and Medicare Trustee’s Report. The report for 2008 shows that the Social…

    68 views
  • State of the Social Security System
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    State of the Social Security System

    Mr. Astrue spoke about Social Security benefits, the fiscal health of the system, and answered questions about programs administered by the Social Security system. He responded to questions…

    34 views
  • Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report
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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    Secretary Paulson and the other trustees spoke to reporters about the release of the annual report of the Social Security and Medicare Trustees Board. Among the topics the addresses were…

    42 views
  • Commissioner of Social Security Nomination Hearing
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    Commissioner of Social Security Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing to consider the nomination of Michael J. Astrue, to be commissioner of Social Security. Mr. Astrue testified a bout future financing of the…

    35 views
  • US Abortion Policy
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    U.S. Abortion Policy

    The hearing discussed the effect of the abortion "gag rule". This rule was established on March 20, 1992 and it prohibits a health worker at a federally funded clinic from counseling a patient…

    47 views
  • FDA Enforcement Policies
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    FDA Enforcement Policies

    The committee heard testimony from persons in the Food and Drug Administration on the performance of the FDA in enforcing food and drug safety regulations. The FDA enforces regulations…

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