WJHL-CBS Tri-Cities Channel 11: Ballad Health CEO to testifies on rural health care before Senate committee

Posted on September 25, 2018

WJHL-CBS Tri-Cities Channel 11: Ballad Health CEO to testifies on rural health care before Senate committee

By: Josh Smith

September 25, 2018

https://www.wjhl.com/local/ballad-health-ceo-to-testify-about-rural-health-care-before-senate-committee-tuesday/1472591580

WASHINGTON D.C. (WJHL) - A Tri-Cities healthcare executive will testify before a United States Senate committee Tuesday.

Ballad Health CEO and President Alan Levine is scheduled to testify before the Senate's Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security.  

According to the Senate's website, the focus of the hearing will be "Health Care in Rural America: Examining Experiences and Costs."

The hearing is set to begin at 3:30 p.m..

Levine is one of four witnesses set to testify. 

Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander (R) and Virginia Senator Tim Kaine (D) are members of the committee.

CLICK HERE to watch the hearing when it happens.