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Health Affairs Issue Briefing, Economic Trends & Quality Trade-offs

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October 8, 2013
8:30-11:00 AM ET


National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor, Ballroom
Washington, DC


Please join Health Affairs Founding Editor John Iglehart on Tuesday, October 8, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, for a Health Affairs briefing at which we unveil the October 2013 issue, “Economic Trends And Quality Trade-offs.”

8:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
John Iglehart, Founding Editor, Health Affairs

8:35 a.m. Panel I: Substantial Health and Economic Returns from Delayed Aging May Warrant a New Focus for Medical Research
Presenter: Dana Goldman, Norman Topping Chair in Medicine and Public Policy at the University of Southern California and Director, Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
Responders: Robert Berenson, Institute Fellow, The Urban Institute
Randall Krakauer, National Medical Director, Consumer Segment, Aetna
Sue Peschin, CEO, Alliance for Aging Research
Thomas Prohaska, Dean, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University

9:45 a.m. Panel 2: Growth of Per Capita Employer-Sponsored Insurance Spending Slowed to Historically Low Levels, 2007-11
: Caroline Nicole S. Herrera, Director of Research, Health Care Cost Institute
Responders: Troyen Brennan, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, CVS Caremark
Robert W. DuBois, Chief Scientific Officer, National Pharmaceutical Council
Robert Reischauer, Former President, The Urban Institute
Leaonrd D. Schaeffer, Judge Robert Maclay Widney Professor and Chair, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

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