Monday, September 27, 2010

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION: HEALTH CARE REFORM: THE NEXT HORIZON FOR TRUE CHANGE

Moderator: David Albertson Employee Benefit Group Editorial Director and Conference Co-Chair, SOURCEMEDIA
Panelist: Kay Curling, SPHR Senior Vice President, Human Resources, SALIENT FEDERAL SOLUTIONS, INC. ,BOARD OF DIRECTORS, VA STATE BOARD OF HEALTH
Panelist: Ray Fabius, M.D., FAAP, FACPE Chief Medical Officer, THOMSON REUTERS
Panelist: Arthur Southam, MD, MBA, MPH Executive Vice President, Health Plan Operations, KAISER PERMANENTE
Panelist: Steven E. Wojcik Vice President, Public Policy, NATIONAL BUSINESS GROUP ON HEALTH

Historic health care reform became the law of the land March 23rd, yet it was only the beginning of a long voyage to implementation that has left many benefit sponsors wondering how all the pieces fit together.  Many will seek to pursue private-sector initiatives they believe are the real hope of cost containment and better health for American citizens, while others ponder the very underpinnings of plan sponsorship.  Join our panel of leading experts to examine these critical next steps toward true health care reform itself, where the government intitiatives fit in and how private-sector companies can engage in new efforts to increase overall efficiency, contain costs and improve quality of care.

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