Tuesday, October 20, 2015
As more people secure health coverage and the rate of uninsured drops, questions about the affordability of that coverage and the underlying costs of health care take center stage. Maryland has long been a leader with its all payer hospital rate setting efforts and now Massachusetts and Vermont are working on comprehensive reforms –global budgets- to address health care costs. Learn more about how these three states are addressing the total cost of care and the cost conundrum.
Donna Kinzer, Executive Director of Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission will address the state’s payer hospital rate-setting efforts. Hear David Seltz, Executive Director, Health Policy Commission, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and Al Gobeille, Chair, Green Mountain Care Board how their states are working on comprehensive reforms and global budgets to address health care costs. NASHP Executive Director Trish Riley will moderate this plenary session. Learn more about how these three states are addressing the total cost of care and the cost conundrum.
This plenary is supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation