2014 Joint Budget Hearing
February 3, 2014 - 9:30 AM
Health & Medicaid


Dr. Nirav Shah
Commissioner, NYS Dept. of Health

James C. Cox
Medicaid Inspector General

Dennis Whalen
President, HANYS

Kenneth E. Raske
President & CEO, Greater NY Hospital Association

Christine Johnston
President, NYS Association of Health Care Providers

Elizabeth Swain
President & CEO, Community Health Care Association of NYS

Steven Hanse
Vice President of Gov't Affairs, NYS Health Facilities Association

James Clyne Jr.
President & CEO, LeadingAge New York

Paul Macielak
President & CEO, NY Health Plan Association

Joanne Cunningham
President, Home Care Association

Liz Deers Kent
Senior Vice President, Medical Society of the State of NY

Dr. Robert Browne
President, NY Chiropractic Council

Leon Bell
Dir. Of Political Affairs & Public Policy, NYS Nurses Association

Mary Sienkiewicz
Director, NYS Area Health Education Center System

Tracy Russell
Executive Director, Pharmacists Society of the State of NY

Kathy Bryant
Vice President of Pharmacy, Price Chopper
Chain Pharmacy

Anthony Caputo
President, Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Association

Jo Weiderhorn
President & CEO, Associated Medical Schools of New York

Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein
President, NYS Association of County Health Officials

Dan Lowenstein
Senior Director of Public Affairs, Primary Care Development Corporation

James Lytle
NYS Coalition of Managed Long Term Care & PACE Plans

Kathy McMahon
President & CEO, Hospice & Palliative Care Association of NYS

Kathy Febraio
Executive Director, NYS Association of Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Michael Burgess
Director of Gov't Relations, American Cancer Society

Barbara Crosier
Vice President of Gov't Relations, Cerebral Palsy Association

Julianne Hart
NYS Government Relations Director, American Heart Association

Steven Saunders
Executive Director, Agencies for Children's Therapy Services

Laurie Cole
Executive Director, NYS Council on Behavioral Health Care

Tracey Brooks
NYS President & CEO, Family Planning Advocates

Charles King
CEO, Housing Works

Daniel Tietz
Executive Director, AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Leslie Grubler
Founding Director, UNYIEP

Renee Nogales
National Services Officer, Nurse Family Partnership

Susan Swiat, PT
NY Physical Therapy Association