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NATIONAL CONGRESS ON THE
UN AND UNDER INSURED

From Practical Local and Regional Solutions to State and National Health Reform

December 9 - 12, 2007
Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
Washington, DC

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NATIONAL CONGRESS ON THE UN AND UNDER INSURED
From Practical Local and Regional Solutions to State and National Health Reform
September 22 - 24, 2008
Washington, DC
www.UninsuredCongress.com


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PRESIDENTIAL AND PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE HEALTH POLICY ADVISORS

M. Gregg Bloche, JD, MD
Adviser to the Barack Obama Campaign, Professor of Law, Georgetown Law School; Non-Resident Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institute, Adjunct Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Washington, DC

Lanhee J. Chen
Domestic Policy Director, Romney for President, Inc., Six-Time Winner, Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, Former Domestic Policy Adviser, Bush-Cheney '04, Cambridge, MA

Peter Harbage
Adviser to the John Edwards Campaign, Senior Program Associate, Health Policy Program, The New America Foundation, Washington, DC

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, PhD
Adviser to the John McCain Campaign, Former Director, Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC

Allan Hubbard
Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, and Director, National Economic Council, The White House, Former Executive Director, Council on Competitiveness, Washington, DC

Donald W. Moran
Adviser to the Rudy Giuliani Campaign, President, The Moran Company, Former Executive Associate Director for Budget & Legislation, US Office of Management & Budget, Washington, DC

Laurie Rubiner
Adviser to the Hillary Clinton Campaign, Legislative Director, Senator Hillary Clinton, Washington, DC

Barbara Markham Smith, Esq.
Policy Director for Senator Chris Dodd, Washington, DC

DEFINING THE ISSUE OF THE UN AND UNDER INSURED

Henry J. Aaron, PhD
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies and The Bruce and Virginia MacLaury Chair, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC

Gerard Anderson, PhD
Professor of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Stuart M. Butler, PhD
Vice President, Domestic and Economic Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC

Paul B. Ginsburg, Ph.D.
President, Center for Studying Health System Change, Washington, DC

John Iglehart
Founding Editor, Health Affairs, Washington, DC (Uninsured Congress Chair)

Len M. Nichols, PhD
Director, Health Policy Program, New America Foundation, Washington, DC

Uwe E. Reinhardt, PhD
James Madison Professor of Political Economy, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Ian D. Spatz
Vice President, Public Policy Merck & Co., Inc., Washington, DC

Rosemary A. Stevens, PhD
DeWitt Wallace Distinguished Scholar, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

THE CURRENT LEGAL, REGULATORY AND COMPLIANCE ENVIRONMENT

Patrick Coffey, Esq.
Partner, Lord, Bissell & Brook LLP, Chicago, IL

Kelly M. Dermody, Esq.
Partner, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, Plaintiffs' Counsel in Uninsured Billing Cases, San Francisco, CA

Suzie Draper
Corporate Compliance and Privacy Officer, Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, UT


Gayle S. Everidge-White
National Director, Community Benefit Planning and Compliance, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA


Judith E. Kindell, Esq.
Tax Law Specialist EO Rulings and Agreements, Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, IRS, Washington, DC

David F. Buysse, Esq.
Senior Assistant Attorney General, Special Litigation Bureau, Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Chicago, IL

Gregory M. Luce, Esq.
Partner and Co-chair, Health Care Practice, Jones Day, Defense Counsel in Uninsured Billing Cases, Washington, DC

Charlotte S. Yeh, MD
Regional Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in Region I, Boston, MA

T. J. Sullivan, JD, LLM
Partner, Drinker Biddle & Gardner Carton, Former Special Assistant to the IRS Assistant Commissioner, Washington, DC (Legal Issues Co chair)

CURRENT INITIATIVES TO CARE FOR/COVER THE UNINSURED

John M. Gaudet
Executive Director Bedlam, Bedlam Alliance for Community Health, Tulsa, OK

John W. Gressman
President and Chief Executive Officer, San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium, San Francisco, CA

Maureen Hanrahan
National Director, Medicaid and Subsidy Programs, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA

Stephen Isaacs, Esq.
Founding Partner, Isaacs/Jellinek, Former Professor of Public Health, Columbia University, San Francisco, CA

Paul Jellinek
Founding Partner, Isaacs/Jellinek, Former Vice President, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Co author, Is There a (Volunteer) Doctor in the House? Free Clinics and Volunteer Physician Referral Networks in the United States, Mercerville, NJ

David L. Knowlton
President and Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, Member, Board of Directors, The HealthWell Foundation, Gaithersburg, MD

Gene Marie O'Connell
Chief Executive Officer, San Francisco General Hospital, Chair, National Association of Public Hospitals & Health Systems, San Francisco, CA

Diane Rowland
Executive Vice-President, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Executive Director, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Washington, DC

Eligio G. White
Clinica Sierra Vista, Inc., Chair, National Association of Community Health Centers, Inc., Bakersfield, CA

NATIONAL HEALTH REFORM

Drew E. Altman, PhD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Former Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Human Services, Washington, DC

Michael F. Cannon, MA, JM
Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute, Former Domestic Policy Analyst, United States Senate Republican Policy Committee, Washington, DC

Sara R. Collins, PhD
Assistant Vice President, Future of Health Insurance, The Commonwealth Fund, New York, NY

Linda M. Dillman
Executive Vice President, Risk Management, Benefits and Sustainability, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Bentonville, AR

Jason Furman, PhD
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Director, The Hamilton Project, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC

David U. Himmelstein, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Co-founder, Physicians for a National Health Program, Cambridge, MA

Edward F. Howard, JD
Executive Vice President, Alliance for Health Reform, Former General Counsel, Pepper Commission, Washington, DC

Jeanne Lambrew, PhD
Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, Washington, DC

John Lumpkin, MD, MPH
Senior Vice President and Director, Health Care Group, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Chair, National Committee on Vital Health Statistics, Former Director, Illinois Department of Public Health, Princeton, NJ

Thomas P. Miller, Esq.
Resident Fellow, AEI, Washington, DC

Ron Pollack, Esq.
Founding Executive Director, Families USA, Founder and Chair, Health Assistance Partnership, Former Dean, Antioch School of Law, Former Founding Executive Director, Food Research and Action Center, Washington, DC

Sara Rosenbaum, JD
Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University, Washington, DC

Mark D. Smith, MD, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer, California HealthCare Foundation, Oakland, CA (National Health Reform Co chair)

STATE HEALTH REFORM

Richard Figueroa, MBA
Health Care Advisor, Office of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Member, State of California Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board (MRMIB), Sacramento, CA

Jon Kingsdale, PhD
Executive Director, Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority, Boston, MA

Carmen Hooker Odom
President, Milbank Memorial Fund, Former Secretary, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, New York, NY


Raymond C. Scheppach, PhD
Executive Director, National Governors Association, Former Deputy Director, Congressional Budget Office, Washington, DC


Laura Tobler, MPP
Program Director, National Conference of State Legislatures, Denver, CO


Jennifer Tolbert, MPH
Principle Policy Analyst, Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Kaiser Family Foundation, Washington, DC



Alan R. Weil, JD, MPP
Executive Director and President, National Academy for State Health Policy, Former Executive Director, Colorado Department, of Health Care Policy and Financing, Portland, ME (State Health Reform Co chair)

THE INDUSTRY RESPONDS

Ronald M. Davis, MD, MA
President, American Medical Association, Director, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Henry Ford Health System, Preventive Medicine Specialist, East Lansing, MI

Karen Ignagni, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer, America's Health Insurance Plans, Former Director, AFL-CIO Department of Employee Benefits, Washington, DC

Charles N. (Chip) Kahn, III, MPH
President, Federation of American Hospitals, and Former President, Health Insurance Association of America, Washington, DC

Scott P. Serota, MHA
President and Chief Executive Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Chicago, IL

Richard Umbdenstock
President and Chief Executive Officer, American Hospital Association, Past Chair, Board of Trustees, American Hospital Association, Washington, DC

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS

Jonathan Cohn
Senior Editor, The New Republic, Author, Sick: The Untold Story of America's Health Care Crisis - and the People Who Pay the Price, Washington, DC

Rushika Fernandopulle, MD, MPP
Founder, Renaissance Health, Former Executive Director, Harvard Interfaculty Program for Health Systems Improvement, Massachusetts General Hospital, Co author, Uninsured in America - Life and Death in the Land of Opportunity, Boston, MA

Mary R. Grealy, Esq.
President, Healthcare Leadership Council, Former Chief Washington Counsel, American Hospital Association, Former Chief Operating Officer and Executive Counsel, Federation of American Hospitals, Washington, DC

Jacob S. Hacker, PhD
Professor of Political Science, Yale University, Author, The Great Risk Shift: The Assault on American Jobs, Families, Health Care, and Retirement - And How You Can Fight Back, New Haven, CT

Katharina Janus, PhD
Commonwealth Fund Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy, Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Former Senior Lecturer, Hannover Medical School, New York, NY (International Coverage Co chair)

Sally C. Pipes
President, Pacific Research Institute, Author, Miracle Cure: How to Solve America's Health Care Crisis and Why Canada Isn't the Answer, San Francisco, CA

Ken Terry
Senior Editor, Medical Economics Magazine, Author, Rx for Healthcare Reform, Woodcliff Lake, NJ

Celinda Lake
President, Lake Research Partners, Washington, DC


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FEATURING TRACKS ON
  • National Health Reform
  • State Health Reform
  • Medicaid and Children's Health
  • International Lessons
  • The Role of Safety Net Providers
  • Provider Strategies in Serving the Uninsured
  • Case Studies in Community-Based Initiatives
  • Legal Issues

ABOUT THE UNINSURED
Cover the Uninsured: Fact Sheet

Profiles of the Uninsured

State by State

COVER THE UNINSURED WEEK
Cover the Uninsured Week, www.CoverThe Uninsured.org, will focus on covering kids as an important first step toward covering all Americans.

KAISER SIDE-BY-SIDE 2008 PRESIDENTIAL HEALTHCARE PROPOSALS
http://www.health08.org/ sidebyside.cfm

KAISER INTERACTIVE OF STATE HEALTH REFORM PROPOSALS
http://www.kff.org/ uninsured/ kcmu_statehealth reform.cfm



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