Sustainable U.S. Health Spending: Cost Control with Improved Value?
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8:30 - 8:55 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:55 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome

Katherine Hempstead
Senior Adviser to the Executive VP, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

9:00 - 9:35 a.m. Presentation by Members of Congress
9:35 - 10:35 a.m. I. Health Care Spending, Government Budgets & Value

Len Nichols – Moderator & Envoy
Professor of Health Policy
George Mason University

Michael Chernew
Leonard Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy
Harvard Medical School

Marc Goldwein
Sr. Vice President and Sr. Policy Director
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Susan Dentzer
Visiting Fellow
Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy
Duke University

10:40 - 11:40 a.m. II. Health Care Spending & Value: New Dimensions

Elisabeth Rosenthal – Moderator & Rapporteur
Kaiser Health News

Dan Polsky
Bloomberg School of Public Health & Carey Business School
Johns Hopkins University

Rena Conti
Assoc. Professor, Markets, Public Policy & Law
Questrom Business School
Boston University

Ziad Haydar
Senior Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer
Ascension Healthcare

Chapin White
Adjunct Senior Policy Researcher
Rand Corporation

11:45 - 1:05 p.m. III. Health Care Spending & Value: Data, Policy, Vulnerable Populations & the Future

Joanne Kenen - Moderator & Provocateur
Executive Editor
Health Care, POLITICO

Niall Brennan
President & CEO
Health Care Cost Institute

Sabrina Corlette
Research Professor
Georgetown University Center on Health Insurance Reforms

Diane Rowland
Executive Vice President
Kaiser Family Foundation

1:05 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch and Informal Discussion