Legislative Outlook – What’s Ahead for Comparative Effective Research?

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Public Briefing

A decade following the authorization of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), the significance and potential impact of comparative effectiveness research (CER) remains at the forefront of the health policy conversation. CER has offered an approach to evaluate the outcomes of different health care methods and identify which treatments matter most to patients. Comparative effectiveness research also has the potential to inform broader health care policy conversations on value, costs, and delivery system reform. This webinar will outline the various PCORI reauthorization bills and amendments that have been discussed by House and Senate committees to date. Our panel of experts will also explore some of the critical questions facing congressional staff and discuss potential next steps in the legislative process.


Tanisha Carino, Ph.D., Executive Director, FasterCures, Milken Institute
Gail Wilensky, M.D., Senior Fellow, Project HOPE
Anand Parekh, M.D., MPH, Chief Medical Advisor, Bipartisan Policy Center
Sarah J. Dash, MPH, President and CEO, Alliance for Health Policy

This event was made possible by a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award.