ASLME Insider - 06/22/2017  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Rep. Henry A. Waxman to speak at the Next Steps in Health Reform Conference!
Announcements
•  Call for Papers: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic!
Conferences and Events
•  40th Annual Health Law Professors Conference Wrap-Up
Publications
•  JLME Update
Membership
•  Member Spotlight: Peter Jacobson!

 

Rep. Henry A. Waxman to speak at the Next Steps in Health Reform Conference!

Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Matthews Burwell will also be delivering the Keynote Address at the Next Steps in Health Reform Conference. Join us in D.C. this October!

The American Society for Law, Medicine & Ethics and American University Washington College of Law invite you to Washington, D.C. for

Next Steps in Health Reform
October 26-28, 2017
American University Washington College of Law

This meeting brings together academic experts, policymakers, and private sector leaders from across the country to discuss the dynamic health reform landscape.

Leading experts will present cutting edge issues facing federal and state lawmakers, agency officials, public interest groups, and the health care industry, including:

•    Health care delivery and payment reform, including value-based purchasing, transparency, and drug pricing;
•    Private insurance regulation, including coverage for individuals with pre-existing conditions, tax credits, and essential health benefits;
•    The future of Medicaid and CHIP, including financing and eligibility reform and the evolving federal-state relationship;
•    Responses by states and communities to the changing federal role in health care.

Check out the conference website here or contact conferences@aslme.org with any questions.

Join the conversation on Twitter at #NextStepsinHealthReform