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- Melinda Hatton vice president and senior Washington, D.C. counsel for the American Hospital Association
- Joy Pritts assistant research professor at Georgetown University's Health Policy Institute
- Julie Rovner health policy correspondent for National Public Radio, author of "Health Care Policy and Politics A-Z," and contributing editor for National Journal's CongressDaily.
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