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2013 VNAA Public Policy Leadership Conference

Washington Court Hotel, Washington, DC

September 18-19, 2013

PDFFinal agenda now available for download. (8/17/2013)

7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 8:15 a.m. Welcome

  • Tracey Moorhead, President and CEO, VNAA
  • Ellen RothbergVice Chair, VNAA Board of Directors

8:15 - 8:45 a.m. Policy Briefing

  • Kathleen Sheehan, Vice President of Public Policy, VNAA
  • Neleen Rubin, President, Rubin Health Policy Consulting

8:45 - 9:15 a.m. Congressional Staff Presentation

  • Kristin Welsh, Health Policy Advisor, Senate Finance Committee

9:15 - 9:30 a.m. Conference Overview

  • Kathleen SheehanVice President of Public Policy, VNAA

9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Congressional Staff Presentation

  • Lisa Grabert, MPHProfessional Staff Member, Ways and Means Committee
  • Jennifer Friedman, Deputy Staff Director, Ways and Means Committee
  • Kathleen Sheehan, Vice President of Public Policy, VNAA (Moderator)

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Policy Briefing

  • Lena O'RourkePresident, O'Rourke Health Policy Strategies
  • Bob WardwellSenior Policy Advisor, VNAA

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. CMS Medicare Speaker

  • Laurence Wilson, Director, Chronic Care Policy Group, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Bob Wardwell, Senior Policy Advisor, VNAA (Moderator)

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker

  • Dr. Mark Miller, PhD, Executive Director, MedPAC

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Innovation Keynote Speaker

  • Cheri Lattimer, RN, BSN, Executive Director, Case Management Society of America

2:00 - 4:45 p.m. Capitol Hill Visits

Attendees are encouraged to meet with their congressional delegation during this time.

5:00. - 7:00 p.m. Congressional Reception

  • Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)
  • Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.)
  • Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio)
  • Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.)

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Welcome

  • Tracey Moorhead, President and CEO, VNAA

8:45 - 9:45 a.m. Keynote Speaker

  • Bruce Siegel, MD, MPH, President and CEO, America's Essential Hospitals

9:45 - 10:00 a.m. Closing Remarks

  • Tracey Moorhead, President and CEO, VNAA

10:00 - 5:00 p.m. Capitol Hill Visits

Attendees are encouraged to meet with their congressional delegation during this time.


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