summit on Health Care Costs In America



8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Registration and Light Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Mary Ella Payne, R.N., MSPH
Acting President and CEO, Alliance for Health Policy

Reed Tuckson, M.D. 
Board Chair, Alliance for Health Policy;
President, Tuckson Health Connections

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.

Keynote 1

Where Does the Money Go?

Jessica Banthin, Ph.D.

Deputy Assistant Director, Health, Retirement, and Long Term Analysis,
Congressional Budget Office

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Panel 1

Are We Spending on the Right Things?

Stacy Becker, MPP, M.S.
Vice President of Programs, ReThink Health

Rachel Block
Program Officer, Milbank Memorial Fund

Tom Miller, J.D.
Resident Fellow, America Enterprise Institute

Joe Selby, M.D., MPH
Executive Director, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Fourth speaker: TBD

Moderator: Reed Tuckson, M.D. 
Board Chair, Alliance for Health Policy;
Managing Director, Tuckson Health Connections

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.     


10:15 – 11:00 a.m.

Panel 2

What do consumers really want?

Mollyann Brodie, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Executive Operations and Executive Director for Public Opinion and Survey Research, Kaiser Family Foundation

Robin Gelburd, J.D.
President, FAIR Health

James Gelfand, J.D.
Senior Vice President, Health Policy, ERISA Industry Committee

Moderator: Kirsten Sloan
Board Member, Alliance for Health Policy;
Vice President, Policy, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Keynote 2

What Are Some Emerging Trends and Disrupters?

Farzad Mostashari, M.D., M.Sc.

Co-Founder and CEO, Aledade

11:15 – 12:00 p.m.

Panel 3

What Are Feasible Policy Goals?

Doug Holtz-Eakin, Ph.D.
President, American Action Forum

Topher Spiro, J.D.
Vice President, Health Policy; Senior Fellow, Economic Policy;
Center for American Progress

Moderator: Julie Rovner
Robin Toner Distinguished Fellow and Chief Washington Correspondent, Kaiser Health News