LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL
__________ BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF THEFEDERAL HOSPITAL INSURANCE ANDFEDERAL SUPPLEMENTARY MEDICAL INSURANCE TRUST FUNDS,Washington, D.C., May 13, 2011
HONORABLE John A. BoehnerSpeaker of the House of RepresentativesWashington, D.C.HONORABLE Joseph R. BidenPresident of the SenateWashington, D.C.GENTLEMEN:We have the honor of transmitting to you the 2011 Annual Report of the Boards of Trustees of theFederal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance TrustFund, the 46th 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/Charles P. Blahous III,
./S/Robert D. Reischauer,
/S/Donald M. Berwick, M.D.,
Administrator of theCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, andSecretary, Boards of Trustees.