National Health Policy Conference

  • March 08 – 09, 2017
  • Washington, D.C.
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Washington, D.C.

AHIP’s National Health Policy Conference delves deeply into our nation’s top policy priorities as we work together to improve our health care system. Join the conversation.

No Other Conference Delivers Experts and Insights Like AHIP

Learn what’s working now, and what’s on the horizon for our health care system. The agenda will be filled with the expert speakers you want to hear from and the topics you need to know more about. You’ll gain insight into ways to help your organization develop sound solutions to our industry’s most challenging issues.

  • What’s the future of health reform?
  • What’s the view of the top policy priorities on the Hill, from the NAIC, from CMS, and in the States?
  • Innovative ways to help modernize delivery systems
  • Preparing for potential impacts on the cost of care
  • Refining payment reform and benefit design
  • Managing high drug spending

We’re talking about value, innovation, outcomes, and accessibility. We’re talking about successful collaborations that help increase the quality of care.

We’re talking about making health care work. Be a part of the conversation. Register today.

Another Outstanding Agenda

Add the National Conference on Individual & Small-Group Markets, March 9-10, to your National Health Policy Conference registration and take advantage of discounted rates.

Save with Early Registration Discounts before February 1.

Why Should You Attend: Face-to-Face Value

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85%

Say that in-person meetings are preferred over virtual alternatives.

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75%

Say that networking and making connections are important.

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71%

Have strong desire for opportunities for social interactions and discussion while attending.

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  • March 08
  • March 09
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Looking at our Health Care System: Many Dimensions - All Interconnected

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National Health Policy Conference

March 08
7:00 am
5:15 pm

Registration and Information Desk Open

7:45 am
8:30 am

Sponsored Breakfast Briefings

8:30 am
9:45 am

Special Session

9:45 am
10:10 am

The Role of Health Plans in Improving Health Care for Every American

Welcome and Opening Keynote
10:10 am
10:40 am

The Future of Health Reform

General Session
10:40 am
11:00 am

Break with Table Tops

11:00 am
11:45 am

Modernizing the Health Care Delivery System Under Health Care 2.0

General Session
11:45 am
12:30 pm

2017 Health Policy Priorities: Perspectives from NAIC

General Session
12:30 pm
1:00 pm

Break with Table Tops

1:00 pm
2:15 pm

The Future of Telemedicine and What’s Next for Health IT

Luncheon Session
2:15 pm
2:45 pm

Dessert Break with Table Tops

2:45 pm
3:30 pm

Improving Health Care: Lessons from Business

General Session
3:30 pm
4:10 pm

Refining the Framework for Payment Reform and Benefit Design to Improve Health Care

General Session
4:10 pm
4:25 pm

Break with Table Tops

4:25 pm
5:15 pm

High Drug Spending: What’s the Policy Prescription?

General Session
5:15 pm
6:15 pm

Opening Reception with Table Tops

March 09
7:15 am
5:35 pm

Registration and Information Desk Open

7:45 am
8:30 am

Sponsored Breakfast Briefings

8:30 am
9:30 am

2017 Health Policy Priorities: Perspectives from the Hill

General Session
9:30 am
10:20 am

The Impact of Health Reform on Cost of Care

General Session

David M. Cutler, PhD

Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics

Harvard University

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Douglas Holtz-Eakin

President

American Action Forum

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Gail R. Wilensky, PhD

Senior Fellow

Project HOPE

View Speaker Biography

10:20 am
10:40 am

Break with Table Tops

10:40 am
11:10 am

2017 Health Policy Priorities: View from CMS

General Session
11:10 am
12:00 pm

2017 Health Policy Priorities in the States

Closing General Session
12:00 pm
12:00 pm

National Health Policy Conference Adjourns

12:15 pm
1:00 pm

Sponsored Lunch Briefings

1:15 pm
1:15 pm

AHIP’s 2017 National Conference on the Individual and Small Group Markets Begins

Will we see you in D.C.?

Hotel and Travel Information

The Ritz-Carlton
1150 22nd Street NW, Washington, DC 20037

Spring is the time to be in D.C.
The dreary winter season is transitioning to a bright, blooming season in D.C. It’s a terrific setting to plan for the year ahead. Conveniently located, AHIP’s National Health Policy Conference is where you can be a part of the conversation. So sign up for the conference and receive special hotel rates!

As an added bonus, nearby you’ll find plenty of walkable green spaces, D.C.-only attractions like the White House, Cherry Blossoms (possibly!), Smithsonian Museums and the National Mall, and great restaurants for when you need to take a short break from it all.

We’ve negotiated special room rates to help stretch even the most limited travel budgets. Make your hotel reservations today!

The Ritz-Carlton Washington
1150 22nd Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
Phone: 202-835-0500
Toll-free: 1.800.241.3333

HOTEL INFORMATION

The AHIP group rate is $389.00 Single or Double plus 14.5% sales tax. The group rate is available until Wednesday, February 8, 2017, or when the room block has sold out (whichever comes first). This cut-off is a guideline and not a guarantee of availability.

Rooms at this rate are being held for arrival on Sunday, March 5, 2017 and departure on Friday, March 10, 2017. Space is limited. Reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis and the contracted rate is available to AHIP conference attendees only.

To reserve your room online today go to http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/washington-dc/dc, click on the “Reserve Now” button (far left on page), on the next page select travel dates, number of rooms and number of guests and enter the group code HIPHIPA for the conference group rate then click on the “Check Availability” button. On the next page select room type and follow the remaining screens to finalize your reservation. Or call the Ritz Carlton reservations number at 1.800.241.3333 and refer to the group code HIPHIPA for the America’s Health Insurance Plans’ Conference. Space is limited.

All room reservations must be accompanied by a first and last night’s room deposit guaranteed with a major credit card. If a reservation is cancelled within 21-14 days prior to arrival, the individual will forfeit the deposit of the first and last night’s stay. If reservation is cancelled with 13 days prior to arrival, the individual will be charged the entire length of stay.

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