CONTACT: TOM MOORE
Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: May 24, 2002
MEDICARE POLICY NEWS CONFERENCE AT UI HOSPITALS AND CLINICS
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will host a news conference regarding
the implications of current and pending Medicare policies on Tuesday, May
28, at 12:30 p.m. in the Clasen Board Room on the first floor of the John
Attendees will include Thomas A. Scully, director of the Centers for Medicare
and Medicaid Services, Congressmen Tom Latham (R-Iowa), Jim Leach (R-Iowa)
and Jim Nussle (R-Iowa), and representatives of 14 Iowa hospitals and health
care organizations. Scully and the congressmen all will make remarks at the
NOTE TO EDITORS: Please note that news crews will not be able to enter the
room until 12:30 p.m., but time will be allowed for setting up equipment.
A mult-box and lighting will be provided for broadcasters. Following the news
conference, Scully will tour UI Hospitals and Clinics.
For assistance in covering this event, please contact Tom Moore at (319)
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