Health Policy Ahead: Conversation with Congressional Staff

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Top congressional health care staff members will meet with reporters December 5 to discuss what you need to know to cover health care policy in the lame duck session and in 2015.

Republican and Democratic health care staff members from both the House and Senate will brief reporters and take questions about upcoming health care policy issues. They may address such subjects as Medicare’s Sustainable Growth Rate (Medicare’s physician payment system), CHIP, implementation of the ACA, and implications of the mid-term election.

Lisa Grabert, professional staff, House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health, Chairman Camp, Republican staff

Cybele Bjorklund, staff director, House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health, Democratic staff

Rodney Whitlock, health policy director, office of Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, a senior Republican on the Senate Finance Committee

Elizabeth Jurinka, chief health policy adviser, Senate Finance Committee, Democratic staff

Marilyn Serafini of the Alliance will moderate.

Contact: Marilyn Serafini mserafini@allhealth.org (202)789-2300