Health Reform & the 2008 Elections -- Conference Featuring Top Policy Makers from Capitol Hill, Health Aides for the Clinton, McCain and Obama Campaigns, and State Reform Experts

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Hear directly from key policy makers on potential health reforms that could have implications for everyone from patient to payer. Featured speakers include: Senators Rockefeller, Hatch and Wyden, and Congressmen Camp, Rangel, Stark and Waxman; plus panels of: top health aides for Senators Clinton, McCain and Obama; leaders of influential health care organizations; experts from four Washington think tanks; and health policy advisors from California, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Vermont.

Atlantic Information Services, Inc. is pleased to announce its upcoming conference, "Health Reform and the 2008 Elections: What's Ahead for Health Care Access, Delivery and Financing?" being held July 10-11 on Capitol Hill. This unique 2-day forum is designed to give health plans, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and other health care organizations the opportunity to meet and interact with the nation's top health policy makers.

The debate about how to fix the health care system will reach a fever-pitch when the 111th Congress and new President begin their work in 2009. And the chances of major health system reform will be greater than they've been for 15 years, with potentially staggering implications for everyone, in policy areas including:

-- Universal coverage
-- Medicare
-- Mandated benefits
-- Value-based insurance
-- Consumer-driven plans
-- Employer mandates
-- Individual mandates
-- State-based solutions

Go to http://www.aishealth.com/Products/W8HPC.html for a complete program agenda and registration information.

Speakers

-- Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller, IV (D-West Virginia) Chairman, Senate Finance Subcommittee on Health Care
-- Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) Member, Senate Finance Subcommittee on Health Care
-- Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) Ranking Republican, Senate Finance Subcommittee on Health Care
-- Congressman Pete Stark (D-California) Chairman, House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health
-- Congressman Henry Waxman (D-California) Chairman, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
-- Congressman Dave Camp (R-Michigan) Ranking Republican, House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health
-- Congressman Charles Rangel (D-New York) Chairman, House Ways and Means Committee

Additional panel presentations will feature:

-- Executives from influential health business organizations such as America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), American Hospital Association, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and AARP
-- Health policy analysts from Washington think tanks, including: The Commonwealth Fund, Brookings Institution, The Heritage Foundation and American Enterprise Institute

Conference Rates:

Early-Bird Rate: $1,050
Standard Rate: $1,150
*Deduct $100 for each additional registrant from your organization.

How to register:

1) Call 800-521-4323
2) Visit http://www.aishealth.com/Products/W8HPC.html

About Atlantic Information Services

AIS develops highly targeted news, data and strategic information for managers in hospitals, health plans, medical group practices, pharmaceutical companies and other health care organizations.

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