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Committee Takes Second Look at VA’s Pharmaceutical Prime Vendor

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at 10:30 a.m., in Room 334 of the Cannon House Office Building, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs will hold its second oversight hearing on VA’s Pharmaceutical Prime Vendor (PPV) contract. The Committee will examine what steps VA has taken to correct problems identified in the PPV contract since the Committee’s February 1, 2012, hearing. The hearing will also address concerns regarding the PPV contract that have come to light since the hearing, including accountability and potential violations.

WHO: House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

WHAT: “Through the Looking Glass: Return to PPV”

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.,Wednesday, June 6, 2012, Room 334, Cannon House Office Building

WITNESS LIST

Panel 1

The Honorable W. Scott Gould, Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Accompanied by:

John R. Gingrich, Chief of Staff

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Philip Matkovsky, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Administrative Operations Veterans Health Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Glenn D. Haggstrom, Executive Director, Office of Acquisitions, Logistics, and Construction

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Jan R. Frye, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Acquisition and Logistics

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Steven A. Thomas, Director, National Contracting Service National Acquisition Center

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Michael Valentino, Chief Consultant, Pharmacy Benefits Management Services

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Panel 2

Linda A. Halliday, Assistant Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations

Office of the Inspector General

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Accompanied by:

Gary Abe, Director, Seattle Office of Audits and Evaluations

Office of Inspector General

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Maureen Regan, Counselor to the Inspector General

Office of Inspector General

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Accompanied by:

Michael Grivnovics, Director, Federal Supply System Division, Office of Contract Review

Office of Inspector General

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Panel 3

Paul Flach, Vice President, Health Systems National Accounts

McKesson Corporation

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