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President's Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry

Subcommittee on Roles and Responsibilities
of Public/Private Purchasers
and Quality Oversight Organizations


  • Sandra Hernandez, M.D., Co-Chair.
  • Gail Warden, Co-Chair.
  • Robert Georgine.
  • Diane Graham.
  • Val Halamandaris, J.D.
  • Marta Prado.
  • Kathleen Sebelius.
  • Steven Sharfstein, M.D.
  • Sheldon Weinhaus, J.D.

Issues of Framework for the Subcommittee:

  • responsibilities of public and private sector purchasers.
  • oversight structures, i.e., roles of various private sector accreditation bodies, state licensure, federal certification and qualification.
  • public and private sector roles in establishing performance standards.
  • roles of various organizations in producing comparitive performance data on health care organizations and providers.

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Last Revised: Tuesday, June 16, 1998

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