get engaged - Health Care Reform Symposium
AFFORDABILITY & QUALITY: CAN WE HAVE BOTH?
Unitarian Universalist Church, 333 Dubois Road, Annapolis, Maryland
Friday, September 28, 2018 -- 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Registration [8:30 - 9:00 with continental breakfast]
Welcome and Introductions
Beth Sammis, CHF President & Co-Convener, Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of MD
Affordability & Quality: Can We Have Both? - Where we have come from and where we are going?
John M. Colmers - Senior Vice President, Health Care Transformation and Strategic Planning, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Affordability & Quality: The Maryland Perspective - The view from four agencies working to address the issues with a facilitated discussion of the impact on and/or challenges for consumers
Moderator, Steve Ports - Health Care Consultant and former Principal Deputy Director, Health Services Cost Review Commission
MIchele Eberle - Executive Director, Maryland Health Benefit Exchange
Katie Wunderlich - Executive Director, Health Services Cost Review Commission
Howard Haft - Deputy Secretary, Maryland Department of Health
Ben Steffen - Executive Director, Maryland Health Care Commission
Affordability & Quality: Perspectives from the Field - Break out session to discuss the current landscape and opportunities and challenges ahead. CHF will provide a post-symposium report.
Moderator - Shari Curtis - Program Manager, Maryland Health Connection, Prince George's County Department of Social Services
Affordability & Quality: Opportunities for Action - Policy & Advocacy - Panelists will provide their perspectives on policy, legislative and advocacy strategies to promote consumer engagement.
Moderator - Leni Preston, Vice-President, Consumer Health First
Robyn Elliott, Principal, Public Policy Partners
Ellen Albritton, Senior Policy Analyst, Families USA
Hillery Tsumba, Director, Strategy and External Affairs Primary Care Coalition