LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL
__________BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF THEFEDERAL HOSPITAL INSURANCE ANDFEDERAL SUPPLEMENTARY MEDICAL INSURANCE TRUST FUNDS,Washington, D.C., April 23, 2007
HONORABLE Nancy PelosiSpeaker of the House of RepresentativesWashington, D.C.HONORABLE Richard B. CheneyPresident of the SenateWashington, D.C.DEAR MADAM SPEAKER AND MR. CHENEY:We have the honor of transmitting to you the 2007 Annual Report of the Boards of Trusteesof the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Supplementary MedicalInsurance Trust Fund, the 42nd such report.Respectfully,Henry M. Paulson, Jr.,
Secretary of the Treasury,and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds.
Elaine L. Chao,
Secretary of Labor, and Trustee.
Michael O. Leavitt,
Secretaryof Health and Human Services, and Trustee.
Michael J. Astrue
, Commissionerof Social Security, and Trustee.
John L. Palmer,
Thomas R. Saving,
Leslie V. Norwalk, Esq.,
Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and Secretary, Boards of Trustees.