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Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society

Eighteenth Meeting
March 12-13, 2009
Washington, D.C.

Morning Session Before Break  (Real Video)

Morning Session After Break  (Real Video)

Afternoon Session   (Real Video)

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NOTE: The caption text is a record of the close captioning offered to support the video. It is not a totally accurate, verbatim transcript of the meeting. It is offered here for interest and support of the video. A correct transcript will be available on the NIH web site in due course.


Friday, March 13, 2009


8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.               Opening Remarks (Real Video)

Dr. Teutsch


8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.               Updates from SACGHS Ex Officios (continued)  (Real Video)


9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.               Public Comments (Real Video)


9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.               BREAK


Roundtable on Genetics and the Future of the Health Care System


9:45 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.               Roundtable Purpose and Overview (Real Video)

                                                Mara Aspinall, M.B.A.



9:50 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.             Overview of Key Issues in Health Care Reform (Real Video)

                                    Robert Epstein, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer



10:05 – 10:10              Q&A (Real Video)


10:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.               Public Health Payer Perspective


                                    Barry Straube, M.D. (Real Video)

Chief Medical Officer

Office of Clinical Standards & Quality

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services


                                    Bruce Quinn, M.D., Ph.D. (Real Video)

Senior Health Policy Specialist

Foley Hoag, LLP


10:40 – 10:45              Q&A (Real Video)


10:45 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.              Perspective of Private Health Insurance Companies


                        Sam Nussbaum, M.D. (Real Video)

Executive Vice President

Clinical Health Policy and Chief Medical Officer

WellPoint, Inc.


                                    Joanne Armstrong, M.D., M.P.H. (Real Video)

Senior Medical Director



11:25 – 11:30              Q&A (Real Video)


11:30 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.              Perspective of Employer-Based Health Insurance Plans


                                    Michael Critelli, J.D.  (Real Video)

Retired Executive Chairman

Pitney Bowes


                                    Richard Luetkemeyer, M.D., (Real Video)

Medical Director, Population Health Quality Quest for Health; and Assistant Medical Director, Caterpillar, Inc.


11:55 – Noon              Q&A (Real Video)


Noon – 1:15 p.m.                    LUNCH


1:15 p.m. –2:35 p.m.               Committee Discussion with Roundtable Participants (Real Video)


2:35 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.              Summation of Key Roundtable Issues and Next Steps (Real Video)

                                                Mara Aspinall, M.B.A.


2:50 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.              Concluding Remarks – Dr. Teutsch (Real Video)