The Power of Transparency: Giving Consumers the Information They Need to Make Smart Choices in the Health Insurance Marketplace

February 27, 2013

253 Russell Senate Office Building

Feature Image: Capitol 1WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a hearing on February 27, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. entitled “The Power of Transparency: Giving Consumers the Information They Need to Make Smart Choices in the Health Insurance Market.”  This hearing will examine the benefits of providing consumers with clear and concise information to make an informed decision when purchasing health insurance.

Please note the hearing will be webcast live via the Senate Commerce Committee website.  Refresh the Commerce Committee homepage 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to automatically begin streaming the webcast.

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact Collenne Wider at 202-224-5511 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.

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Webcast

Majority Statement

  • Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV

    Chairman
    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Minority Statement

  • Senator John R Thune

    Ranking Member
    U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Witness Panel 1

  • Ms. Margaret O'Kane

    President
    National Committee for Quality Assurance
    Testimony (216.07 KB)
  • Ms. Lynn Quincy

    Senior Policy Analyst
    Consumers Union
    Testimony (96.63 KB)
  • Mr. Michael Livermore

    Executive Director
    Institute for Policy Integrity
    Testimony (237.08 KB)
  • Mr. Neil Trautwein

    Vice President, Employee Benefits Policy Counsel
    National Retail Federation
    Testimony (70.38 KB)