Real Voices, Real Needs, Real News
Join us for our 5th annual National Voices of Medicare Summit & Senator Jay Rockefeller Lecture! Connect with leading experts and advocates to discuss best practices, challenges and successes in efforts to improve access to quality health coverage and care. Be a part of the conversation on health care activism, civic engagement, and efforts to preserve (and enhance) the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, and Medicaid. We're honored to have Senators Chris Murphy and Jay Rockefeller present to help participants think about building a healthy future for all Americans.
March 22, 2018
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, EDT
Kaiser Family Foundation
1330 G. Street, NW
Breakfast and Lunch will be served
Individual Registration: $225
This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission of Alabama for a maximum of 4.5 hours' credit. It is our understanding that by meeting the CLE standards of the state of Alabama, the Summit will likely also meet the standards in most other states. We will provide participants who sign the Summit’s CLE Registration list with a packet of materials they can use when applying for CLE credits in other states.
- Start the day with remarks from Tricia Neuman (VP, Kaiser Family Foundation)
- Learn from Rep. Debbie Dingell about the need for audiology coverage in Medicare.
- Participate in a conversation led by Sean Cavanaugh (Former CMS Medicare Director), with Nancy-Ann Deparle (Former CMS Administrator, Clinton Administration and lead Affordable Care architect, Obama Administration), Chris Jennings (Health policy expert and health policy leader, Clinton and Obama Administrations), and Kate McEvoy (VP, Board – National Association of Medicaid Directors)
- Hear from a panel of experts about active responses to health care cuts, led by Max Richtman (National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare), with Ben Wikler (MoveOn), Khelan Bhatia (AARP), Ilene Stein (Assistant Legislative Director, SEIU) and Topher Spiro (Center for American Progress)
- Listen to Senator Chris Murphy (D. CT) present the Rockefeller Lecture with an introduction by Senator Rockefeller and a follow-up discussion and Q&A led by Judy Feder (Georgetown University/Urban Institute)
- Honor Josephine Kalipeni, Director of Policy and Partnerships at Caring Across Generations, and the winner of the 2nd annual Alfred J. Chiplin, Jr. Award. The award will be presented by last year's winner, and Center for Medicare Advocacy Chiplin Senior Fellow, Ben F. Belton.
- Laugh and Learn with a fast-paced Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me: Healthcare Hot Topics
Check out some highlights from the 2017 Summit