March 9,1999

Mr. Stewart Rosenberg
Bio-Investigations, Ltd.
32 Country Way
Madison, CT 06443

Dear Mr. Rosenberg:

Thank you for contributing to our February 24, 1999 public hearing on insurance coverage of lyme disease. I am hopeful that, by providing a forum in which all views could be expressed, we educated both the public and policy makers. I know that, personally, I was greatly enlightened by what I heard.

Your written testimony about your new diagnostic test gave all of us much hope for the future of diagnosis and treatment of this difficult illness. I am grateful to you for your participation. I hope that, as we continue to attempt to find a solution to this difficult problem, I can continue to call on you for information and consultation.

Again, thank you for the time, effort, and commitment that were reflected in your written presentation. Without the participation of the patients and professionals who testified, both verbally and in writing, at the public hearing, it could not have been the success that it was. Thank you.

Very truly yours,