The publication HealthAffairs has announced that it will hold a conference in Washington D.C. on July 17 on the topic: After the Supreme Court: Moving Ahead to Implement the Affordable Care Act, Improve Health Care and Lower Costs.
Donald M. Berwick and Mark B. McClelland, both former Administrators of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), will Co-Chair the high level conference, which will take place at the National Press Club in Washington D.C.
At the day-long event, top policy makers and analysts will examine the Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act, and its implications. Among the topics to be covered, are:
- Next steps in expanding coverage
- The repercussions for Medicaid
- Carrying out insurance reforms
- Setting up insurance exchanges
- Improving health and health care, and
- Getting better value for the dollars we spend
As of July 10, 2012, HealthAffairs indicates that Registration for the event is already closed, as they have reached maximum capacity.
However HealthAffairs invites anyone interested to:
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org, with “SCOTUS Waiting List” in the subject line, and they will notify you if space becomes available.
HealthAffairs also invites you to CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE EVENT LIVE ON THE WEB.
Go to HealthAffairs.org for more information about the conference and other HealthAffairs news and information.
This Event Announcement is provided as a public service by HelpingYouCare™.
To read for yourself the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s signature Health Care Law, and find out what it in it, see HealthCare.gov, where you will find the full text of the Affordable Care Act, along with a Section by Section presentation and analysis of what is in it.
See related HelpingYouCare™ reports on:
Transcripts of Supreme Court Arguments on Health Care Law Suggest Possible Support for the Law (predicting the outcome, based on transcripts of the oral arguments)
Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Health Care Law March 26-28, 2012 (outlining the issues that were before the Supreme Court)
U.S. Government Appeals Health Care Law Litigation to Supreme Court (outlining the issues appealed to Supreme Court, and the background of the litigation on the Health Care Law)
11th Circuit Appeals Panel Strikes Insurance Mandate, Upholds Rest of Health Care Law (detail on the 11th Circuit Court Opinion that was under review by the Supreme Court)
For more news and information on the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (which some call “Obamacare”) and health care reform, see the HelpingYouCare™ resource pages on VoicesForCare™, including:
- News on Health Care Reform;
- Editorials: What Needs Improvement, With Your Comments;
- Advocacy: Proposals for Reform, With Your Comments;
- Legislation: Pending & Recently Adopted; and
- International Health Care Compare: Information on Health Care & Long-Term Care Solutions in Other Countries.
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