Strategies for Improving the Affordability of High-Quality Health Care & Coverage

A Major New Report from the National Coalition on Health Care


Tuesday Jul 10, 2018 10:00 am to 11:30 am EDT
Capitol Visitors Ctr
Room SVC 203/202
United States

Please join the National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC) for the release of a major new report on the health care affordability crisis and options to address it.

Building on a series of regional leadership summits, this report will describe the extent and impacts of the crisis, analyze drivers of high costs and poor health outcomes that led to the crisis; and sets out a series of options to make care and coverage more affordable

Topics to be addressed will include;

  • public health 
  • health care workforce
  • alternative payment models
  • hospital competition
  • pharmaceutical prices
  • insurance market stabilization, and
  • value-based insurance designs.



Presentation of Report Findings:

  • John Rother, JD,  President and CEO, National Coalition on Health Care

Expert Perspectives:

  • Gerard Anderson, PhD, Professor of Health Policy and Management and Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Hospital Finance & Management, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Shawn Maree Bishop, MPP, Vice President, Advancing Medicare and Controlling Health Costs, The Commonwealth Fund
  • Paul B. Ginsburg, PhD, Director, USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy; Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair in Health Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution; Professor of Health Policy and Director of Public Policy, Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Southern California
  • Jack Lewin, MD, (Moderator) Chairman of the Board, National Coalition on Health Care

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