Monday, April 19, 2021

Full Length Unofficial Transcript of Brooks-LaSure Senate Hearing (April 13)

 On April 13, 2021, the Senate Finance Committee held a three-hour hearing on two Biden nominees to senior health policy positions.   These were Chiquita Brooks-LaSure for administrator of CMS, Andrea Palm for Deputy Secretary of HHS.

Here, I link to a full length (unofficial) transcript of the hearings.

  • Unofficial Transcript here.
    • As Google Doc.
    • 64pp, 24,000 words
    • As PDF here.
  • Senate Website (Streaming video) here.
  • Trade Press and Law Firm Summaries

For the Becerra hearings a few weeks ago, I collated all the links and documents in one blog here.  For Becerra, I provided a computer-generated auto-transcript, which is about 95% accurate.

In 2017, in the opening months of the Trump administration, the Senate hearings for Seema Verma were very interesting and shed lights on a range of new directions she intended to take the agency in - here.