Federal proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act portend dramatic changes for states. From the most visible features such as health exchanges, insurance subsidies or credits and the Medicaid expansion, to lesser known provisions, such as payment reforms and financing sources, states face major unknowns.
What You’ll Learn:
- The latest developments from Washington, D.C., and what they mean.
- What new responsibilities and opportunities states have to improve health systems.
- How states have responded, including what’s working and what’s not.
- Resources that you may use in your state.
- Richard "Dick" Moore, former senator and NCSL president (2010-11), Massachusetts
- Senator Deb Peters, senior assistant Senate majority leader; NCSL president (2017-18), South Dakota
Speakers/panelists (In order of presentation)
- Joseph Antos, PhD, resident scholar, health care, American Enterprise Institute; professor, emergency medicine, George Washington University; formerly assistant director for health, Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Washington, D.C.
- Sara Rosenbaum, JD, professor, Health Law and Policy, George Washington University; past Chair of Academy Health; member of the CDC Director’s Advisory Committee (2007-2017); member National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Washington, D.C.
- Ken Preede, vice-president, Commonwealth Care Alliance, a not-for-profit, community-based healthcare organization, Massachusetts
- David Woodmansee, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Connecticut.
- Legislator respondents: Rep. Mike Sprinkle (D-NV); Rep. Dunnigan (R-UT); Rep. David Heaton (R-IA); Rep. Sarah Copeland Hanzas (D-VT)
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