What Is Next for Health Care Law

The Health Care Law: What's Next?

NCSL Legislative Summit: Aug. 6, 2012

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Running time: 03:30:27


NCSL Task Force on Federal Health Reform Implementation Co-Chairs: [Co-Chair Biographies]

  • Assemblyman Herb Conaway, M.D., J.D., New Jersey ]
  • Representative Greg Wren,  Alabama  
8:30-10:30 a.m. After the court decision: What is next for health reform and states?
  • Medicaid
  • Exchanges
  • Insurance Reforms and Essential Health Benefits
  • Challenges Beyond the Courts

Panelists [Panelist Biographies]

  • Professor Larry Singer, J.D.,  Beazley Institute for Law and Policy; Loyola University School of Law; Chicago, Illinois [presentation]
  • Representative Matt Hudson, Florida House of Representatives [presentation]
  • Cindy Mann, J.D.,  director, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS/HHS), Washington, D.C.  [presentation]  |  Video highlight by Director Cindy Mann  |  Text of Director Mann's explanation of state flexibility with the voluntary Medicaid expansion.
  • Michael Hash,  director, HHS Office of Health Reform; Interim Director, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), Centers of Medicare and Medicaid (CMS/HHS) [presentation]

10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Reports from Task Force Member States; Responses from States and Providers 
  • Brian Webb, manager of Health Policy and Legislation, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), Washington, D.C. [presentation]
  • Paul Skowronek, vice-president, State Affairs, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), Washington, D.C. [presentation]
  • Assemblymember William W. Monning, chair, Assembly Committee on Health, California [presentation]




The U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is reverberating throughout the states. Explore what the ramifications of this landmark ruling means for states. This meeting is open to task force members and Legislative Summit participants.

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