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Health Affairs FORUM*

November 16, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:45 am

Health Reform: From the Midterms to 2020

What role did health care play in the 2018 midterm elections and what does that mean for the 2020 presidential election? Two Health Affairs papers released ahead of print on November 16 will outline potential health reform policies that may be a part of Democratic and Republican candidate proposals in the 2020 election. A panel of experts will discuss potential issues and implications of the proposals. R.S.V.P. – Click Here!


9:30 am – Welcome and Introductions, Alan Weil, Editor-in-Chief, Health Affairs

9:35 am – Opening Remarks, David Blumenthal, President, The Commonwealth Fund

9:40 am – Why Campaign Platforms Matter, Jeanne Lambrew, Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation

9:45 am – Health Reform In The 2018 Election, Erika Franklin Fowler, Associate Professor of Government, Wesleyan University Director, Wesleyan Media Project

10:00 am – Health Reform 2020

 “Choices Among Medicare-Like Plans for the 2020 Health Reform Debate,” Sherry Glied, Dean, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University

Getting Ready for Health Reform 2020: Improving Upon the State Innovation Approach” Lanhee Chen, Director of Domestic Policy Studies, Public Policy Program, Stanford University

10:30 am – Reactions To Health Reform 2020
Rodney L. Whitlock, Vice President, Health Policy, ML Strategies
Adaeze Enekwechi, Vice President, McDermott + Consulting
Meena Seshamani, Assistant Professor, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Josh Archambault, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Government Accountability

10:45 am – Discussion With 6 Presenters followed by Audience Q&A, Alan Weil, Moderator

11:40 am – Final Remarks, Alan Weil

11:45 am – Adjourn

Health Affairs thanks The Century Foundation and The Commonwealth Fund for their generous support of the papers and event.

Follow Live Tweets from the briefing @Health_Affairs, and join the conversation with #healthreform2020. R.S.V.P. – Click Here!