Agenda

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM: Registration and Networking Breakfast
9:15 AM – 9:20 AM: WELCOME - No More Excuses - Solving the Healthcare Cost Crisis
  • Tim Lash, Chief Strategy Officer and EVP, Successful Aging, West Health; President, West Health Policy Center
9:20 AM – 9:45 AM: INTRODUCTORY REMARKS - High Costs, Broken Promises: The Time is Now
9:45 AM – 10:30 AM: KEYNOTE - Healthcare Costs: "The Tapeworm on American Business"
10:30 AM – 10:35 AM: SPOTLIGHT - Real People Caught in the Crosshairs of High Prices
10:35 AM – 11:15 PM: KEYNOTE - Exorbitant Healthcare Spending Undermining Our Vital Needs
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM: Networking Lunch
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM: KEYNOTE - Taking Bold Action to Disrupt Healthcare Costs
  • Andy Slavitt, MBA, Senior Advisor, Bipartisan Policy Center; Former Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
12:15 – 12:20 PM: SPOTLIGHT - Real People Caught in the Crosshairs of High Prices
12:20 PM –1:00 PM: PANEL - The Politics of Reining in Healthcare Costs (Framers, Shamers and Gamers)
1:00 PM – 1:20 PM: FIRESIDE CHAT - The Value-based Care Movement: How to Ensure Better Care at Lower Costs
  • Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, Director and Professor, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy; Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
1:20 – 1:25 PM: SPOTLIGHT - Real People Caught in the Crosshairs of High Prices
  • David Mitchell, Founder and President, Patients For Affordable Drugs
1:25 PM – 2:05 PM: PANEL - Pioneering Strategies for Lowering Drug Costs
2:05 PM – 2:45 PM: What are the Prospects of Real Change for Fixing the Healthcare Cost Crisis?
  • Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Former Secretary, United States Department of Health and Human Services
  • Kathleen Sebelius, Former Secretary, United State Department of Health and Human Services; Former Governor; State of Kansas
2:45 PM: Closing Remarks - The Gameplan