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Technical Review Panel on the Medicare Trustees Report: October 11-12, 2000

Fourth Meeting:

Wednesday, October 11, 2000, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday, October 12, 2000, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm


Health Care Financing Administration(now known as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS)) (HCFA(now known as CMS)) Headquarters
Conference Center, Room C-112
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, Maryland

Click here for directions to HCFA(now known as CMS), a map of the campus, and parking information.

Click here for minutes from the meeting.


October 11

9:00 - 9:05 a.m. Convene meeting
Ariel Winter
Executive Director, Technical Review Panel

9:05 - 9:10  Remarks
Richard S. Foster
Chief Actuary, Health Care Financing Administration(now known as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS))

9:10 - 9:15  Approval of Minutes from July 26-27 Meeting
Dale Yamamoto
Chair, Technical Review Panel

9:15 - 10:15  Discussion of Medicare Managed Care Projections with Office of the Actuary

10:15 - 12:00  Medicare Assumptions: Draft Recommendations
David Cutler
Member, Technical Review Panel

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Projection Methodology: Draft Recommendations
James Robinson and Michael Chernew
Members, Technical Review Panel

1:00 - 2:00   Lunch

2:00 - 2:45  Projection Methodology - continued

2:45 - 4:45  Long-Range Growth Assumptions: Draft Recommendations
Michael Chernew, David Cutler, and Sam Gutterman
Members, Technical Review Panel

4:45 - 5:00  Public Comment Period

5:00   Adjourn

October 12

9:00 - 10:45 a.m. Uncertainty/Stochastic Forecasting: Draft Recommendations
Sam Gutterman, James Robinson, and Len Nichols
Members, Technical Review Panel

10:45 - 12:15 p.m. Report Presentation Issues/Research and Data: Draft Recommendations
Len Nichols
Member, Technical Review Panel

12:15 - 12:55  Next Steps

12:55 - 1:00  Public Comment Period

1:00   Adjourn