LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL
__________ BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF THEFEDERAL HOSPITAL INSURANCE ANDFEDERAL SUPPLEMENTARY MEDICAL INSURANCE TRUST FUNDS,Washington, D.C., August 5, 2010
HONORABLE Nancy PelosiSpeaker of the House of RepresentativesWashington, D.C.HONORABLE Joseph R. BidenPresident of the SenateWashington, D.C.DEAR MADAM SPEAKER AND MR. PRESIDENT:We have the honor of transmitting to you the 2010 Annual Report of the Boards of Trustees of theFederal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance TrustFund, the 45th such report.Respectfully,/S/Timothy F. Geithner,
Secretary of the Treasury, and Managing Trustee of the Trust Funds.
/S/Hilda L. Solis,
Secretary of Labor,and Trustee.
Secretary of Health and Human Services,and Trustee
./S/Michael J. Astrue,
Commissionerof Social Security, and Trustee.
/S/Donald M. Berwick, M.D.,
Administrator of theCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, andSecretary, Boards of Trustees.