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2nd Annual Price of Good Health Summit- January 2019

January 15, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

“The Price of Good Health: Health Policies & Politics in the 116th Congress”

January 15, 2019 | The Newseum, Washington D.C.

Presented by the Council for Affordable Health Coverage (Cahc) and Partnership for Employer-Sponsored Coverage (P4ESC)

Featured a Keynote Address from The Honorable Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services

Additional Speakers:

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Co-Chair of the Medicare for All Caucus
Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ), Co-Chair of the Problem Solvers Caucus
Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY), Co-Chair of the Problem Solvers Caucus Congressman Larry Buchson, M.D. (R-IN), Member of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee
Sam Baker, Axios Health Care Editor
Randy Pate, CMS Deputy Administrator & Director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
Frederick Isasi, Executive Director of Families USA
Matt Eyles, President and CEO, America’s Health Insurance Plans
Doug Badger, Galen Institute Senior Fellow
Mary R. Grealy, President, Healthcare Leadership Council
Mark Wilson, Vice President and Chief Economist, HR Policy Association
Anne Phelps, US Health Care Policy Leader, Deloitte & Touche
JP Wieske, Former Deputy Commissioner of Insurance for the State of Wisconsin
Robert Morrow, Associate Commissioner of Insurance for the State of Maryland
Matt Salo, Executive Director, National Association of Medicaid Directors
Alan Balch, CEO, National Patient Advocate Foundation
Justine Handelman, Senior Vice President, Office of Policy & Representation, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
Jamey Millar, Senior Vice President of Managed Markets and Government Affairs, GlaxoSmithKline
Kenneth Thorpe, Ph.D., Chair of Health Policy and Management, Emory University
Rachana Pradhan, Health Care Reporter, POLITICO (moderator)
Joel White, President, Council for Affordable Health Coverage

Materials from the Event:

  • Transcript of Remarks From HHS Secretary Alex Azar

  • Event Program & Speaker Biographies

  • Cahc Whitepaper: Health Cost Primer – Explaining the Medical Cost Trend

  • Slide Presentation From Cahc President Joel White

  • Slide Presentation From CMS Deputy Administrator & Cciio Director Randy Pate

Event Sponsors:


January 15, 2019
7:30 am - 4:30 pm


The Newseum
555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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