NCSL Task Force On Federal Health Reform

Implementation, Meeting Jointly With

NCSL Standing Committee On Health

Fall Forum 2011: Nov. 30, 2011 

View PDF format speaker slides below

Running time: 4:46:00 

Session descriptions and time cues for speakers are posted on the Health Reform Task Force web page.

Presiding Co-Chairs:  [Co-Chair Biographies]
Assemblyman Herb Conaway, New Jersey
Representative Greg Wren, Alabama

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Health Provider Panel
[Speaker Biographies]
Dianne Bricker, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), [Slide Presentation]
Debi Tucker, J.D., American Hospital Association (AHA),   [Slide Presentation
Roger Schwartz, J.D., National Association of Community Health Centers, [Slide Presentation ]

Exchanges and Qualified Health Plans:  Hitting the Ground Running in 2014  [Speaker Biographies]
Christine Leyden, Utilization Review Accreditation Committee (URAC), [Slide Presentation
Paul Cotton, National Committee for Quality Assurance [Slide Presentation]

Update:  NCSL State Actions on Health Reform Database
Martha Salazar, Policy Associate, NCSL  [Slide Presentation]

“Implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: 2012 Preview” HHS Panel:
Paul Dioguardi, Director, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, HHS
Steve Larsen, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, CMS
Cindy Mann, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, CMS, HHS 

HHS Handout: State Exchange Implementation Questions and Answers [Q & A Online]

The Affordable Care Act and the U.S. Supreme Court: Issues and Implications
Mark B. Seidenfeld, J.D., Florida State University College of Law,  [Slide Presentation]

American Health Benefit Exchanges in the States: Member Roundtable Discussion

Budget Update  - The recently published GAO report on countercyclical assistance and the Medicaid program.
Carolyn Yocom
,  U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), [Slide Presentation]




The NCSL Task Force on Federal Health Reform Implementation met for six hours during the Fall Forum meeting in Tampa, Florida.

National experts joined with state legislative health leaders from diverse settings to share latest information, requirements and responses related to the Affordable Care Act of 2010.

The faculty (listed in the left column) provided new and useful information accompanied by presentation slides, available online using the provided links.






































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