Dennis Wiesner, senior director of privacy, regulatory, government and industry affairs and pharmacy managed care at H-E-B Grocery, recently testified on behalf of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS). He testified May 14 on key Medicare and Medicaid regulations before the US House Committee on Small Business, Subcommitee on Regulations, Health Care and Trade.
At the panel's hearing "The Impact of CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) Regulations and Programs on Small Healthcare Providers," Wiesner discussed several items of major concern to smaller NACDS members:
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