Senate Finance Committee Begins Health Reform Inquiry with Former HHS Secretaries

The Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus (D-MT) launched a series of hearings last week exploring opportunities for reforming American health care. At the first hearing he solicited ideas from former Secretaries of Health and Human Services (HHS) Donna Shalala and Tommy Thompson. Baucus, Shalala, and Thompson all stressed the importance of working together to…