Empowering State Policymakers in Healthcare Reform

 
Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown
              
1420 Stout St, Denver, CO
Date:      Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Time:      3:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
 
3:00  p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  |  PANEL 1: MEDICAID, MANDATES, AND FEDERAL EFFECTS ON STATES
 
The panel will provide important insights from both federal and state policy experts on the current state of federal healthcare policy, how federal reforms influence state health markets, and how legislators can assess reforms needed for their state.
  • Charles Blahous, Senior Research Fellow, The Mercatus Center at George Mason University
  • Rea Hederman, Executive Vice President, The Buckeye Institute (Ohio)
  • Moderated by: Karen CzarneckiMercatus Center at George Mason University
 
4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.  |  PANEL 2: FRAMEWORK FOR A FREER, MORE EFFICIENT HEALTHCARE MARKET
 
Featuring the Mercatus Center’s groundbreaking research, the Healthcare Openness and Access Project, the panel will highlight state efforts to champion healthcare reform and the lessons learned in the various states.
 
Remarks: Fortress & Frontier in Healthcare: Bob Graboyes, Senior Research Fellow, The Mercatus Center at George Mason University
 
Remarks: Improving Access in Healthcare: Darcy N. Bryan, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, University of California, Riverside
 
Panel Discussion:
 
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.  |  RECEPTION
 
For questions, please contact Jen Campbell at jcampbell@mercatus.gmu.edu or 703.993.4967.