Overview | Agenda/Faculty Materials | Scholarships | Promotional Opportunities
Speaking Proposals | Administration | Log In | Contact Us | Past Congresses | Home




AGENDA: PRECONFERENCE
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
7:00 a.m. Registration Commences

PRECONFERENCE: ALTERNATIVES IN FORMING, GOVERNING AND OPERATING HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES
(Preconference registration included in conference registration)
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

Rick Curtis
President, Institute for Health Policy Solutions, Former Director of Health Policy Studies, National Governors' Association; Former Founding Executive Director National Academy for State Health Policy; Former Director, Department of Policy Development and Research, Health Insurance Association of America, Washington, DC (Moderator)

Ed Neuschler
Senior Program Officer, Institute for Health Policy Solutions, Washington, DC (Moderator)
8:15 a.m. Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight Health Insurance Exchange Initiatives

Joel Ario
Director of Office of Insurance Exchanges, Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, Former Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner, Washington, DC
8:45 a.m. Overview of Key Issues for Health Insurance Exchange Design

Rick Curtis
President, Institute for Health Policy Solutions,Former Director of Health Policy Studies, National Governors' Association; Former Founding Executive Director National Academy for State Health Policy; Former Director, Department of Policy Development and Research, Health Insurance Association of America, Washington, DC
9:15 a.m. Health Insurance Exchange Organization and Governance and Related Legal Issues, including Privacy and Security

Cindy Gillespie, MA
Managing Director, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP; Former Counselor, Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, Washington, DC

Summer H. Martin, JD, MBA
Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, Atlanta, GA
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
10:00 a.m. Market-friendly Health Insurance Exchanges and Other State Alternatives

Thomas P. Miller, JD
Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, Former Senior Health Economist, Joint Economic Committee, US Congress, Former Director, Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute, Washington, DC
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
10:30 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Consumer Protection, Disclosure and Transparency in Health Insurance Exchanges

Stephen Finan, MA
Health Economist and Senior Director of Policy, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network; Former Senior Economist, Office of Economic Policy, United States Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
11:30 a.m. How Health Insurance Exchanges will Affect Employers and Health Plans

Shawn Nowicki, MPH
Director, Health Policy, New York Business Group on Health, New York, NY
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
12:00 p.m. Adjournment (Lunch on Your Own)

AGENDA: DAY I
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
DAY I: OPENING PLENARY SESSION
1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions

John K. Iglehart
Founding Editor, Health Affairs, National Correspondent, New England Journal of Medicine, Washington, DC (Co chair)
1:15 p.m. Overview of the Current Health Insurance Marketplace in the United States

Paul Fronstin, PhD
Senior Research Associate, Employee Benefit Research Institute, Washington, DC
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
1:45 p.m. The Roles and Responsibilities of the Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight

Jay Angoff
Director, Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight, Department of Health and Human Services, Former Insurance Commissioner of Missouri, Former Deputy Insurance Commissioner of New Jersey, Former Director, Private Health Insurance Group, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Former Counsel, National Insurance Consumer Organization, Washington, DC
2:15 p.m. The Roles and Responsibilities of the Department of Labor in Implementing Health Insurance Reform With Respect To Self-Insured Employers

Phyllis C. Borzi, Esq.
Assistant Secretary of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor; Former Counsel, Subcommittee of the House Committee on Education and Labor, Washington, DC
2:45 p.m. Medicaid Reform

Cindy Mann
Deputy Administrator and Director, Center for Medicaid, CHIP, and Survey & Certification, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
3:15 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. AHIP's Perspective on Health Insurance Reform

Karen Ignagni
President and Chief Executive Officer, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), Former Director, AFL-CIO Department of Employee Benefits, Former Professional Staff Member, US Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee, Washington, DC
Presentation Material (Acrobat)
4:15 p.m. Falling Through the Cracks-The Remaining Un-Insured

Ron Pollack, Esq.
Founding Executive Director, Families USA; Founder and Chair, Health Assistance Partnership, Washington, DC
4:45 p.m. A Republican Perspective on Health Insurance Reform

Joseph R. Antos, PhD
Wilson H. Taylor Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy, American Enterprise Institute; Commissioner, Maryland Health Services Cost Review Comm. Health Adviser, Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC
5:15 p.m. Reform of Medicare, Medicaid and the Private Insurance Marketplace: What are the Remaining Challenges?

Henry J. Aaron, PhD
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies and The Bruce and Virginia MacLaury Chair, Brookings Institution; Chairman, National Academy of Social Insurance, Washington, DC

Stuart M. Butler, PhD
Distinguished Fellow and Director, Center for Policy Innovation, The Heritage Foundation, Author, Enterprise Zones: Greenlining the Inner Cities, Privatizing Federal Spending, and Out of the Poverty Trap, Washington, DC
6:00 p.m. Adjournment and Networking Reception




Overview | Agenda/Faculty Materials | Scholarships | Promotional Opportunities
Speaking Proposals | Administration | Log In | Contact Us | Past Congresses | Home




© Health Care Conference Administrators
Contact Webmaster